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RASHES Happen!

High fevers and listlessness aside, there’s little else that raises our mommy alarms than a rash! Rashes come in all shapes and shades, even textures… some are quite frightening but typically harmless. Generally, rashes are usually a sign or symptom of a problem; this is especially true for diaper rashes. First and foremost we always recommend consulting with your pediatrician, they are far more experienced and qualified to determine whether the rash requires any medical treatment or if it’s nothing to fret about. Now, the good news for those who cloth diapers, rashes are a less common occurrence. Studies have shown approximately 5% of cloth diapered babies experience diaper rash issues as opposed to 50%+ amongst the disposable diapered babies. Why such a drastic difference between the two?Disposable diapers are made from plastics, not paper like many people mistakenly believe (even chlorine-free diapers are also made from plastic polymers). Plastic does not allow the skin to breathe properly and causes heat retention which can ultimately leads to rashes. Additionally, some babies are very sensitive to the chemicals found in disposable diapers and are unable to wear them at all without developing severe blistering rashes. This is referred to as allergic contact dermatitis. However, diaper rashes aren’t exclusive to the disposable diapering bunch. Rashes that occur with cloth diaper usage are typically either the result of prolonged wetness, sensitivity or reaction …

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Product Focus: Northern Essence

We offer natural handcrafted soaps, lotions, baby products, healing salves and so much more! Come try our famous Diaper Rash Salves, Creams and Wipes Solutions, they were formulated to be safe to use with all Cloth Diapers! We carry specialty products for the nursing mother and allergy sensitive babies & children. Come and see our full line of Wool care products, including many other products for you cloth diapered babies needs. We are always working on new and exciting products for the entire family! Some of our products:Northern Essence Whipped Baby Lotion – Baby BlissNorthern Essence exclusive…you will love this rich and creamy lotion! Try our Exclusive Baby Bliss Scent that everyone raves about(a baby powder scent with just a touch of sweetness!). Perfect for a quick baby massage, absorbs fast! Use it for your little one, give it as a gift or even use it for yourself (I do!) Made with wonderful ingredients such as: Shea Butter, Grapeseed Oil, Sweet Almond Oil. All wholesome goodness, whipped to perfection…for your perfect little one! Northern Essence Soothing Buttermilk Baby BathWe’ve teamed up Buttermilk and added some soothing ingredients for a wonderful baby milk bath! A WINNING COMBINATION TO SOOTHE, RELAX AND COMFORT your lil’ angel! Just perfect for baby’s precious skin. So gentle and pure, unlike store bought detergent-based “baby baths”. Only the BEST for YOUR LITTLE ONE. Great for the …

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Fluff Fridays – Week 23 *** CLOSED ***

Welcome to this week’s giveaway! What would you win: 1-Northern Essence Better Butter Cream1-Northern Essence Whipped Baby Lotion1-Northern Essence Foaming Wipes Solution1-GroBaby One Size Diaper SystemWhat to do? Simply leave a comment telling us how you have dealt with diaper rashes since you started cloth diapering your baby? What have you done? What creams have you used? Don’t forget to leave a way for us to contact you if you’re the winner. You don’t need to have a blog to win, but be sure to leave your email address if you don’t have one. When? You should leave your comment before Thursday, April 9th at 8pm EDT.What else to know? You can make ONE comment PER DAY. If you want to get more comments there are several ways to do it: 1 – Being or becoming one of our followers gives you one extra comment PER GIVEAWAY, NOT PER DAY. Simply post a comment saying that you are a follower.2 – Being a subscriber of our blog or subscribing to our blog, gives you one extra comment PER GIVEAWAY, NOT PER DAY. Simply post a comment saying that you are a follower.3 – Commenting in other posts during the week will give you ONE EXTRA comment PER EACH comment that you make. Simply post a comment on this one saying the title of the post where you wrote your comment. …

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