Rashes on babies: From nappy rashes to Mongolian spots

New-borns have an extremely sensitive skin that often breaks into a rash at the slightest opportunity. Nappy rashes: Nappy rashes are one of the most common ailments, are characterised by an inflammation in the diaper area. Causes of nappy rashes Water, urine and/or faeces retained inside the diaper. Earlier it was thought that these rashes… [ Continue Reading ]

When Should Bed Wetting be Considered Abnormal?

Children sleep more deeply and soundly than grown-ups and do not wake up with the signals from a full bladder; so they wet their beds even though they may be dry by day. Between two and three years, the sleep becomes lighter and the child wakes up and expresses the need to pass urine and… [ Continue Reading ]