Originally Posted by lil'momma
just curious to know how often do you all check to see if your baby needs to be changed? and about how many diapers a day would you say you go through.
You sound like a good mommy
I really can't remember with my own kids how often I changed them...it just happens...but I do daycare now and I change my babies every couple of hours (maybe 3 hrs. sometimes) unless they are "smelly" of course. The big thing is keeping vasoline or such on their bottoms after a diaper change. Vasoline is inexpensive and really keeps the wet off of them. That is how you PREVENT diaper rash. Because once they get it, none of the diaper rash ointment out there really works to get rid of it...they are just more preventitive measures.
Be careful if you use baby powder. Babies can choke (suffocate) easily if they breath that in. It gets into their lungs. I have one mom who likes me to use powder on her baby. So I'm just careful not to let it go "POOF".
Hope this helps.