Diapering Your Baby with Ease!

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In this post, we are going to know about Baby Diapers.

Introduction

Diapering a baby can seem very overwhelming at times babies can be squirmy, then there’s all that poop and sometimes they can get uncomfortable diaper rash, so here are a few do’s and don’ts of diapering.

First what to do?

Always keep one hand on the baby during changing your baby’s diapers.

You don’t want to learn that your baby can now roll over by hearing a thump on the floor.

Change your baby’s diaper often and definitely right after a bowel movement as all that wetness and friction can cause skin irritation.

When diapering a boy, do cover him with a soft cloth or wipe or you could find yourself getting sprayed in the face.

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When diapering a girl do wipe from front to back to avoid spreading bacteria, and both boys and girls don’t use products and baby wipes that contain alcohol and fragrance.

They can irritate a baby’s delicate skin. Do you use a protective healing ointment at every diaper change to prevent diaper rash?

Look for one that’s hypoallergenic fragrance and paraben-free. Diaper ointment provides a barrier between your baby’s skin and diaper contents helping to prevent skin irritation.

Don’t skimp apply generously to all of your baby’s crevices and folds to ensure a complete covering.

When your baby has a diaper rash, do you use a diaper rash cream with zinc oxide to provide soothing relief and protection?

Don’t make your baby’s diaper too tight or loose, a cloth diaper allows for better air circulation and less irritation.

Finally don’t stress diaper changing can be quick and simple if you follow these tips.

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