How to Use Cloth Diapers
A huge number of babies around the world use disposable diapers daily. This is not only expensive, but also pollutes the environmental. We ought to go green with cloth diapers rather! Apart from what a lot of people believe, following is a very practical and cozy option:
How to put on a diaper
When you have got a cloth diaper, you are also supposed to learn its proper use as well. AIO and Fitted diapers are quite convenient to wear on; following is an account of useful information regarding use of prefolds:
- Baby wipes
- Diaper cream
- Diaper bucket
- Prefold cloth diapers
- Keep each and everything ready you will require before hand. While you are getting off a dirty diaper, prior to put in a new one, place a piece of towel over the dressing table or nearby whereas you find it convenient. Be sure you have the essential rags or baby wipes with you. Also don’t forget to have a dirty diaper’s bucket nearby. Cloth diapers could be wet considerably, and certainly you won’t like your baby’s poo or wee percolating all over your fine sofas or carpet.
- Lay / sit your baby over the towel already kept on the changing table. Doll out with him if you find him in a playful mood.
- Gently slide out the dirty diaper. In case it is wet only, you can undo the pins or the closures, to get it out smoothly. If the diaper is dirty, wipe your baby with a relatively clean portion of it, then take it out with care and put it to a side. Get a clean rag to mop / rub parts of your baby completely. In case of a male baby, it would be better to put a towel over his parts to escape from unpredictable wee showers.
- Now apply diaper cream.
- On the dressing table put the new diaper in a vertical manner — its thick mid part narrow ways upwards and downwards .
- Turn the thinner diaper side to the right and left of the thickest section, reaching the thick middle section.
- Gently lift your baby up a little, holding his ankles slide the diaper beneath him. The diaper must be as high as the bellybutton and the same height on the back. If the size of diaper is bigger than required, front fold it in case of boy baby while back fold for girl baby.
- Draw out the sides of the folded diaper from over the back, reach out to the front. Secure them in place with the help of a pin such that it doesn’t poke your baby any way during the process.
After you have placed the diaper cover, dress your baby up.
How to washing cloth diapers
First, scrape / remove solid waste from the fabric. Use half the usual quantity of detergent. Bleach them out. Drying them in the sun is better than putting in drier to remove odors.
Get used to employing cloth diapers always to keep your baby dry and comfortable vis-à-vis avoiding the atmosphere from being polluted this way. Over the course of time your will acknowledge its utility coziness.
Filed Under: Child's Health