Because babies’ immune systems are not built up like an adult’s, they are more susceptible to infections caused by bacteria and other germs.
We spend a lot of time making sure the baby’s nursery is free from things like VOCs and BPA but what about the changing area? Changing a diaper is the dirtiest part of taking care of a baby or small child. But that doesn’t mean it cannot be sanitary!
American comedian Jeff Foxworthy once joked, “Changing a diaper is like getting a present from your grandmother – you’re not sure what you’ve got but you’re pretty sure you’re not going to like it.” That’s so true – every time you open a diaper is potential for disaster. [Read more…]