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Can my baby get a rash on his back from public baby-changing tables?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

It is very unlikely for an older infant to get a rash from any kind of changing table.
If desired, a parent can wipe down a changing table with some diaper wipes, then dry it with some paper towels, before putting the baby on it.

In brief: No

It is very unlikely for an older infant to get a rash from any kind of changing table.
If desired, a parent can wipe down a changing table with some diaper wipes, then dry it with some paper towels, before putting the baby on it.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Yes, but a few simple procedures can minimize the risk.
You can wipe down the changing table with a baby wipe or cleansing cloth, and then place a changing pad, small towel or blanket on the table before you lay your child down to change their diaper.

In brief: Yes

Yes, but a few simple procedures can minimize the risk.
You can wipe down the changing table with a baby wipe or cleansing cloth, and then place a changing pad, small towel or blanket on the table before you lay your child down to change their diaper.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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