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emelxxo Thu 17-Dec-20 23:09:47

Hi everyone,

My DS is 1 and has really bad nappy rash. I think he's teething (actually i'm sure hes teething) as hes not been eating properly and his cheeks are red. I bathed him tonight and my poor baby has such bad nappy rash. Hes red from front to back. I applied a thick layer of sudocrem before bed but was wondering whether i should change his nappy during the night? I usually only change his nappies before bed and then in the morning when he wakes up.

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Rainallnight Thu 17-Dec-20 23:11:27

No use to you for tonight but yellow Metanium is the absolute best thing for nappy rash.

SaulGoodmanIsTaken Thu 17-Dec-20 23:15:39

Second metanium and when it’s dried up use Bepanthen at every change, magic stuff. I changed nappies in the night when feeding anyway but probably wouldn’t wake to change otherwise.

robindream Thu 17-Dec-20 23:25:02

With bad nappy rash I definitely would check on it a few times over the night. He might let you know himself too if it stings him.

nowishtofly Thu 17-Dec-20 23:33:09

Another shout out for metanium, sudocrem doesn't cut it. And yes, frequent nappy changes and nappy off time in the morning if you can.

newmum234 Fri 18-Dec-20 15:18:59

I know I’m in the minority, but my baby actually does better with Sudocrem than Metanium. I find it easier to blend into his skin and it seemed to get rid of the redness quicker.

Fuscialuscia Sun 20-Dec-20 11:22:55

Also I wouldn’t apply a thick layer of sudocrem- it’s supposed to go on really thinly so you can still see the skin otherwise it’ll just make it worse

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