Q:

My 2 month old baby boy's skin seems to be sooo dry only on particular parts of body like stomach and both knees. like patches. what could be the reason? he's on teddyy bar soap and Cetaphil body lotion. during morning and before sleep I also apply Maxcare coconut oil on those areas, but still it's dry and not curing. shall I replace soap with besan flavour or green gram flavour ?? remedies/suggestions pls!!



Akanksha

Same thing was thr with my 3 months lo too.. pediatrician said it's going to get btr on its own, just continue massage. I am also using coconut oil n olive oil for her, along with cetaphil lotion, and it's gone better now..

Prithvi Balaji

gram flour increases dryness. just apply oil and do not use soap too once in a while. just bath with hot water and pat dry only. do not wipe dry on baby's skin.

Niki Jain

teddy bar soap is very gentle it wont effect babies skin

BabyChakra

u can try mama earth baby products. You can buy them on Babychakra

Lopamudra Nayak

massage with rogan badam oil..and after bath use a good baby lotion prescribe by ur doctor

sheetal rai

hi my baby had the same thing. didn't apply anything. I used to massage her with mustard oil. use Johnson's baby lotion and powder. don't worry it will go on its own.

Dr. Riddhi Kataria

Soaps make skin dry. So make sure u use only warm water for bath, pat dry the body, use soft towel for wiping the baby, apply oil while sleeping and after bath. Apply oil every 3 hours if u feel the dryness is too much.
Quick tip - dryness can be a sign of dehydration. So make sure ur baby is being fed well. And you too are hydrated well. Make sure the clothing is soft and not washed with harsh soaps and dettol.
Apply ur own breastmilk if u feel nothing else works. It has amazing healing properties.

Dr. Riddhi Kataria

Besan or green gram flour or any other flour powders will make it more dry. Avoid tapping talcum powder too.

Dhivya Deepa

hi even my baby was having the same problem..try for aveeno product.. very mild for baby skin

Saba Tabassum

my son also had same ...it will bcome better by time.gram flour will not b gud idea, it will make skin more dry...cetaphil lotion is very gud..i used it...and if ur son dont have oil allergy then u can use almond oil.

Saloni Chandan

I have twin baby girls , same problem was with them, I massage them regularly with Hamdard ka badam rogan oil and apply Baby dove lotion after bath, I can assure it works!

Nida Khan

u can try sebamed body milk for babies. it's really good

Arwa Hozefa

Try using dove or pears soap . also keep the are moisturised. my son has the same issues . it will settle also try seba med lotion. I also apply Vaseline which has reduced the dryness quite a bit.

Suchi Gupta

my son's skin is also dry, coconut oil is best.. apply 4-5 times a day. and for bath u can try baby dove... it's very moisturizing..

Sujal Patil

my baby also having same skin issue....got some white patches n dry skin...v consult dermatologist

Subha

what did they told? I too visited doctor, she asked me to use teddibar soap, spoo shampoo and gave atogla lotion

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