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”I don’t know why, but I felt I was to blame”

TMC member, Bethany Jones, experienced baby eczema and felt utterly helpless. That was until she found these products.

How do you treat baby eczema?

“My son Alfie started showing signs of eczema from about a month old, and I don’t know why, but I felt I was to blame. People would comment on how sore his neck looked, and I just wanted to scream back at them, “Don’t you think I know!?” I just didn’t know what I was doing wrong. Was I bathing him wrong? Or because I was breastfeeding, maybe I was eating something that didn’t agree with him? Now I can confidently say I was doing nothing wrong, but as new mums, we blame ourselves a lot!”

What is the best cream for baby eczema?

“After going through the standard motions with the GP, they told me that in Alfie’s case, it would be trial and error with what creams would work. Helpful right?
This made me feel even worse as not only was each new cream another expense, but I was at a loss as to where to start. With so many creams on the market claiming to be the cure, it felt like a never-ending battle. Finally, after months of trying what felt like everything, I found a 3-step system that worked for us. Here are the three products that worked for us. Hopefully, it will be the same for you.”

The best tip for mums dealing with baby eczema

“To any mum navigating the eczema train, keep advocating for your baby, speak up if you are unsure about anything and know that you are not alone. There are a whole club of mums going through the same. And remember – it will be ok!”

The best products for baby eczema

Best bath product for baby eczema
Best bath product for baby eczema

An absolute essential that I add to every bath now. It creates a smooth milky bath that rehydrates dry skin.

Oilatum Junior Bath Additive
Most gentle baby wash for baby eczema
Most gentle baby wash for baby eczema

This soothing oatmeal wash feels amazing on babies skin.

Aveeno Dermexa Moisturing Wash
Best cream for baby eczema
Best cream for baby eczema

This is my absolute lifesaver. Its thick and creamy consistency absorbs into babies’ skin and leaves it feeling hydrated and soft. It’s not oily or cakey at all. I kept this in all our nappy caddies and reapplied whenever we did a nappy change and when his eczema was at its worst.

Aveeno Dermexa Emollient Cream

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