2 min read
Nearly one in 10 babies experience eczema, or atopic dermatitis, during their first year of life. While this skin condition can seem alarming and cause a lot of discomfort for your baby, there are a lot of myths about eczema that simply aren't true — these are six of the most common ones:
According to the National Eczema Society, eczema is not an allergic reaction, but rather a "non-contagious, inflammatory dry skin condition" that can be caused by any number of internal or environmental factors. It's not just caused by stress.
Although eczema is fairly common in infants and toddlers, it's not contagious. This means that eczema isn't spread through human contact or surfaces.
Actually, many experts say bathing your child regularly in lukewarm water can actually help soothe eczema. You can also dry them off and apply moisturiser directly after bath time to help maintain skin moisture. However, you should avoid strong soaps or bath products with fragrances or additives.
While some topical steroids aren't recommended for children, there are some low-potency steroids available that are completely safe for your baby's skin. However, always consult your child's paediatrician before trying any eczema treatment methods.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says many infants and toddlers see decreases in flare ups by the time they reach kindergarten. Unfortunately, there's no way to predict if your child's eczema will clear up with time or not, so it's best to just treat it as best as you can to minimize your child’s discomfort.
Baby eczema can be difficult for new parents, but it's not impossible to manage. By educating yourself and following your doctor's recommendations, you and your baby should be just fine.
Comments will be approved before showing up.
3 min read
Are you ready for our July Bean Of The Month - Samatha Jean?! An adventurer at heart with eyes full of wonder! Those innocent eyes are impossible to resist! Having grown up with our milestone blanket, this little bean is now 14 months old!
2 min read
Under the summer sun we feel the warmth of those brilliant rays, of light granting us new vibrant colours, here comes our Little Sunshine, our June Bean Of The Month - Ohanna! Baby Ohanna is all wrapped up in our Bakery Bun swaddle, while looking super adorable! Our Baby bean Ohanna is almost three months old now!
2 min read
Double the kids, double the fun! Meet our cutest May Beans Of The Month! Baby Eton and Baby Joni are having tummy time in their White Rabbit Candy Tee and onesie while looking super cute! Eton was born on September 1, 2018, and just over 3 years old. Baby bean Joni was born on January 10, 2022 and is 4 months old now!
Plus special offers and early access to new products
We will send you a notification as soon as this product is available again.
We don't share your email with anybody