Checklist - Disposable Diapers

Cloth diapers seem mysterious at first! In the first weeks, your baby will go through about 10 to 12 every day... meaning that in no time at all, you'll be an old pro!  Use this guideline to plan for what you need. (Items with a * are must-haves.)

[ ] Changing table, counter or bureau

[ ] Cushioned changing table pad with safety strap*

[ ] 2-3 changing table pad covers*

[ ] Diaper pail, hanging diaper pail, covered plastic tote or bucket*

[ ] 1-2 diaper pail liners*

[ ] 2-3 dozen cloth diapers*

[ ] 6-8 diaper covers, if using prefolds or fitted diapers

[ ] 1-2 wetbags*

[ ] Natural diaper cream* (Use a cream with a vegetable oil base, NOT petroleum)

[ ] 24 flannel wipes or soft washcloths*

[ ] Diaper detergent (unscented)

[ ] Diaper bag with changing pad

[ ] 1 box unscented baby wipes

[ ] 1 box of disposable newborn-size diapers