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Newborn Rash

Your baby may develop numerous scattered red blotches that can develop during the first week of life but generally resolves within 2 weeks. This normal newborn baby rash occurs in 50% of babies.

No treatment is necessary. Baby oil or ointments make it worse.

Newborn Acne

Your baby may develop small pimples on the face. This baby acne can begin at 2 to 4 weeks of age, peaks at 6-8 weeks and can last 3-4 months of age.

No treatment is necessary. Baby oil or ointments may make it worse.

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