I wonder how many of Jay’s nappies I have changed to date. Obviously quite a lot in 15 months and thankfully he’s never had any nappy rash. I remember the very first nappy change at the hospital which didn’t go as planned as I was so nervous under the watchful eye of the Midwife and I had put the nappy on the wrong way! but what I did know was that babies skin is thinner as their immune systems are developing and like any parent I wanted to protect my newborn’s skin and keep him soft, healthy and moisturised.
I used water and cotton wool only for the first two weeks of Jay’s life but I had already decided I was going to use Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream at each nappy change even though he wasn’t suffering from any rash. I was therefore really keen when recently asked if I wanted to try their latest barrier cream Sudocrem Care and Protect which won Product of the Year 2015 in the Winner Nappy Cream category. It’s gentle yet effective and can be used daily at every nappy change even on newborn babies. I wish I had started using this cream sooner as I prefer it to the thicker antiseptic cream and a little really does go a long way. The tube is quick and easy to use and it’s mess free with a hinged flip top. It’s unlikely to spill out into your changing bag. The traditional waxy cream has a stronger smell to Care & Protect which is smoother in texture and has a clean scent.
The Official Description
Sudocrem Care & Protect is a nappy rash ointment, designed specifically for babies and offers TRIPLE PROTECTION against the causes of nappy rash by:
1. Creating a protective barrier that seals in the skin’s natural moisture and protects even the most delicate skin against external irritants.
2. Conditioning the skin- Vitamin E and Pro Vitamin B5 helps to protect the skin and keep it soft, healthy and moisturised. Pro Vitamin B5 has been shown to act as an anti-inflammatory on skin, and acts both as a moisturiser and an aid to stimulate the skin’s natural healing processes.
3. Guarding against infection- As well as sealing in the good stuff, Sudocrem Care & Protect acts as a barrier to protect delicate skin from the bad stuff, like the chemicals in urine and poo, and from chafing and rubbing.
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Disclaimer: All views expressed are my own. I have not been paid to make this review, but I have been given a tube of Sudocrem Care & Protect for free.