Once you become a mother, you will relaize that feeding and putting the baby to sleep are not the only responsibilities you have. It involves taking care of everything revolving around your baby. As a first time mother, one of your daily responsibilities will be changing diapers.
While doing this, it is important that you be extra cautious and on the watch. Through this, you will easily master how often your baby is pooping so as to make the right schedule of diaper change. For an easy diaper change, you will need the following. First you should ensure that there is a changing mat. You need to have at least three mats that are water proof mats. The reason is that they tend to get dirty more often and you would not wish to use them again before they have been washed. If it gets dirty, you should immediately put it in a basket and replace with a clean mat.
Babies need to be entertained as they lie down on the ma to be changed. Toys or rattles would make a perfect source of entertainment for them. This will make you have an easy time for changing. You should place the rattles just next to you so that you can reach them easily anytime you want.
Since you will be frequently changing your baby to avoid health issues, you will need many diapers with you. Babies have a type of sensitive skin that are easily prone to rashes. Mostly this happens when they have stayed for long without a diaper change. Definitely, you will need to have lots of wipes with you. Yu should ensure that the ones you use are the most recommended as you will be using them on your baby’s skin. It is better if the wipes are easy to handle, wet and also soft. At times; you may realize that the wipes are too cold for the baby. It is therefore important to keep them at a favourable room temperature probably using baby wipes warmers.
Another essential that you ought not to miss is a cream or an ointment. After you have changed you babes diaper, you can apply them on the skin so that he or she does not get rashes. It is proper to choose one that would not react to your baby’s skin. There are several chemists where you can find the creams or ointments. You can decide to also use a moisturizer along with the cream. After a diaper change, you may need a baby fragrance just for a good feel. By ensuring that you have everything you need, you will make the diaper change time much easier.