Monthly Archives: April 2016

Five common types of cloth diapers you should know before diaper

We live in a modern world and everyone wants to be using what is trending or the latest in the market. New mothers are also not left out, they are always looking for something new to use on their babies. The fact is that not everything that is considered modern is good and on the other hand everything ancient is not bad.

Cloth diapers have been there for many years and the value of these diapers has not reduced. They are still considered the most affordable, Eco-friendly and also safe on the babies bum. They have evolved and the modern cloth diapers are easier to use and come in different sizes and designs. To choose the best for your baby, you should read some of best cloth diaper reviews and consider everything about cloth diapers before deciding to shop on somewhere. Because there are a lot of types as well as designs of diapers you should know. But if you don’t know what type is suited for your baby, you still can not have suitable diapers.

In this post, We will introduce the first side you need to know clearly before diaper your baby – types of cloth diapers. Here are five common types that are available in the market.

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Protect Your Baby from the Effects of the Sun

As summer approaches and we spend more time outdoors, it is important to know how to best ensure your baby is protected from the sun. Babies are at a much higher risk of sunburn and heat stroke. Getting the sun burn as a baby or child increases your baby’s risk of having wrinkles or suffering from melanoma, a skin cancer when they are older. Sun burn and heat stroke can also lead to many other complications for babies and young children.

The sun is at its strongest between 10am and 4pm. If you can, plan your time outside around these times. Being in the shade doesn’t mean your baby is safe from burning, the rays of the sun bounce off surfaces such as the water, sand and cement.

Just because the sun is hottest from 10am to 4pm doesn’t mean your baby can’t get a burn during other times of the day and on cloudy days. It’s not the heat of the sun that causes sunburns, it’s the UV (ultraviolet) rays.

Babies under six months cannot use sun screen because their skin is too sensitive. This makes it even more important to take precautions to protect your baby.

If you are going to be spending time outside with baby, being in the shade isn’t always enough to protect their skin. Consider purchasing a special shade with built-in UV protection to help protect your baby’s delicate skin.

Clothing can be purchased with UV protection built into it as well. These products can sometimes be a little pricey, but are worth the investment if you are going to be spending a lot of time outdoors. Dress your baby in light, loose fitting clothes to help prevent heat stroke. Continue reading