Seeing a rash on your baby’s soft, unblemished skin may be frightening, but rashes on babies are actually quite common. In fact, most are harmless, according to WebMD. Still, while most rashes are caused by mild skin irritants, there are some rashes that may signify a more serious problem. In those cases, it is important to call a doctor to get a professional opinion on what may be causing your baby’s rash.
As an expectant mom, I remember scouring and assessing my child-to-bes gene pool, but like Forrest Gumps Mommas famous pearl, Life is Like a Box Of Chocolates and you never know what youre gonna get! You cannot control who your children will be or what they will be predisposed to (at least not yet, but give science just a bit longer). Any expectant parent has nightmares during those nine months. While numerous tests are conducted in utero to detect any defects, there are many things that go undetected or develop later in life.