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.
What Are the Symptoms of Diaper Rash?
Understand the symptoms of diaper rash from the experts at WebMD.
Diaper rash is a skin eruption that appears on the skin under a diaper; the rash typically occurs in infants and children younger than 2 years, but also afflicts those who are incontinent or paralyzed.
Setting Up a Safe Nursery
Tips on setting up your baby's nursery.
Essential Baby Gear: Strollers, Bedding, and More
A list of essentials -- like baby diapers, a car seat, and baby bottles -- and what else to buy for your baby and for the nursery.
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.
Diaper Change: Diapering Baby the Healthy Way
Take some of the germy mess out of diaper changes with these quick changing tips from the pros.
Salma Hayek: Mother, actress, activist
How Salma Hayek juggles acting, mothering, and saving children in West Africa
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.
What They Don’t Tell You About Caring for Newborns
There’s no instruction manual. New moms share stories about their rewarding, but demanding role.
Diapering on the Go
Be prepared for easy diaper changes no matter where you are.
Preventing Diaper Disasters
Get the tips you need on how to prevent those messy diaper disasters.
Dr. Shu Profile
Meet our diapering step-by-step expert, pediatrician Jennifer Shu, MD.
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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.
Newborn Skin Care
See what normal newborn skin looks like and learn how to care for it. WebMD shows you diapering and bathing tips.
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.