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    How can reusable cloth diapers help in preventing diaper rashes in your baby?

    Written on 24 September 2020

    Expert Verified

    Kusum Sabharwal

    Obstetrician & Gynecologist - MBBS| DGO

    Free size reusable cloth diapers are beneficial by all accounts as they are cost-efficient, eco-friendly, reusable, and breathable. By maintaining proper hygiene and care, cloth diapers can also minimize the risk of horrifying diaper rashes.
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    • Moisture, improper cleaning, and remnants of poop and urine are the main culprit for diaper rashes. The free size reusable cloth diapers come with absorbent natural inserts made of bamboo, that can wick away the moisture keeping your baby’s skin dry. Use a wet wipe and pat dry your baby before putting on the new cloth diaper.
    • Cloth diapers are chemical-free and safe for your baby’s skin. The elastic of free size reusable cloth diaper fits snugly around your baby’s thighs and it won’t let their poop or pee escape. You must change your baby’s cloth diapers frequently as keeping your little one in wet diapers can lead to rashes. Your newborn will need a diaper change after every 2-3 hours whereas the time limit might exceed from 2 hours to 4 hours as he turns into a toddler.
    • Constant rubbing against the baby’s genitals by loose or tight cloth diapers leads to painful friction rashes in babies. Buy a good fit diaper to rectify friction rashes. Snapping in free size reusable cloth diapers makes it easy for the parents to adjust the size that fits perfectly for their baby.
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    • Most parents prefer disposable diapers just because they cut on their laundry time. But washing the tiny-mini free size reusable diapers is not a tough job at all. You can machine wash or hand wash them as per your convenience. Wash and clean the cloth diapers every day properly with a mild detergent to kill all the bacteria and germs.
    • Using less or too much detergent is also harmful. Soak and wash the free size reusable cloth diapers in the right amount of detergent.
    • The soft-touch of cotton fabric of free size reusable cloth diapers is safe and gentle for all the skin types. You can use them without worrying. Mylo Essentials also offers Free size reusable cloth diapers that are made of soft cotton fabric and come with highly absorbent bamboo charcoal inserts.

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    The biggest concern of parents while using disposable diapers is diaper rashes and as we can see cloth diapers can be the right solution for this problem.

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