Imagine having a red-splotchy bottom that made you cry non-stop. Sounds like a nightmare, right? Unfortunately, most of our babies experience this. Every baby eventually experiences diaper rash, but not many new parents know why it happens or how to treat it. But thankfully there are many mouths of wisdom eager to pour out some sage advice, right? Perhaps not. While some old wives tales about taking care of babies may appear funny and harmless, some of them may actually do more harm than good. Here are some myths about diaper rash that every new parent should know about. Myth 1: 'Magic dust' makes diaper rash go away It\u2019s become a common practice to powder your baby\u2019s bottom with talcum before putting their diapers on. This is founded under the belief that baby powder absorbs extra wetness. But it will do absolutely nothing if moisture isn\u2019t the cause of your baby\u2019s diaper rash. While it may not actually do any harm to put baby powder on a clean bottom, you should definitely not put baby powder on your baby while they\u2019re dealing with diaper rash. It will aggravate the symptoms. Myth 2: Diaper rash is normal Diaper rash may be common, but it\u2019s far from normal. It signals that there is an unknown irritant that is causing the condition. And the only way to remedy it is to find the cause and remove it from the equation. Diaper rash is uncomfortable for babies, so your baby shouldn\u2019t have to experience it every time they wear a diaper. In which case, you should definitely be taking diaper rash seriously. Especially if it keeps happening. Myth 3: Bigger diapers will prevent diaper rash Diaper size matters very little when preventing diaper rash. In fact, it may even cause some urine and stool to leak out if the diaper is too loose. Then the baby will end up soiling their bed, or other areas of the house\u2014which means extra cleaning time for you. So, a diaper should ideally fit the baby snugly to catch any excrements. And many brands have designated diapers for each age group so parents will know exactly what version to buy. Hence, stick to the normal diaper dimensions. Size, in this case, does not matter. Myth 4: All diaper cream is the same This is false. Not all diaper creams are created equal. Some brands may not be strong enough or contain the right formulation to protect a baby\u2019s skin from potential irritants in the stool. Others may also contain irritating ingredients that may actually worsen the condition like baking soda, boric acid, camphor, phenol, benzocaine, diphenhydramine or salicylates. A good diaper cream you may want to try that contains nourishing, beneficial ingredients and will actually protect against diaper rash is the new Cetaphil Baby Diaper Cream with Organic Calendula. Introducing the NEW Cetaphil Baby Diaper Cream with Organic Calendula Does your baby experience recurring diaper rash? There are many ways for mummies to combat diaper rash. Here is one of the most effective ways. With the new Cetaphil Baby Diaper Cream with Organic Calendula, your worries are now at an end. Formulated with zinc oxide, vitamin E, vitamin B5, and organic calendula extract, this soothing, easy-to-apply diaper cream quickly soothes delicate skin whilst protecting your baby\u2019s bottom from wetness, which is the main cause of diaper rash. Cetaphil Baby Diaper Cream with Organic Calendula also offers Cetaphil Baby\u2019s 5-Fold Protection: gentle, soothing, hypoallergenic, moisture seal and protects skin barrier. So\u00a0you know your little bundle's skin will feel soft and smooth all day long. How to Use Cetaphil Baby\u2019s 5-Fold Protection range for Maximum Diaper Rash Prevention Step 1: Gently cleanse your baby\u2019s skin with the Cetaphil Baby Gentle Wash & Shampoo. This gentle, non-drying, tear-free formulation ensures that they\u2019re properly cleansed without irritation. Step 2: Moisturise and protect baby\u2019s skin from dryness with the Cetaphil Baby Daily Lotion that\u2019s enriched with shea butter. Step 3: Apply Cetaphil Baby Advanced Protection Cream on concentrated, extra sensitive, rough and dry areas. Step 4: Apply Cetaphil Baby Diaper Cream with Organic Calendula to soothe delicate skin. This ensures your baby is protected from diaper rash so they\u2019ll stay comfortable all day long. Get NEW Cetaphil Baby Diaper Cream with Organic Calendula Say \u2018bye-bye\u2019 to diaper rash with the New Cetaphil Baby Diaper Cream with Organic Calendula. This gentle everyday soothing formula protects babies\u2019 bottom from chaffed skin, leaving it soft and smooth. The non-sticky, non-greasy and easy to apply formulation keeps babies\u2019 skin hydrated and provides a long-lasting breathable barrier with soothing organic calendula. For more information on Cetaphil Baby\u2019s 5-Fold Protection range and NEW! 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