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.
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.
Your Newborn's Skin and Rashes
WebMD explains various common rashes in newborns, including which ones require medical attention.
Laundry Time for Your Little One
As you tackle the mountain of your little one’s clothes, bibs, and blankets, make sure your laundry routine is safe for her delicate skin.
Best Skin Care for Your Baby
Learn the best ways to keep your baby’s skin soft and healthy, and how to protect her from common skin problems.
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.
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.
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.
Diapering a Newborn: Dealing With Diaper Rash
Is your baby bothered by diaper rash? There are lots of things you can do to prevent and treat this problem.
Let the experts walk you through how to bathe that brand new baby, step by step.
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.
Tub Baths for Babies
Tips on bathing baby safely when she's ready for the big tub.
Slideshows & Images
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: 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?
Picture of Eczema
Eczema is a skin condition caused by inflammation. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema.
Picture of Diaper Rash
Diaper rash appears on the skin under a diaper. Diaper rash typically occurs in infants and children younger than 2 years, but the rash can also be seen in people who are incontinent or paralyzed.