Baby Skin vs. Adult Skin


No Sweat!

Babies sweat less, which means she has trouble regulating her temperature, so make sure you keep her out of extreme temperatures. 

Baby rolls!

Because your baby has a higher lipid count, more icky germs can get through her skin, making it easier to get an infection. Change her diaper often and remember the DESITIN cream!

Defense down!

A baby’s skin is not fully prepared to defend itself, plus she has a lowered immune system, making her more open to infection. Monitor her skin and any red patches. 

Thin skin!

The protectant layer of a baby’s skin is less developed, so irritants get absorbed easier - plus she has a harder time with friction. Change her diaper often and don’t be shy with the DESITIN diaper rash cream.

Tickle Time!

And don’t forget to tickle those little, big feet.

Find out what steps you can take to help reduce your baby’s chance at getting diaper rash.