Diapers and Diapering Directory
Learning to diaper your new baby takes practice. But don't worry, you'll have plenty of opportunites to master this skill. Newborns go through about 8 to 10 diapers a day. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about the dos and don'ts of diapers/diapering , how to diaper your baby, items for your diaper bag, and much more.
7 Questions About Your Newborn Baby's First Week
Answers to basic questions about caring for your infant during her first week of life.
Diaper Rash -- the Basics
Get the basics on diaper rash from the experts at WebMD.
Treat and Prevent Diaper Rash
How to treat and prevent diaper rash.
Your Baby's Diaper Rash
Learn more from WebMD about preventing and treating diaper rash, a common problem in babies.
Diapering Baby On the Go
Heading out for a day with baby? Here are some diaper bag must-haves, with tips for diapering in public, too.
Solving Your Diaper Dilemma
WebMD provides insights into common diaper problems, including the debate over disposable and cloth diapers. Learn how to be environmentally friendly while keeping the convenience of disposable diapers, and find out what the safety concerns with disposable diapers are.
Diapering a Newborn: Dealing With Diaper Rash
Is your baby bothered by diaper rash? There are lots of things you can do to prevent and treat this problem.
Diapering Your Growing Baby
Your little one’s diapering needs change as they grow. From newborn to toddler, here’s what you need to know.
Diapering Delicate Areas
All the facts new moms and dads need to know to cope with newborn umbilical cords and newly circumcised baby boys.
Preventing Diaper Disasters
Get the tips you need on how to prevent those messy diaper disasters.
Diapering on the Go
Be prepared for easy diaper changes no matter where you are.
Dr. Shu Profile
Meet our diapering step-by-step expert, pediatrician Jennifer Shu, MD.
Slideshows & Images
How to Diaper Your Baby
You'll get plenty of chances to diaper your newborn baby! These step-by-step tips will help you master the art of diaper changing and fix any first-time mistakes fast.
Slideshow: Newborn Skin Care
See what normal newborn skin looks like and learn how to care for it. WebMD shows you diapering and bathing tips.
Slideshow: Baby Skin Care -- Simple Tips to Keep Your Baby's Skin Healthy
Caring for your newborn baby's skin may seem complex, but it doesn't have to be. From rashes and sunburn, to laundry detergent and baby powder, learn how to take care of your newborn's skin -- and keep it baby soft.
Picture of Diaper Rash
Diaper rash appears on the skin under a diaper. Diaper rash typically occurs in infants and children younger than 2 years, but the rash can also be seen in people who are incontinent or paralyzed.
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