Nappy rash advice video
A baby's bottom is soft, smooth and very sensitive, making it vulnerable to irritation and infection - nappy rash.
It also has to put up with difficult conditions, spending most of the day and night wrapped tightly in a hot, damp nappy and in regular contact with what comes out of its bottom, so it's not surprising that it often ends up red and sore.
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