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You'll be changing your baby's diaper up to 10 times a day. That's over 70 diapers a week! 280 diapers a month! 3360 diapers during the first year! We know you want to keep your baby smiling. And since a happy baby is a dry baby, you'll want to be sure to keep her that way. So learn the basics and you'll be a pro in no time!

types of diapers: what's the difference?

There are many choices in diapers today. Both cloth and disposable diapers come in a variety of sizes and with different features. After use, disposable diapers can be sealed up in a special disposal system and thrown away, while cloth diapers are laundered and reused. Whichever type of diaper you choose, make sure baby's genital area is clean after every diaper change.

 

Use this chart as a guide to add up all of the diapers you'll need during baby's first year.

age diaper changes
(per day)
# of diapers needed recommended size
(depending on baby's weight)
suggested # of diaper
value boxes needed
0-1 month 10-12 320 newborn or size 1 4
1-5 months 8-10 870 size 2 5
5-9 months 8 870 size 3 6
9-12 months 8 728 size 4 7