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Homemade Diaper Rash Treatment

 

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Ok, we’ve all been there…a nasty diaper rash on our baby. We wonder how it got there and how to make it go away. My son never got one until we started solid foods; specifically apples and tomato sauce (to the horror of my italian husband). I tried everything from Desitin to breast milk (suggested by the doctor; it actually worked a little) but nothing would make the rash go completely away. So I did what many of us do, I hit the internet. While searching I came upon a home remedy chat room and found my cure to diaper rash.

Mix equal parts of vaseline and corn starch to make a paste.

It’s that simple and inexpensive! My son’s diaper rash was gone in 24 hours and now anytime he looks like he may even be getting a slight one, I use the mixture and it’s gone after that diaper change! Not only do I love love love this solution because it works and makes his little bottom all better, it costs next to nothing when compared to popluar products such as Desitin (although I still use Desitin as a preventive). For those of you wondering, this mixture is doctor approved. It is a little messy to make but the benefits far outweigh the mess!

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3 Responses to "Homemade Diaper Rash Treatment"

  1. Christin says:

    my mother in law told me to use the cornstarch plain in place or a cream, but I have used the vaseline one first the add the cornstarch powder over top too both work.

  2. sherry says:

    I never made a paste. I just put vasaline on and then the cornstarch. Same results

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