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How to Change A Disposable Diaper

Here are a few steps to make changing a diaper fun and simple for you and your baby. Your first diaper change can often be a big source of dread, fear and humor for new parents. The thing you need to remember is that is right way to change a diaper. Here are a few suggested steps to get you started .First use things first you need to be prepared. Before you start you need to grab your supplies that means clean diapers, wipes, and wet cloths. If your baby has sensitive skin make sure you use lukewarm water and guaze. If your baby has a lot of diaper rash it is best to keep a lot of diaper rash cream or petroleum jelly on hand
Here is something to remember never leave your baby unattended not even for a second. You need to wash your hands before and after each diaper change.
Then you open up the clean diaper and place the back half with the tabs on both side under the baby, next you unfasten the tabs on the dirty diaper, fold them over to prevent the tabs from sticking to the baby. Remove the front of the dirty diaper if you are dealing with a boy you might want to have any extra diaper or clean cloth to cover the baby’s penis so he doesn’t pee on you. If the baby has pooped use the front part of the diaper to clean the bulk of the poop off the baby’s bottom. Make sure that you let your baby’s skin air dry to prevent diaper rash, or you may apply rash cream or petroleum tump until it falls offjelly. After that your baby is ready for a new diaper. Remember if the baby is newborn don’t cover the umbilcal cord…...

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