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Can Diapers Use Lead to Urinary Tract Infection in Children?

Feb 11, 2009
Diaper rash can be quite an unpleasant thing for your baby, if you change disposable diapers seldom, but what about more serious complications like UTI(Urinary Tract Infection)? Japanese scientists conducted a study to find if there is a link between the frequency of disposable diapers changing and the occurrence of UTI in babies.

The study included 128 children aged between 2 months to 2.5 years with and without urinary tract infection. Scientists took urine samples and recorded how often parents changed disposable diapers. The findings showed that babies without UTI had their disposable diapers changes 7.5 times on average a day, while those with urinary tract infection had their diapers changed less often - 4.7 times a day. This implies that the risk of UTI increases, if disposable diapers are changed less often. However, scientists say it might be the problem of bladder holding that actually leads to urinary tract infection and not the frequency of disposable diapers change.

How often should you change disposable diapers?

The frequency of diaper changing depends on the age of your baby and the frequency of feeding. The baby can feed quite often (around 8 to 20 times a day) and urinate around 20 times a day during their first months. Bowel movements also vary among babies. You may need to change diapers often with every bowel movement and one or two urinations. If your baby falls asleep there is no need to wake a baby to change the diaper. Try to change diapers before going out, before your baby falls asleep and after your baby wakes up.
Disposable diapers are designed to absorb the liquid and have a special layer that prevents leaking. But it doesn't mean you should keep your baby in a disposable diaper until it gets overfilled. Extended contact with wet and dirty diaper is not good for your baby's skin and can lead to rash.


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Nov 24, 2009 11:52 AM » posted by: Lee Sanders
I have 3 children 2 step 6 & 8 still wetting the bed and wearing diapers to bed....this can't be good - can it? And often have accidents in schools....the mother is scattered brained and it seems to me that she is overwhelmed and would rather put them in diapers instead of trying to get to bottom of the problem and laying the law down,,,,I JUST WANT MY 11 MONTH OLD TO GROW UP LIKE THE - i WANT HER TO POTTEY TRAINED BY THE LATEST TWO YEARS OF AGE- ANY ADVICE WOULD BE GREATLY APPREICIATED....WE ARE NOT RICH PEOPLE AND i find it ridiculous that we are atll buying nightimes which are fully loader by mourning not even to mention the mishps at school- they have to bring extra clothes for these misphaps -- please help me with any suggs=estions- I am very desparate,,,,please help....sincerely LEE sANDERS


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