Changing diapers of babies after definite intervals of time is of utmost necessity. Every parent should be aware of. Diapers are extremely useful in keeping your baby dry and clean especially when you are outdoors. However, it is not wise to continue with the same diaper for an indefinite period of time. Whether it is a disposable diaper or homemade nappy, changing diapers in public can sometimes create uncomfortable situations. You can avoid changing a diaper in public if you are outdoors for a short period of time, but it is unavoidable if you remain out for long hours.
Changing soiled diapers and nappies in public places should be tackled by applying wit and common sense. You should take enough care to dispose of, the soiled diaper in a proper place to avoid any discomfort to the public. It is better to avoid washrooms of airports and stations for changing the diaper. Select any other area within the public place to carry out your task.
Make sure to clean your hands with a sanitizer before changing the diaper in public. According to Dr. Dr.Pankaj Vohra, Paediatrician at Max Healthcare, New Delhi, “Perfect cleanliness and hygienic conditions must be maintained while changing diapers in newborns in order to prevent diaper rashes. It is the tendency of every newborn to wriggle or squirm, and the mother should not take her eyes off the baby for a moment while changing his/her diaper.”
Some useful tips for changing a diaper in public:
Always carry enough baby wipes, diapers, paper towels and covers before stepping outdoors. Your process of diapering in public places must not invite frowns from the public due to the offensive smell of soiled diapers. Follow the diapering steps meticulously, and you will not face any difficulties at all!
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