Sometimes the white discharge called smegma can accumulate under the foreskin and lead to infection. This phenomenon happens with both boys and girls, but the trajectory just isn't as visible with girls. Labial adhesion, in which a portion of the vagina's inner lips, or labia minora, fuse together, is not uncommon, affecting roughly 2 percent of all girls. Three month baby boy receiving arms massage from a female massage therapist. It's an important issue to resolve:
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Ingesting antibiotics directly or through breast milk may also encourage the growth of yeast. My daughter's labia are stuck together. Read on for their answers to the most awkward -- and common -- questions about boys and girls. The tissue lining the vagina helps keep it clean, so even the messiest diaper shouldn't be much cause for concern. A yeast infection in your baby's mouth, called thrush, can spread to his diaper area through the digestive tract.