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My baby squirms through diaper changes—can it be easier?

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    Just when baby’s having a great time, she gets whisked away for a diaper change! Parent-tested, nurse-approved top tips to make this easier for everyone include:

    1. Set a diapering station filled with all of your supplies in your most frequented rooms—this avoids the dash up or down stairs and to a different place, potentially disorienting baby
    2. Stack your diapers and wipes on your “handed” side, so on your right if you’re right handed. This gives you your dominant hand to work with while your other hand holds baby
    3. Set baby down on the clean diaper before removing the dirty one; as you open the wet or soiled diaper wipe from front to back, essentially folding the diaper on itself as you clean and go
    4. Remove the used diaper and voila, the clean one awaits baby right underneath her, saving you precious time and extra efforts maneuvering baby’s bottom

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