Diapering

Changing diapers can seem like a full-time job. Just as you finish wrapping your baby in a clean diaper, she fills it again. Here you'll learn how to change a diaper, the pros and cons of cloth diapers, what to do when your baby gets a diaper rash, and more.And don't forget to check out our collection of diaper videos!

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    Trend Alert: Moms Are Leaving Diaper-Changing Care Packages in Public Restrooms

    Another diaper care package was discovered in a Target bathroom over the weekend.

    How to Diaper a Baby

    Learn the techniques and secrets of diapering your new baby.

    A Man of the Cloth: One Dad Gives Up Disposable Diapers

    What are the trade-offs when you give up disposable diapers? One dad conducted a hands-on experiment to find out the pros and cons.

    Clearing Up Diaper Rash

    Cloth Diapers 101

    Think cloth diapers are impractical? Think again. They've changed a lot since Grandma's day. Here are the facts.

    5 Ways You're Cleaning Your Baby Wrong

    From the very first wipedown to the nightly bath, Ari Brown, M.D., founder of 411 Pediatrics and the author of Expecting 411, Baby 411, and Toddler 411, explains what you may be doing wrong.

    Eco-Friendly Diapering

    Cloth isn't the only "green" way to diaper your baby. Here, some tips that are healthy for the environment and your little one.

    Could Your Child Have a UTI?

    Urinary tract infections can be serious because they're easy to miss, especially in young kids. A pediatrician who's treated his fair share explains exactly what parents should look for.

    The Scoop on Poop

    A new parent's guide to the good, the bad, and the smelly.

    Inside Baby's Diaper

    What's okay -- and what to worry about -- in your baby's diaper.

    Diaper Rash Causes

    Does your baby have diaper rash? We break down the different types, including both mild and severe diaper rashes. Also, find out what causes these skin conditions and how to treat rashes.

    Would You Start Elimination Communication With Your Baby From Birth? This Mom Did

    One mom swears practicing elimination communication beats changing her newborn baby's diapers.

    When to Worry: Constipation

    If your baby hasn't pooped in awhile, does that mean she is suffering from constipation? Learn how to tell how the symptoms and what you should do to relieve her pain.

    How to Change a Diaper

    Get step-by-step instructions on changing your baby's diaper and preventing diaper rash.

    Baby Poop Guide

    What exactly is in baby's diaper? Our free visual guide to baby poop will help you understand what's coming out of baby's body. Just download, print, and tape the baby poop chart on the wall by the changing station!

    All About Poop

    The contents of baby's diaper will become your new obsession. But how do you know what's normal and what isn't?

    What's That Rash?

    Treating your baby's skin problems, from eczema to diaper rash.

    The Modern Mom's Guide to Cloth Diapering

    Ditching disposables is easier than you might think! If you're considering cloth diapers, check out our need-to-know guide.

    Your Baby's Digestive Health

    What to look for -- and what to ignore -- in your baby's diaper.

    Baby Registry Guide for Green Moms

    Looking for products that are good for your kiddo and the planet? Start with these baby registry must-haves -- eco-friendly gear and natural baby products and that don't compromise on quality, safety, or style.

    Ways to Prevent Diaper Rash

    It's practically a parental rite of passage: opening your baby's diaper and seeing his sweet little bottom covered in red splotches. Welcome to the world of diaper rash. Before you start questioning your parenting skills (or running to the emergency room), remember that the rash is harmless if treated. Most babies get a diaper rash at some point but won't continue to get it once they're toilet trained.

    If Babies Could Text: Texts from the Crib

    All new moms anxiously await their babies' first words, but what if babies could text? Hint: It involves a lot of smiling poop emojis.

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