Changing diapers isn’t the most awesome part of parenthood, but it’s still a necessary part of caring for your baby—not to mention, a chance to give them a little extra tender loving care. From what goes on the surface, to the surfaces those tiny bottoms go on, here are some of our must-have registry faves to help you master the art of the diaper change.
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3 in 1 Organic Diaper Care
This natural cleansing lotion by Noleo is as gentle as they come. Make diaper changes a chance to not only cleanse baby’s skin, but also moisturize it and protect it. This fights diaper rash-causing irritants like the acid found in urine. Your child’s skin will stay soft and soothed from newborn stage until you can (finally!) ditch those diapers.
Secure Grip Waterproof Diaper Changing Pad
The two best qualities you can look for in a diaper changing pad are ease of cleaning and ability to stay put. This one by Munchkin checks all the boxes with its easily wipeable waterproof construction (hello, unexpected messes), and skid-resistant grip strip. It also features contoured sides and an adjustable strap to keep baby safely in place.
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Fragrance-Free Baby Wipes
It’s no surprise that Target’s up & up products are beloved by mamas everywhere, as they’re affordable and made from quality materials—and that includes their durable baby wipes. Hypoallergenic and free of alcohol, parabens, phthalates and more, these cloth-like wipes are a hit with parents (and tiny bottoms) everywhere.
Baby Portable Changing Pad, Diaper Bag, Travel Mat Station
Mamas on the go need a reliable place to lay their little ones down when diaper changes beckon. This affordable one by Comfy Cubs features a waterproof changing pad, built-in pillow for baby’s head, storage pocket and convenient carry handle so that diaper changes in the wild are as easy as can be.
Baby Healing Ointment
If unexpected blowouts represent the worst of the diaper changing spectrum, then magical heal-all Aquaphor represents the best. This beloved multi-purpose ointment has been a staple in the diaper bags of mamas everywhere since it was created nearly 100 years ago and is used for everything from preventing diaper irritation to soothing drool rash, chapped skin and more.
You’ll quickly learn this very important lesson: Diapers are expensive! Luckily, you can add as many boxes as you want to your registry, and—mama tip—don’t forget to register for different sizes. Your baby won’t be a newborn forever! The Kirkland Signature brand of diapers (yes, the ones sold at Costco) don’t skimp on quality just because they’re lower in cost.
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