Diaper rash - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
Washing cloth diapers. If you use cloth diapers, careful washing can help prevent diaper rash. Washing methods vary and many routines work well. They key is to clean, disinfect and remove soap residue. Here's one effective method: Pre-soak heavily soiled cloth diapers in cold water. Wash diapers in hot water with a mild detergent and bleach.