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How to change a diaper

How to change a diaper

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The average newborn goes through eight to 10 diapers a day, so even a rookie parent will become an expert soon enough. Get ahead of the game with these parent-approved strategies for quick and easy diaper changes.

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How to change a diaper like a pro

Tip #1: Gather your supplies

Soft wipes, fresh diaper, plastic bag

Tip #2: Roll baby’s hands in her shirt to keep baby’s hands clean

Tip #3: Put a fresh diaper under baby before removing the soiled one

Tip #4: Use the front half of the diaper to wipe your baby’s bottom if there’s poop

Tip #5: Wipe girls from front to back. Cover a boy with a wipe so you don’t get sprayed

You got this!

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Last updated: February 2020

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