Giving birth is a nothing short of a whirlwind experience. It’s the official cherry-on-top to solidify the last nine months of weird bodily functions and unexpected mood swings. We know that childbirth comes with all kinds of excitement, emotions, and racing thoughts. After some serious quality time spent in the labor and delivery room, it can be hard to make sure you check off your mental checklist before you leave the hospital with your newborn in tow. That’s why we gathered the four most important things you should do before you leave the hospital.
Just like motherhood is an oxymoron most of the time, newborns are miniature oxymorons of their own. On one hand, babies are the cutest, cuddliest humans you ever did see. On the other side of the oxymoron, they’re snotty, stinky messes wreaking havoc in between diaper changes. But diaper changes don’t need to be a disaster every time. In fact, the type of diaper you use for your baby can make all the difference. Here are three factors you should consider when choosing the best diaper for your little one.