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Heat rash on bump, anything i can do? At work so naked not possible!!!

(7 Posts)
Eddas Tue 27-Feb-07 16:39:24

I think I got an allergic reaction to stretchmark cream last week(doctor agreed) and the rash hasn't gone but now i appear to have bloomin heat rash and that's itchy too. As i say in the title i'm at work so any suggestions to stop the itching?

prettymum Tue 27-Feb-07 16:49:59

i had really bad heat rash all over my body in the last few weeks of pregnancy with dc2, they disappeared straight away after ds was born!

lulumama Tue 27-Feb-07 16:51:23

air it ., discreetly pull trousers down to under bump, if you are in the office alone, then pull your top up too !

dampen a towel or paper towels with cold water and lay them on your bump

get some calamine on the way home

Eddas Tue 27-Feb-07 17:04:28

Thanks, not on my own so have done the trousers not the top Will wear something light tomorrow!

Got calamine at home so will have a bath and put some on, need a peg for the nose though, yucky

Oh it's not gonna last til baby's born??

ShowOfHands Tue 27-Feb-07 17:06:22

Have really struggled with this. Calamine lotion, light cotton/linen tops and a fan pointed at bump. All helps!

Eddas Tue 27-Feb-07 17:08:25

Last day at work tomorrow so can just wear bra in the house. Mind you dd keeps telling me to put jumper on when i lift my top up, don't think she likes the bump and no belly button Bless her, keeps poking my belly button saying it's gone!!!!

flumppootle Tue 27-Feb-07 17:08:58

Hiya Eddas
I have had heat rash for a while and find that Medicated talc is a life saver (cuticura I think its called). Good luck

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