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What to Do If Your Child Catches Impetigo

Winter air can be brutal on skin especially the face and hands. Kids are particularly vulnerable since they don’t tend to remember to slather on lotion or use chap stick repeatedly throughout their days. Recently, my youngest son who struggles with sensitive skin that is prone to dryness developed a terrible infection that at first […]

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What Is That Red Rash On My Baby’s Skin?

  When both of my babies were born I was awed by the unbelievable softness of their skin. I mean, whoever came up with that phrase, “Smooth as a baby’s bottom” was not kidding! I marveled at that delicate, creamy skin … until my son started getting these ugly, red patches along his thighs and […]