Disposable Diapers

How to appropriately use a disposable diaper for a newborn

By Jeydy R. Class 6

How to know which diaper is the best for your baby?

When diapering your newborn, you want the best disposable diaper there is. In a diaper, you want one that has high absorbance, that it will be comfortable for you newborn to wear, and, of course, that it is eco-friendly. You also want to make sure that whichever diaper you are using, your newborn baby won't gain a rash from it.

Disposable Diapers Vs Cloth Diapers

While cloth diapers can function the same as disposable diapers but, they can be quite inconvenient. Cloth diapers aren't as convenient because they can be difficult to put on the newborn, which can disturb the baby. Also after each use, you have to wash the diaper after each use. A disposable diaper is more convenient because you can easily dispose of the used diaper and have an easier fasten to them. Disposable diapers also have a better absorbance and leakage lock than cloth diapers.

Disposable Diaper Brands

They're are many different disposable diaper brands that you can use for your newborn. Brands such as Huggies and Pampers are popular brands that mothers use. Most disposable diapers are eco-friendly and brands such as Bamboo Nature, fulfill the need of being so, while being super absorbent, leak free, and comfy for the newborn, as others do as well. Luvs is also a brand that is commonly used and is very affordable.

Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages to disposable diapers are that they are convenient, quick to use. They can easily be disposed and can be put on your newborn faster than cloth diapers. They can be obtained at any store for a reasonable price. Disposable diapers are a good use because they are leak free, absorbent and the newborn can move around freely. Disadvantages of disposable diapers are that they can be more expensive than cloth diapers. They can also have chemicals that can irritate your newborns skin, but most don't. Even though some diapers are eco-friendly, they can still be damaging since they are kept in landfills.

How Disposable Diapers are Made

The following video shows how disposable diapers are made so they the diaper is flexible, so the baby can move around. It also shows the parts of the diaper that can make it leak free.
How it's made - Disposable Diapers
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