Heading Home: The art and science of diapering

Laura A. Jana MD, FAAP and Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP

The following is an excerpt from “Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality” (Second Edition):

At an average of 25 cents per diaper for brand-name disposables and about 3,000 diapers, you can expect to spend around $750 during your first year of diapering _ and that’s not even factoring in wipes, diaper creams, and all the other diapering paraphernalia. With those figures in mind, we thought it would be useful to point out several potential ways you can save yourself some money in the diapering department.