Neonatal rash ~ put only water on it

Pink pimples (”neonatal acne”) are sometimes thought to be caused by exposure in the womb to maternal hormones. No treatment is needed, just time. They can last for weeks or even months on a baby’s skin. Erythema toxicum is another common newborn rash. . It looks like red blotches with ill-defined borders that are slightly raised, and may have […]

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Vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency is a very common problem. It is estimated in Australia that one in three adults and 80% of all pregnant women are vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D deficiency may also result from some chronic medical conditions and certain medications. Ninety percent of our vitamin D is made in the skin via sun […]

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