A RIVETING ARTICLE ABOUT…DISPOSABLE DIAPERS…
First of all, don’t be fooled, this is not riveting at all and I am not paid to endorse any products. I’m only here as a new parent to write about my personal experiences with some popular baby essentials. This is stuff we use everyday and it can be daunting when you don’t know which to buy or try. Remember, every baby is completely different, so I encourage you to read up on and try everything you are interested in and follow your baby’s cues and your own gut!
Baby George is now 9 weeks old and we have tried two different disposable diapers, Pampers Swaddlers and The Honest Company, both in size Newborn and size 1. We found pros and cons for each that I’d like to share with new parents unsure of what to stock up on. In general, if you change your newborn before each feeding, you will use 10 to 12 diapers a day until they feed more efficiently and then you’ll use about 8-10 diapers day. Every teacher, friend and nurse told us not to bother stocking up on size NB because most babies would be in a size 1 in no time. They were very, very wrong, so keep in mind that babies are FREAKING SMALL and you will use at least one bag of newborn diapers before growing out of them. George wore NB until 3 weeks and only then did he grow out of them in length before width. That’s 210 newborn diapers before we switched to size 1! Continue reading