Scientific interview-
frequently asked questions at the dermatologist’s clinic

Answered by Dr. Christina Schnopp

Clinic and Polyclinic for Dermatology and Allergology, TU Munich

Question 1: What is so special about baby skin?

Can I use normal skin care products for my baby or does a baby’s skin need special products?

Question 2: How often should I bathe my baby?

Is clear water sufficient or should I use a bath product?

Question 3: When should I apply cream?

Which cream should I use for different situation (diaper changing, outings, after bathing)?

Question 4: How can a sore bottom be avoided?

The most important things to focus on are general things such as changing the baby’s diaper often, gently wiping away stool...

Question 5: How do I know if the skin is dry?

How do I recognise neurodermatitis? What can I do about it?