The National Allergy Council has released two new video animations to help parents manage their child’s eczema.
How to apply moisturisers
When using moisturisers, it is important to make sure that they do not contain food ingredients such as nut oils, cow’s milk or goat products. Using moisturisers that contain food ingredients may increase the chance of your baby developing an allergy to the food.
How to apply cortisone creams and ointments
Cortisone creams and ointments help to settle irritation and itch on the skin (making your child more comfortable) and help reduce eczema flares (redness and itch).