As a new parent-to-be, I am trying to prepare for my baby's arrival and I am overwhelmed by the options for diapering accessories. I am not sure how to choose the right diaper pail, wet bag, or wipes for my needs.
I have been doing some research online, but I am still unsure. I am hoping that some experienced parents or caregivers in this forum can share their advice and personal experiences with me.
Some specific questions I have are:
- What are the benefits of using a diaper pail versus just using a regular trash can for diaper disposal?
- Do wet bags really make a difference in preventing leaks or odors?
- What should I look for when choosing wipes, such as materials, fragrance, or thickness?
Thank you in advance for any guidance you can provide!
Hey there! As a new mom, I can surely relate to your queries about diapering accessories. While selecting a diaper pail, I opted for the Arm & Hammer Munchkin pail. It has a self-sealing system that traps odors and provides a diaper bag refill technology. I would suggest you look for a diaper pail that is easy to operate, has a foot pedal and is big enough to hold a considerable number of diapers.
Wet bags are a fantastic option to keep your baby items organized, and I found them pretty helpful. They come in different sizes and fabrics so you can easily find the one that suits your needs. You can use them to store used or unused cloth diapers, wet clothes or even toys. I liked the home-made wet bags with a zipper closure for better security.
While choosing the wipes, I would recommend picking the ones that are free from harmful chemicals like parabens, fragrances, and artificial dyes. Look for the ones that are gentle on the baby's skin and provide better cleaning. I usually go with the Pampers Sensitive wipes, but there are numerous other options available in the market.
Hope that helps!