The one thing Mom Entrepreneurs lack is TIME. When you’re juggling your business, children, marriage, the household chores and you have a new baby in the house, you want to minimise the stress of making grudge purchases like diapers as much as you possibly can.
Did I say that out loud? Yes, diapers are a grudge purchase, aren’t they?
This contributed post explains how you can take some of the “grudge” out of this grudge purchase through Diaper Subscriptions.
I wish I’d known about this option when my little one was still wearing nappies (as we call them here). Anything that saves me time, money and hassle is something I want to share.
The Smarter (& Cheaper) Way to Buy Diapers In 2019
Contributed by Made Of – The world’s first all organic baby skincare and diapering brand
Parents who have babies in the house are sure to have several stacks of diapers on hand. But for those who don’t have the time to run to the grocery, paying for diaper subscriptions may just be a convenience you don’t want to miss out on.
Diaper subscriptions have been around for a long time. Here’s why you should take advantage of their benefits.
What are Diaper Subscriptions?
A diaper subscription, or diaper service, is a weekly or even monthly service where fresh diapers are delivered to your doorstep. Some businesses provide cloth diapers while others focus on disposable diapers.
This means that there will be less work and more baby time.
You’ll be able to calculate your diaper usage and not worry about running out in the middle of the night.
Compared to buying diapers on your own, which includes driving to the grocery store, rummaging through the aisles, and at-home storage, you’re better off getting more savings when you sign up for a diaper subscription.
How Many Diapers Do You Need?
For first-time parents, you’ll probably be wondering how many diapers you will need.
Here’s what you need to know with regards to the number of diapers to have on hand.
Newborn to one month.
Newborns to month-old babies tend to soil their diapers more often as they require feeding every few hours.
During the first month, expect to be changing 6 to 10 diapers per day since your baby will be moving their bowels 3 to 4 times a day and peeing every time you feed them.
The average amount per month is 320 diapers.
More than a month.
If your baby is more than a month old, the number of diapers per day will become 4 to 6 per day. Babies who breastfeed will have more soiled diapers because breast milk digests faster compared to formula milk.
At this stage, you will need to have around 240 diapers on hand.
Five to 9 months.
Expect to be changing at least 8 diapers per day as you start to introduce solid foods to your baby. If you are still breastfeeding, the number of diapers used can change.
It would be a good idea to have at least 240 diapers every month.
9 to 12 months.
Again, the average number of diapers used per day is 8 although this can change from one baby to the next.
I wish I’d known all these guidelines upfront too. Thanks to Made Of for this handy guide.
This post was submitted by Made Of
The world’s first all organic baby skincare and diapering brand.
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