There are many reasons that parents to decide to cloth-diaper their babies. Some to save money, some to reduce the amount of waste they put into landfills and some because they want to keep the chemicals and toxins founds in disposable diapers and disposable wipes away from their baby’s sensitive skin. Two out my three children have extremely sensitive skin. They are prone to eczema, rashes and minor irritations from many products that my oldest daughter can easily tolerate. One of the most common, all natural and soothing treatments for inflamed, itchy and irritated skin is an oatmeal bath. You can buy pre-made oatmeal bath products or you can simply fill a small cloth bag with raw, whole oats, tie it with a string and toss into a warm bath.
Here are some interesting facts about oatmeal: