Diapers have been around for decades, catering to most parents, and the effect can meet their expectations. However, choosing which diaper to use remains a conundrum for all new parents. Ideally, the decision to use cloth diapers or cotton diapers should be made before the baby is born, so parents can stock up or schedule deliveries ahead of time. Most newborns consume about 10 diapers a day.
(1) Cotton diapers
At present, the innermost part of most quality diapers that is close to the baby's skin is a water-proof non woven fabric, which can keep the skin dry. The middle of the cotton diaper is an absorbent layer made of pure wood pulp and super absorbent polymer, and the outermost layer is waterproof material. In recent years, cotton diapers have become thinner and lighter, but still meet the needs of impermeability, comfort, ease of use and skin protection. Do not throw diapers into the toilet too, as it will cause the sewer to block. Roll up the dirty diaper with the outer layer first, then throw it in the trash.
(2) Cloth diapers
With the continuous development of diapers, there have been many improvements in reusable cloth diapers in recent years, and there are now a variety of diapers with different materials and different degrees of water absorption to choose from. If you're going to choose diaper service, it's good to know first. Ideally, a diaper service worker should come to your door at least twice a week to collect dirty diapers and leave clean diapers. If you choose to wash your own, you need to wash diapers separately from other clothing. First flush the stool down the toilet, rinse the diaper with cold water, and then soak in a low-irritant laundry detergent and sanitizer. Take it out and wring it out, then wash it with warm water and low-irritant washing powder and liquid.
(1) Environmental protection perspective
Several scientific studies have shown that both cloth diapers and cotton diapers have adverse effects on the environment, including the consumption of raw materials and energy, air and water pollution, and waste disposal. Cotton diapers account for 1% to 2% of municipal solid waste, while the cleaning process of cloth diapers consumes more energy and water, causing air and water pollution. Ultimately, the choice of which diaper to use is a matter of personal freedom and should be made based on one's own thoughts and needs.
(2) Health perspective
Diaper rash can be caused by prolonged moist skin or prolonged contact with urine. Because cloth diapers don't have the same moisture barrier properties as cotton diapers, they should be changed as soon as possible after wetting or having a bowel movement.
Before changing a baby diaper, make sure everything you need is within easy reach. Never leave the baby alone on the table—not even for a second, as the baby will wriggle and easily fall off the changing table. In addition, the baby can roll over quickly, and if you don't pay attention when the baby rolls over, he/her could be seriously injured.