A mom friend was telling me today about the turmoil of diaper rash, and she was shocked to discover that we’ve never had a bout of it. As luck would have it, literally THE DAY I STARTED WRITING THIS ARTICLE, we had our first incident!! And it was all because I got lazy and broke rule number 1 below. But, this was actually a blessing in disguise, as I now actually have personal experience with the beast that is diaper rash, and can even further attest to the effectiveness of the remedies in this article!
There are a bunch of factors that play into diaper rash, but let me be the first to tell you, it’s not just another icky inevitability of babyhood. You can totally prevent diaper rash by taking a few, simple steps.
So what causes those rashy bums? These are the main perpetrators: