Learn about the composition of urine and understand how urine can be irritating to baby skin.
While urine alone may not be as irritating to baby skin in the diapered area as a combination of urine and feces, there are important factors to consider on the role of urine and its impact on diapered skin health.
Urine is made up of water and a number of substances, generally with a normal average pH between 6-7. Left on skin for a prolonged period, this can potentially increase skin pH and increase the permeability of the skin to irritants and harmful microorganisms.
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