Baby pants and diaper changing tips for parents on the run
Once you are a parent, your utmost priority is always the little angel that has become a part of your life. That little angel is your life as a parent. However, you still need to function normally with a load of work and daily household chores in addition to the extra care that your baby needs. The most important parts of the day are when you need to step out of the house, even if it is to get basic groceries. As a parent, you must be ready to expect the unexpected at times like these. One of those things is changing baby pants for your kiddo. Baby pants might sound like a tough job when out of your home and comfort zone. But it does not have to be so.
Here are easy tips for managing the baby pants and personal hygiene of your little cutie pie:
1) Carry disposable bags wherever you go - You do wonder how to use the plastic bags that you get from your nearby retail stores? Use them as reusable bags to dump dirty baby pants. Once you change the baby pants of your baby, place the dirty baby pants in the disposable bag and then throw it in the closest trash bin. If you plan to dispose off later, then make sure to tie the disposable bag tightly to prevent the odour from spreading.
2) Finding convenient spots to change baby pants - If you're in a mall, then there are specific restrooms made for women with kids. These are made specifically for diaper changing and pregnant women. If there is no restroom around where you are going, then you could do the same in the back seat of your car. If even that is not an option, then you could ask someone who knows the whereabouts of a comfortable place to change diaper pants for a baby. It might be new, but you can even try reclining the stroller seat down and converting it to your private diaper changing station.
3) Opt for baby pants instead of diapers - Diapers can cause a lot of chaos, especially if you are new to parenting. It is challenging to let your baby be exposed to harmful environmental conditions. It is uncertain whether changing stations in public places ensure sanitisation. Diapers can be time-consuming and a mess if you ask me! Choose baby pants over diapers to have a manageable, comfortable and convenient changing experience for you and your baby. Take off the baby pants like it is your regular shorts and apply the same after cleaning the bottoms of your baby. Baby pants offer soft and comfortable wear and do not cause itchiness at the waistline.
4) Make sure that you stock up diapers - It is always better to have a few extra ones when travelling. It will keep you on the safer side. Say, it takes longer to get back home and you're still out completing work. Then it might be a question as to how many times will your baby need a change. So stock your car with extra baby pants so that neither you nor your baby are stuck in an uncomfortable situation in public. For a better outing, pack a diaper bag which holds all the essentials like baby pants, baby wipes, baby cream, toys etc. before sleeping so that the next morning you don't face any trouble finding all the things and end up creating a mess.
Follow these steps to tackle the uncertainties of outdoor life and enjoy the days to follow with your little angel.