DIY Breast Milk Nappy Balm

Posted in Breastfeeding Advice, Changing Tips & Advice.

Breastmilk bum balm for baby

Making your own bottom balm to soothe bub between nappy changes is easy, cheap and this version is all-natural.

And it’s not just baby’s bottom that may benefit from this homemade wonder, some mums from our Facebook community claim it’s helped with eczema and baby acne. All it takes is a couple of ingredients, including breast milk.

Is there anything that this liquid gold can’t do?!

How to make breast milk nappy balm


  • 100ml breast milk
  • 100ml grapeseed or coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp grated beeswax
  • Few drops of vitamin E oil
  • 6-8 drops of lavender essential oil (optional)


STEP 1: Heat the grapeseed or coconut oil with the beeswax in the microwave on low until just melted, about two to three minutes.

STEP 2: Add the vitamin E oil to the mix.

STEP 3: Pour the breast milk into the mixture while whisking. The mixture will get thicker as you whisk.

STEP 4: Let the mixture cool before using. It will keep getting thicker as it cools, so if you want to store it in a jar, pour it in while it’s still warm.

This Breast Milk Nappy Balm can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three months.

Ingredients listed to make homemade breast milk nappy balm

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