Already on ArticleSlash?

Forgot your password? Sign Up

Diaper Diaries: Myths you shouldn't believe

Pankaj Kumar
 


Visitors: 111

I believe legends and myths are rarely made of truth
- J. R. R Tolkien

Myths can be quite confusing as it can cause paranoia in some. Therefore, it’s better for such hogwash to be busted especially in the case of diapers. Baby diapers are essential commodities for baby protection and care. One has to realise that diapers, be it newborn diapers, toddler diapers or even baby wipes for that sake are extremely useful to guard the sensitive skin of the tiny tots. But all good things have cons as well and such mumbo-jumbo myths should better be debunked. So here are some common misconceptions encircling baby diapers.

Diaper Rashes are abnormal or critical

Truth is rashes do occur and given that babies have extra-sensitive skin, it’s a common thing for rashes to occur. Rashes are basically Dermatitis (skin inflammation) that is caused due to wet diapers/nappies that are not frequently changed. It’s easily treatable with homemade treatments although, during prolonged durations, you have to seek professional help. Remember to change the diapers whenever they’re wet or dirty and chances of rashes will be much lesser.

Pant Style diapers are uncomfortable

This is one important myth that needs to be cleared off. Pant style diapers are doing reputable business in the markets today and many parents are buying it because of it fits extremely well to the baby’s waist. In comparison to wraparounds, the PSDs snug fitting clings better to the baby’s body than many other diaper styles. So next time you purchase diaper pants make sure Pant Style Diapers are on your bucket list.

Only Extra Absorb is the best

Parents get really concerned when it comes to soaking abilities of a particular diaper which is also a valid point but limited knowledge always doesn’t help. One can prefer something like ‘Maxi absorb extra soft diapers’ which, of course, does come to the rescue but there are other types which you should look out as well. You can go for standard ones or for the airy-fitting ones which also has the least chances of causing rashes.

If wet or soiled, changed it after some time

Many advice that once the diaper is wet or soiled, it needs to be changed after, say some 20-25 mins. The truth is, it needs to be changed right away and disposed of. Especially if it gets soiled. Usually, babies don't soil their diapers when they're sleeping but may wet it during slumber for which the absorbing qualities provide a great help but despite everything, it's better to change the diapers once it gets dirty.

Bulky diapers lead to physical deformities

This is usually in the case of disposable diapers or Pant Style Diapers which are heavier than their Cloth counterparts. Myths like bowed legs or spinal problems are linked to diapers which are completely false. Buying the best overnight diapers for your little one according to its sizes should be the aim and no fallacies should stop you from getting them.

Mythical facts are all around us, one can’t run away from them. That’s why is better to not pay heed to them and concentrating on baby’s health and nourishment should be of vital importance. The Internet has been of great help. You can browse through and purchase the best newborn diapers or the best baby wipes online and nurture your young offspring like a proud and responsible parent.


(639)

Article Source:


 
Rate this Article: 
 
For the New Mom - Diaper Bag Essentials
Rated 4 / 5
based on 5 votes
ArticleSlash

Related Articles:

Cloth Diaper - 7 Reasons To Choose Over Disposable Diaper

by: Joseph Peterson (December 28, 2007) 
(Home and Family/Babies Toddler)

The Vampire Diaries had to choose another plan

by: Izdvd Lover (October 21, 2011) 
(Arts and Entertainment/Movies TV)

The Vampire Diaries Season 2 Episode 6

by: Edz Edzzy (October 20, 2010) 
(Arts and Entertainment/Movies TV)

Watch The Vampire Diaries Season 2 Episode 10 The Sacrifice Online

by: Audry Martins (December 02, 2010) 
(Arts and Entertainment/Movies TV)

Watch The Vampire Diaries Season 2 Episode 9 Katerina Online Free Streaming

by: Columbia Bishop (November 11, 2010) 
(Arts and Entertainment/Movies TV)

Health Myths Abound Through History That Kill As Much As Cure - How Many Myths ..

by: Derek Dashwood (December 31, 2007) 
(Health and Fitness/Healing Arts)

Forex Myths Common Myths Which If You Believe Them Can Destroy Your Equity!

by: Kelly Price (July 17, 2008) 
(Finance/Currency Trading)

Traffic Building Myths Part 4 - And Still More Myths

by: Sean Mize (February 20, 2007) 
(Internet and Businesses Online)

Traffic Building Myths Part 5 – The Last 2 Myths

by: Sean Mize (February 20, 2007) 
(Internet and Businesses Online)

For the New Mom - Diaper Bag Essentials

by: Terrie Cogswell (April 15, 2007) 
(Home and Family)