Especially in the first six months, there are several benefits to using tape style diapers for your new baby. Once you are aware of all of these benefits, simply choose the brand and size that best meets your needs to keep your baby healthy and comfortable.
Tape style diapers are preferred by many parents in the very beginning because several brands feature a notched-out waistband to accommodate the umbilical cord. This is just one of the many reasons to use tape style diapers for newborns.
If there is one thing that we know about diapers is that it can get messy, very messy. When all you have to do is unstrap the sides to remove the diaper for cleanup, it is much easier to keep the mess under control.
This is especially helpful in the first six months before babies begin to sit up and crawl around more. All you have to do is lift the baby’s legs to put on a new diaper.
As your baby begins to grow and become more mobile, you may want to consider moving your baby up to pants style diapers. They have as many or more benefits for older babies as tape style diapers have for babies six months and younger.
Choosing the Right Diaper
Things to look for when shopping for tape style diapers include:
- Wetness indicator
When you keep these main factors in mind, you will easily be able to find the style, brand, and size that best meets the needs of you and your baby.