How to Change a Baby’s Diaper – Newborn Care Tips

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Let Babies 411 show you how to change a baby’s diaper.

Babies need frequent diaper changes to keep them comfortable and prevent diaper rashes. The best time to change your baby’s diaper is right before feeding time. This is good for several reasons. First, it helps wake your baby for the feeding. Next, it helps to prevent waking your baby after the feeding (what I like to call the “milk coma”). And finally, it helps avoid causing your baby to spit up once his/her belly is full.

Little girls should be wiped from front to back to prevent urinary tract infections. If your little boy was circumcised, be sure to apply an emollient (I like Earth Mama Angel Baby’s Baby Bottom Balm ) to his penis every diaper change to help prevent it from sticking to the diaper (Ouch!). This ointment also helps to soothe mild diaper rashes.

If your baby develops a diaper rash, avoid using commercial wipes since these can be irritating to the skin. Use a damp wash cloth and try not to rub too hard. For big poopy messes, rinse your baby’s bottom off in the sink or bathtub. Be sure to dry the area well (again, don’t rub…just pat gently). If you are brave enough, try leaving your baby’s diaper off for a bit. Fresh air is good for the hiney. Use a diaper rash cream of your choice to help clear up the rash. I like Earth Mama Angel Baby’s Baby Bottom Balm, but if this doesn’t do the trick, try a zinc-oxide based cream (I like triple paste because it works great and has a good safety rating from Skin Deep).

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Gamer Geek Risto says:

They squirm… Alot

Marcy tine says:

umm…. thanks I had to watch my baby sister today and tomorrow and I had
to change her diaper

GirlyGirlTv247 says:

She’s soo sweet and lovable:)

jessica debakker says:


kcl060 says:

Awesome! Thanks so much for the tutorial.

robertocabra says:

crap, is there really a parent who doesn’t know how to change w fkin
diaper? damn morons…

webkinzlover5862 says:

y not a real baby?

robertocabra says:

@cameron111121 don’t u ever use punctuation marks? So what would those poor
ppl do without YT tutorials on how to change diaper? Look at their newborns
shit themselves big time and just have a laugh, cause no one show them what
it’s all about? :)

ManOfDeath567 says:

Changing diapers is what I fear MOST about having a baby!

Elizabethgillies29 says:

I’m a new aunt for the first time but here’s the funny thing i am just nine
years old ha! :-)

Neil Maxwell says:

Thankyou :) going to be a father for the first time in november

Nodark Technologies says:

lol, this is in the awesome atheist anthems playlist 😐

Jenny Hinerman says:

You are right

jadensmith79 says:

Flwrgrl13 me to

Johnson & Johnson says:

Thanks for subscribing! Rob jnjhealth

supercanadiandude says:

Nice video… mmmmkay?

Japan -Ichiban says:

heh, heh.. she said penis.. i know, im so imature

flwrgrl13 says:

this helped me a lot, i am a 17 yr old who wants to start babysitting at
some point

Alejandro Garcia says:

Thanks this helped!

sweetlife031 says:

That doll or “prop baby” looks identical to that Baby Shivers doll from the
early 90s lol…just observing :) Anyway thanks for posting.

fanandualum says:

The baby she is using is a doll

Shelby Dozorec says:

Does this work for fidgety babies too?

16JBieberFan says:

I am 14 and I’m starting to babysit one year olds! This really helped!
Thank you(:

MinkiBelle says:

Thank you so much. I’m going to start a new job at a daycare center and I
have to change diapers. I haven’t done it in a while, but your video really
helped me!

Destiny Dixon says:

I want to babysit, but I didn’t know how to change a baby’s diaper and this
really helped!

R.QUINTERO624 1000 % OAXAQUEÑO DE ♥ says:

Thanks babies 411 and thanks to youtube for leting us know this free

Kevin James says:

I changed my 4 month old cousin for the 1st time today it’s easy

Babies411 says:

Thanks so much for the kind words! Best wishes to you too friend! Hugs 😉

CiTyLiGhtZz says:

where did you get the baby doll

Babies411 says:

FANTASTIC! Helps protect against pee & poo on your changing area. 😉

EverythingNice202 says:


luvinmom13 says:

Mandatory video for all new parents!!!!!

Droe Verb says:

Yeah, but how do you change a real baby!?

narch87 says:

I’ve been looking for a video like this and I finally found it. I don’t
know how to change diapers and I might work at a child day care with
infants and toddlers. Your video was really helpful. Thanks :)

TortugasCalientes says:

oh internet, what CAN’T you teach me…

R.QUINTERO624 1000 % OAXAQUEÑO DE ♥ says:

that’s true

DiaperSale says:

Great guide, thanks

cclearskiin fiinatic says:

cute doll

Chloe McDonald says:

Good tips!

neko7685 says:

This helps for soon to be parents. With videos like this and more you don’t
need to go to the classes anymore thanks!:)

MsYoungMakers says:

I’m starting a daycare centre too

PupuTheClown says:

Is this a cadaver baby ?

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