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Old 04-21-2009, 10:07 PM   #21
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Re: My Baby Has Bed Sores- HELP

Originally Posted by spotsmum13 View Post
You can rent or buy a special matress that is filled with air and circulates the air through the matress. By the air circulating it keeps the body from getting sores. Also have you tried repositioning her on her side being held up with a body pillow and a pillow between her legs, and then on the other side and then on her back. At work we reposition everyone who cannot do it themselves every 1-2 hours. Also keeping her in a dry diaper will help the sores heal. Maybe you should seek the advice and care from a home visiting nurse. Don't put cream on it, but you can try a duoderm. It is a thin layer that will form and stick to the skin to help healing and protect the skin. But I would also be contacting a wound care nurse for an assessment that it doesn't need more care and to prevent infection
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