You look at your baby’s newborn skin and think, “Oh my goodness what IS that?” Before your freak-out meter goes off the charts, remember that baby’s skin is transitioning during the first year after birth to life outside of the womb. Many rashes will come and go on their own but some will require treatment, or even a trip to baby’s healthcare provider.
Take baby to her healthcare provider when rash is present with any other symptoms such as:
When it comes to rashes, just remember with all things baby: When in doubt, have it checked out!
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