This Guest Post was contributed by Charles of MomDiscuss.com
People choose cloth diapers over disposable diapers for many reasons. Some people buy them to hold for disposable diapers in our landfills; others do not like the chemicals in disposable diapers. Still, others are cloth diapers cheaper than disposables.
There are many different types of cloth diapers on the market. Users claim that they are easy to use and more convenient than disposable. Most cloth diapers consist of two parts: the diaper itself and some waterproof cover. The lid may have clips or Velcro. Most cloth diapers involve the use of more pins, so you do not have to worry about the stabbing of the baby. Some cloth diapers are pre-folded, others need to bend. Still, other cotton diapers are all in one, without the two individual parts. You need to find some cloth diaper that works for your family both regarding convenience and cost.
The following tips will help you to use a cloth diaper.
Everything you need before you get your child. Throw a towel on the chest of drawers, floor or bed. Get your cloth diaper easily cleaned by hand. If your cloth diaper needs to be folded, make sure it gets to handle wrapped for having a winding child. If you use rags for cleaning, preparing or opening the container of the disposable wipes. Cloth diapers can be very wet, so you need a tank to the diaper or a towel to put on the diaper. To avoid damaging the wood, do not try to put the wet diaper changing table on one side or top of a coffee table. Remember, you should never leave your child something you forgot to get.
Get your child. If you both in the mood, play with your child. Tickle, giggle, point out body parts and naming your child with silly names. Doing this makes changing time less of a hardship for you and your baby.
Take your child’s diaper off. And if it’s just a wet diaper and the cover is dry, you should be able to slide on the wet diaper and replace it with a dry cloth. With practice, all you have to do is twist the lid and remove the wet diaper. You should not remove the cover unless it is contaminated. Continue reading “Tips For Using A Cloth Diaper Safely”