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How do I moisturize a baby with eczema?

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  • Put a gentle moisturizer on your baby's skin as soon as your child is out of the bath. Reapply it several times a day or with every diaper change.
  • Do not use any medications or medicated creams unless a doctor recommends it.
  • Hypoallergenic fragrance-free moisturizers are best.

From: Eczema (Infants) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Eczema: Tips on How to Care for Your Skin."

HealthyChildren.org: "Eczema."

National Eczema Association: "Atopic Dermatitis in Children."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on October 16, 2019

SOURCES:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Eczema: Tips on How to Care for Your Skin."

HealthyChildren.org: "Eczema."

National Eczema Association: "Atopic Dermatitis in Children."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on October 16, 2019

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