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eshe 06-16-2014 01:09 AM

wipes and petroleum jelly
 
hi,
can anyone recommend a good brand for wipes?
also did anyone use petroleum jelly? our hospital recommended using it instead of diaper ointment on each fresh diaper. what do you think?
thanks,
Eshe

pokeyac 06-16-2014 01:26 PM

We used Viva paper towels that we wet with water from a squirt bottle. For travel we use Babyganics. We've never needed to use diaper ointment. I don't see the point in using it every time unless the baby has a diaper rash. Petroleum jelly wouldn't let the skin breathe. I think some people use coconut oil for a diaper ointment. It's all natural and I believe it has other beneficial properties.

CFLmom 08-17-2015 01:30 PM

Try Ya Baby Sensitive Wipes. You can get them on Amazon.com. They're chlorine free, and excellent for sensitive skin.

calico_aster 08-18-2015 02:07 PM

I use cloth wipes (an old flannel sheet cut down into squares) that I dip in my own wipe solution (1 quart water, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons Dr. Bronners baby soap; shake/stir to combine). If my baby's bottom starts looking a little pink, I'll use LuSa Organic's Booty Balm; it's nice and gentle and cloth diaper safe.


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