Choosing the Best Diaper to Prevent Diaper Rash

As parents one of our primary goals is to keep our children comfortable. After all, if they are not happy, parents are certain to suffer the consequences. One common source of discomfort for infants and toddlers is the dreaded diaper rash. The truth is no matter how much you try to prevent it, your child is almost certain to get diaper rash at some point or another. However, there are a few precautions you can take to try and keep these outbreaks to a minimum. Make sure you pack some ointment or my personal favorite, Boudreaux’s butt paste in your best kids handbag. Diapers are also a huge factor when it comes to keeping your kids dry. Let’s look at a couple of different diapers and decide which one is the best diaper to prevent diaper rash.
There are some parents who swear by cloth diapers. Yes, they are better for the environment and they cost less in the long run, but how effective are they at preventing diaper rash? First of all, Alva cloth diapers are incredibly cost-effective and are super adjustable. You can adjust both the waist size and the length of the diaper. This, essentially, means that you could use the same diapers from birth until the always fun potty training experience is complete. That is, if you take care of them properly. I suggest investing in a waterproof diaper bag that you can throw your soiled cloth diapers in after wearing out. That way you can clean out the bag with a faucet or water hose!HUGGIES NATURAL CARE DIAPERS

If you prefer disposable diapers, Huggies is by far your best option, at least according to this mom of 4. They are slightly more expensive than other brands, but you get what you pay for. Plus, you can always find coupons online. They are quite soft, designed not to irritate a baby’s skin, only leak when you do not fasten them properly or wait too long in between diaper changes, (This is a major cause of diaper rash, by the way.) and tend to hold in smells better.


According to an article in The American Journal of Pediatrics, there is no significant difference between cloth diapers and disposables in regards to diaper rash. This leaves the decision to a matter of convenience, price, and parental preference. As a result, Huggies Natural Care Diapers are our top choice for preventing diaper rash. Sure, they are more costly than cloth diapers, but they are certainly more convenient and they do not irritate a baby’s skin.

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