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Are There Health Risks Associated With Disposable Diapers?

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dedicatedrider

Asked by dedicatedrider at 3:50 PM on May. 26, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • ~*Nope*~... they only fill landfills, and I had more issues thinking cloth diapers were the way... like rashes!!! I will never do anything other than disposable, regardless of what someone uploads to YouTube to cause drama
    MommaClark3

    Answer by MommaClark3 at 3:54 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • yes. there are lots of chemicals in them
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 3:56 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • Rash
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 5:05 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • skin allergies to the chemicals or what they are made of.
    slw123

    Answer by slw123 at 5:45 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • Yes of course - skin allergies because of the chemicals put into diapers. Not to mention I am sure there is a study about baby boys losing their fertility or sperm count thanks to disposables!!
    MommaSiete

    Answer by MommaSiete at 7:11 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • I suppose the chemicals in them can't be good but I have never personally researched disposable diapers. I cloth diapered my son.
    ceciliam

    Answer by ceciliam at 9:33 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • rash is the only problem weve had
    ilovemyboys84

    Answer by ilovemyboys84 at 10:30 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • My Mom could not use them on me, they broke me out in a horrible rash every time she used them.
    Peajewel

    Answer by Peajewel at 11:20 PM on May. 26, 2011

  • Yes there are.
    aj23

    Answer by aj23 at 12:57 AM on May. 27, 2011

  • Yes there are- diaper rashes being the #1. However, I don't think any research has really been done into the lasting effects from the exposure to diaper chemicals in the long term. :/
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 4:37 AM on May. 27, 2011

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