Diaper Pail – Which one is the best?


Diaper Pail Line Up (from left to right): Safety 1st Simple Step, Diaper Dekor Plus, Diaper Genie Elite, Diaper Genie Essentials, Munchkin Arm & Hammer Diaper Pail, Diaper Champ Credit: BabyGearLab Staff

One thing that every new parent quickly becomes familiar with is changing diapers. Which of course leads naturally to the question, “where do I put this poopy-diaper?”

Pleasantly, until your little newborn pooper starts eating solid foods (typically at 4-6 months age), the stink-factor remains relatively mild. But, a new dawn arrives when junior starts eating solids and suddenly what was a mild smell issue at the diaper changing table becomes a full-on stink-a-torium.

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How many calories does my Toddler need per day? Download Your Personalized calculator

A toddler’s energy requirements are not very large. Here’s a general guide for feeding your toddler. Each day, a child between ages 1 and 3 years needs about 40 calories for every inch of height.


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How many Diapers will I need for my Newborn?

Newborn:Diapers.IconIn the first couple of months, you may find yourself changing diapers up to 10 times in 24 hours. Diapers should be changed whenever they are wet or soiled. Your baby will often (but not always) let you know. With a super-absorbent disposable diapers, you can tell if it’s wet by feeling for lumps in the absorbent material.

Here are some common times for changing diapers:

  • Right before or right after every feeding
  • After every bowel movement
  • Before bedtime
  • When your baby wakes up
  • When you go out with your baby
  • If none of the above events happened, change every 3 hours.


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Resources for feeding Solid Foods

Here are some website that I highly recommend:

Momtastic’s Wholesome Baby Food

Website: http://wholesomebabyfood.momtastic.com/
Description: Easy Homemade Baby Food – Making Baby Food has never been so easy. Try Nutritious Baby Food Recipes – Simple, Delicious & Full of Love for your Baby. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.

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