Watch: Here’s How to Spot and Treat Baby’s Eczema

Follow these steps to keep flare-ups at bay.
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ByKate Traverson
Updated
Jul 2020
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Babies often deal with a number of different skin issues (blame their changing hormones and adjustment to life outside the womb), but how can you tell if what you’re dealing with is eczema? For one, if you have a family history of eczema or even allergies, baby is more likely to have it. And two, it typically starts out as red, flaky patches on baby’s cheeks, chin or forehead. If you think you’ve spotted this extremely common skin condition, don’t sweat it. There are several steps you can take to calm and protect the skin against future flare-ups. Watch the video above for tips on how to identify, effectively treat, and even prevent eczema symptoms before they start.

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