Properly changing a baby’s diaper is a question that we receive from many of our readers. We spoke to a Registered Nurse to get the answer for you.

The summary is that diaper changing is more about common sense than anything else. Your objective should be to keep your baby as dry and comfortable as possible. Before you start, assemble everything you need:

  • A clean diaper
  • Diaper rash ointment or petroleum jelly
  • A soft washcloth and small basin of warm water or a diaper wipe

READ ON: WHAT CAN I DO TO PREVENT DIAPER RASH?