Baby Rashes and Skin Care Directory
Baby's skin is very sensitive to products, fragrances, and dyes. There are soaps and laundry detergents that can help prevent baby skin problems. Two common skin rashes in babies are eczema and diaper rashes, and WebMD has tips on preventing and treating both of these. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how baby skin rashes and skin care, what these rashes look like, how to treat them, and much more.
Diaper Troubleshooting Guide
WebMD's guide to diapering your baby and treating diaper rash.
What Is Pityriasis Rosea?
Pityriasis rosea may sound awful (and doesn’t look much better), but the condition is actually a harmless rash that goes away within weeks.
Your Newborn's Skin and Rashes
WebMD explains various common rashes in newborns, including which ones require medical attention.
Baby's First Bath: What New Parents Must Know
Your baby's first bath is a special event. WebMD offers tips on getting the most out of baby bath time.
Best Ways to Care for Your Baby’s Skin
How do baby skin care needs change as newborn becomes baby, and baby becomes toddler? Find out.
Baby Skin Care: Q&A With Jeremy F. Shapiro, MD
What are the most common baby skin care problems? How can you care for diaper rash? Our expert answers these questions and more.
Is My Newborn Normal?
To help prepare you for those first hours, days, and weeks of life, here's a head-to-toe guide to newborn health.
3 Questions About Eczema: Symptoms, Causes, and Prevention
WebMD interviews Asriani M. Chiu, MD, for answers to three top questions about eczema symptoms, eczema causes, and how to prevent eczema.
Let the experts walk you through how to bathe that brand new baby, step by step.
Tub Baths for Babies
Tips on bathing baby safely when she's ready for the big tub.
Baby Skin Basics
Caring for your baby's delicate skin is easy with these tips from the experts.
Baby Skin Conditions
Any bump or rash on a baby's skin can be a source of concern for new parents.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Images of Childhood Skin Problems
Hives, ringworm, warts: just a few skin conditions often seen in babies and children. How can you recognize these common childhood conditions -- and is home treatment possible?
Slideshow: Newborn Skin Care
See what normal newborn skin looks like and learn how to care for it. WebMD shows you diapering and bathing tips.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Eczema
Could that itchy, scaly, crusty rash be eczema? See the symptoms of this irritating skin condition, and find out how it’s treated.
How to Diaper Your Baby
You'll get plenty of chances to diaper your newborn baby! These step-by-step tips will help you master the art of diaper changing and fix any first-time mistakes fast.