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Haha how exciting it is to be a mom...topic: # of diaper changes?

I was just wondering while changing my son's diaper before he gets too tired for bed, that I really only use 3-4 diapers per day.

9AM-Change (dirty) diaper
2 or 3PM-Change (wet) diaper before bath and nap
7:30ishPM-Change (wet) diaper before bed

He's never had problems with a rash or anything, and I use a wipe for even wet diapers. Tell me, is this weird? How many do you guys usually use? My son's 9 months old by the way.

Please have fun with this! No bashing!

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ours

Asked by ours at 10:34 PM on Sep. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i would say between 6 and 9 diaper changes a day, shes almost 7 mo
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 10:36 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • Nah that sounds pretty good. My DS went through about that many at that age and DD a little more. Basically I was the type of mom where I woudl change them in the morning and if it didn't look wet and uncomfortable or dirty I wouldn't worry about it until nap and then bed. When they got a bit older they could let me know if they needed a change.
    mummy22kids

    Answer by mummy22kids at 10:37 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • Well I go through a ton. My daughter has really sensitive skin (just like mama) and if I do not change often, she gets a bad bad rash. We go through about 10 diapers in a day and she is almost 6.5 months.
    vickwu

    Answer by vickwu at 10:42 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • I probably change my son's about 5 times a day .
    1. when he gets up
    2. right before nap
    3. when he gets up from nap
    4. before dinner or a little befor
    5. after bath / before bed
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:46 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • Anon, that sounds like what I used to do use per day until I moved up to size 3 diapers and got all excited that I didn't have to use so many haha. See...EXCITING LIFE! :]
    ours

    Answer by ours at 11:12 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • i change my 4 month old when ever needed. he has about 5-6 wet ones and about 2 dirty ones (sometimes wet and dirty together) i would say i change him about 8 times a day.
    no schedule.. i check all the time lol!

    anyhow i have noticed when i used huggies pee would always leak.. whats up with that?
    im sticking to pampers now
    glossyblack

    Answer by glossyblack at 11:32 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • My son is 14 months now and he goes through about 8 diapers a day. I change as soon as I noticed he has peed or ppoped.
    Natsnumberthree

    Answer by Natsnumberthree at 12:09 AM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • I'm gonna say around 5 or 6 times a day and kylie is 11 months.
    DeathBat

    Answer by DeathBat at 12:19 PM on Sep. 9, 2009

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