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.
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.
What Are the Symptoms of Diaper Rash?
Understand the symptoms of diaper rash from the experts at WebMD.
Treat and Prevent Diaper Rash
How to treat and prevent diaper rash.
Diaper Rash -- the Basics
Get the basics on diaper rash from the experts at WebMD.
New potty training method suggests that some infants can be toilet trained before their first birthday.
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.
Newborn Basics: What You Need to Care for Your New Baby
About to welcome a new baby? Experts share the products you’ll need -- and the ones you won’t.
Salma Hayek: Mother, actress, activist
How Salma Hayek juggles acting, mothering, and saving children in West Africa
Diapering can be daunting, but not if you follow our expert advice, step by step.
Dr. Shu Profile
Meet our diapering step-by-step expert, pediatrician Jennifer Shu, MD.
Proper Diaper Disposal
No need to shudder, you can safely change and dispose of baby's dirty diaper. Just follow these steps.
Diapering on the Go
Be prepared for easy diaper changes no matter where you are.
Slideshows & Images
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.
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.
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.
Newborn Skin Care
See what normal newborn skin looks like and learn how to care for it. WebMD shows you diapering and bathing tips.