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Eczema Care Online toolkit

Eczema Care Online is a website to help you manage your baby or child's eczema. It will help you to keep your child's skin healthy and help them live well with eczema.

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This project is funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research programme (grant ref No RP-PG-0216-20007). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.

Eczema Care Toolkit experiences

I have noticed that since we started using the moisturising creams more regularly, she gets less flare-ups.


I noticed that the steroid creams just made the eczema flare-up go away so much quicker.


I've been dealing with her eczema since she was a baby and thought I knew it all, and was really surprised by the helpful new tips I found.


Flare control creams

Get control with flare control creams

Flare control creams are used to get control of eczema flare-ups. Watch our video or click on the button below to read our section about flare control creams.

Find out more about flare control creams

See the golden rules

Moisturising creams

Keep control with moisturising creams

Moisturising creams help you keep control of your child's eczema and get less flare-ups. Watch our video or click on the button to read our section on moisturising creams. 

Find out more about moisturising creams

See the golden rules

The 2 week challenge

It’s simple – you just need to use your moisturising creams every day! There will be a chart that you can you use to record when you use moisturising creams and how your eczema is.

Take the 2 week challenge

Living well with eczema

Living with eczema

Eczema can be difficult to live with. Watch our video or look at the sections below to find out more about how your child can live well with eczema.

Bathing, showering and washing clothes 

Beat the itch   Making treatment times easier



Examples of eczema

A flare-up is where the skin is more sore or itchy than usual. Click here to see what eczema flare-ups can look like.

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This page contains links to all the printed materials we offer.

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Relaxation techniques

Listen to, or read, our guided relaxation techniques.

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