Newborn Baby Vulva Care

Discusses a section on vulva care for newborns

Vulva skin care for girls

“Occasional episodes of itching around the vulva (genital) area can be common in young girls. Irritation to the skin can cause pain. The symptoms are usually not serious and improve naturally.

Mothers can try the following suggestions to help reduce their child’s symptoms through hygiene, clothing and other simple changes to lifestyle. If after using these suggestions symptoms continue, please see your family doctor.”

This article discusses:

  • Clothing and Laundry, Hygiene, Physical activities, medication, key points to remember.
  • Vulva skin care for teenagers

Tips for  clothing and laundry, hygiene, physical activity, medication use.

Some of the same information as the previous article, with some special issues for older females.


Vulvovaginitis is inflammation or irritation of the vagina and vulva (the opening of the vagina).

Mild vulvovaginitis is a very common problem in young girls. It will affect most girls at some stage and for some may be a recurrent problem with good spells and troublesome episodes. As girls begin to develop breasts vuvlovaginitis usually gets better.

In most girls vulvovaginitis is not a serious problem and it will usually improve with simple measures. In most cases no treatment or tests are needed.

This article discusses:

  • Signs and symptoms of vulvovaginitis
  • Causes
  • Treatment
  • Care at Home
  • Key Points to Remember