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Old 02-10-2013, 03:44 PM   #31
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Re: Why are yeast infections so common?

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DS has gotten it twice. Once was in his 2end month and once just recently at 3 years old only wearing nighttime diapers.

This first time around I always blamed it on leaving him in a KL0, cotton fitted, all night. This time I learned that it started with a normal diaper rash, I tried something new and it chaffed him. The yeast then was able to grow in the broken skin.

to prevent. reduce normal diaper rash and keep a good bacterial balance in the system. (using greek yogurt or probiotic, etc)

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LO has never been on antibiotics and when yeast started she was ebf. I just recently figured this out. I have been bleaching diapers for months b/c it kept coming back. It all started when I switched to a "green" detergent because I read Tide was bad for CD. Well that was a mistake. The dipes were not getting clean and causing irritation which made a place for yeast to grow. We are back on Tide. Her ped said it was more common in chubby babies.

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Old 02-10-2013, 10:15 PM   #32
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My son gets yeasty poo after family events where he eats different foods and lots of sweets. Day to day I make sure to give him yogurt and keep it as healthy and simple/whole food as possible. He has a bit of a sensitive tummy but diet has really been the main factor for Keeping it under control. But I know of kids in sposies that battle it as well, it's different for everyone.
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Re: Why are yeast infections so common?

I have been CDing about 8 years with 5 kids - never had a yeast rash or infection
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6 years and no yeast infections in diaper areas in either sposies or cloth.

Only DS2 has had thrush
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