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Diarrhoea causing nappy rash - anything I can do to help DS?
Nearly 8MO DS has had pooey nappies for the last 36 hours, runnier than normal (sorry if tmi). Last night he screamed for about an hour before going to bed (normally a very chilled out little chap) as it had caused painful nappy rash.
Is there anything I can do to help him or does he just need to sleep and ride it out? He's BF & we're doing BLW - should I stop the solids until it clears up? How do you tell what's caused it or does it just happen for no reason?
Thanks for your help everyone. The nappy rash appears to have gone but we're still left with diarrhoea and added vomitting, not sleeping, temperature and runny nose to the list of ailments. Guess it's just my lucky week... <wallowing in self-pity just ignore>
i used tostop all food for 24 hours just gave my ds cooled boiled water then when introduce milk again my doc advice was to dillute the milk 50 50 with water and gradually build up to full strength. also i swear by giving my son arrow root biscuits after the first 24 hours. hope you ds gets better soon.
MrsJamin we've had the same problem for the last four or five days - poor little man (13 months) has been so unhappy with it and gone from loving his bath to hating it because he's scared it will make his bottom hurt more. after endless metanium and NO fruit (may or may not be a link - apple is supposedly one trigger for some babies) his bottom is now a lot better. he's a bit too old for the no nappy solution as he's walking and can't be kept in one area as easily and i don't fancy widdle all over the house but may have to consider that next time we go through this....