skin irritation and rash caused by the build-up
of excessive heat inside a baby's diapers. Diaper
scald, the formation of skin eruptions in the form of pimple like, and red rash like areas, on a baby's diaper
covered bottom. Diaper
All of the children
wearing diapers at the halfway house, were suffering
from severe diaper scald.
Mothers who use traditional cloth diapers on their children often
forego the use of rubber pants during extremely hot, dry, or humid days, to avoid
inevitable diaper scald.