When it comes to babycare, learning how to diaper a newborn is an indispensable skill. Newborns can go through a dozen diapers a day, so perfecting your routine will ultimately save you lots of time. And, when it comes to monitoring the health and wellness of a baby, carefully tracking diaper activity is one of the main ways to identify when a baby might be getting sick.
In this lesson, you’ll learn:
What diapering supplies you need and how to select them
How to change a disposable diaper, which includes the same fundamentals used in cloth diaper changes
How to deal with diaper rash including what it is, what causes it, how to prevent/treat it and when to call the doctor
What’s ‘normal’ to expect in your baby’s diaper when it comes to poop and pee plus some common red flags that mean you should call the doctor
Favorite tips and tricks from experienced parents
Once you’ve spent a day or two around a baby, you’ll quickly reach diapering guru status – this lesson helps you get started on the right footing and will serve as a useful reference when questions arise.