breastmilk works for tip redness! - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 12-05-2003, 06:22 PM - Thread Starter
OneSassyMama's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: the laundry room
Posts: 59
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I was worried because my intact 3-month-old ds's foreskin was red at the tip (it may have resulted from his penis accidentally being kind of smushed in a sideways position under the Snappi of his cloth dipe : ... we usually use fuzzibunz)

Anyway, I tried Burt's Bees, which seemed to make the skin a bit dry and didn't get rid of all the redness. I love BB ointment for diaper rash but I think the foreskin tip may be a little too sensitive for it (anyone else have experience with this)?

Then I came here and read the recent post written by someone with the same problem. Tried breastmilk as another poster suggested, and poof! Back to normal. Just wanted to let everyone know, might as well try breastmilk first if you're nursing and ds's foreskin tip looks red. It's like a miracle cure!
OneSassyMama is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 4 Old 12-05-2003, 07:26 PM
house elf's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 151
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks for the tip! I will be breastfeeding, so I'll keep that in mind if I ever need it.
house elf is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 12-07-2003, 12:15 AM
feebeeglee's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 2,687
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I have had good luck with this cure as well
feebeeglee is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 12-12-2003, 04:36 AM
Xenogenesis's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Jamaica me happy.
Posts: 1,930
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Breastmilk also works "wonders" on measles and chickenpox . . .
Xenogenesis is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 13,634

30 members and 13,604 guests
Boodah'smama , caseydilworth , Crazybean , cryswilkins , Deborah , Emilia.H , emmy526 , ericwatson239 , Foregen , girlspn , hakunangovi , IsaFrench , katelove , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , kindroom71 , MamaLeigh , michanders4 , Michele123 , momys1 , NaturallyKait , Nessiesmith81 , redsally , RollerCoasterMama , Springshowers , sren , tiller , worthy
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.