My daughter is almost 10 mos. She's always had sensitive skin, reacting to disposables as a newborn. We then were using gdiapers for 4 mos, then she had thrush and began reacting to the gdiaper inserts (in for 5 mins, no pee, red welty). Since then we've been using organic cotton prefolds. We've had thrush twice, and are on probiotocs with no symptoms now.
She occasionally gets red and we'll give her a bath w/apple cider vinegar in it and do a strip on the diapers and lots of air time and it will resolve. For the past 2-3 weeks now we can't get rid of it. The rash is on her cheeks w/nothing in the cracks. The skin is rough and bumpy and peeling. She doesn't seem excessively bothered by it, but when naked will scratch at it which we are not allowing as much as feasible.
Our wash is: cold prerinse w/vinegar, hot wash w/free detergent and an extra hot rinse or two. Currently no ammonia smell, she is not dehydarated. Still mostly bfing and we are both dairy free....the rash doesn't look like food allergy rash as it is only on the skin covered by the diaper and nothing around the anus...
I really want to put something on it since it seems so dry...but I'm at a loss. /the doctor's office is out of ideas too....help?
Edited by joanq - 11/30/10 at 4:29pm