I remember the first time I changed a diaper in front of my dad. Maybe it was the first poopie diaper I changed in front of him, but what I know for sure is Angel Face was very small and I was very green.Look at these statistics for proof:
December 27, 2005 – # of Diapers Michelle has changed: 0
December 30, 2005 – # of Diapers Michelle has changed: A Lot More Than Zero (see, they don’t let you out of bed for the first 24 hours or so after a C-section, otherwise I would have likely begun changing diapers earlier than two days after birth).
October 15, 2007 – I prefer not to think about the # of Diapers Michelle has changed.
Anyhow, I remember changing the diaper and using wipe after wipe after wipe after wipe. Dad didn’t really say anything at first. Then he said something funny, like the wipes I used probably weighed more than Angel Face. And he was right.I’ve learned to use the diaper to clean up residual #2, and, even in really desperate cases, usually can get away with just 2-3 wipes. But mostly it takes just one. And while I’m not using cloth diapers and I bought pre-packaged baby food, I have started to do my one little part for the environment. Take that, landfills!
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