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What is the difference? I want to prevent nappy rash.
I also use Desitin... There're 2 types... one purple one and one blue. The blue one is creamy. It's less concentrated. You can buy 4oz ones on ebay. i bought all of mine from ebay. My friend also used Calendula cream. She says it worked for her baby. So i guess it defers for babies . The only other cream that I used before was drapolene. It was horrible. my babies rash got worse. But Drapolene worked for my cousin's baby. So it really all depends on how your baby will respond.
The purple one is stronger. When my baby was first using drapolene, his nappy rash was very very bad. So we bought the purple one to apply. The purple one the cream is very thick. Once the nappy rash subsided abit, we switched to the blue one, which is easier to wipe off and clean off because it's not so thick. I suggest you start off with the blue one. We only used the purple one coz the nappy rash was really very bad. We also dont't apply every time... We only apply when we see nappy area is going to break into a rash... Most importantly is to keep nappy area dry to prevent nappy rash from developing.
thanks for the advice. these days so many things on my mind. buy this, buy that.i have to start buying evevrything now, cos i can really feel my enerygy level dropping as days go by.dont want to wait till last trimester then drag myself around buying stuffs.
yeah... now's the best time to buy... my dear son was born one month early and that time i pushed everything back too much coz i was waiting for christmas sales .... so was caught unprepared when i saw my gynae and he told me that i had to deliver the next day coz i had pre-eclampsia.
enjoy the shopping!
BTW, where to get Desitin Creamy from? I've search from kiddy palace but didn't manage to find it. I think they dont't carry this product. Any idea where?
i got mine through a friend.
she is from singapore motherhood forum.
you can try there.
you can go for these BP which is repeated for a peace of mind.
those repeated BP should be ok. otherwise no one will go back for it.