As the sun shines brighter and temperatures rise, it may be helpful to make some adjustments to your cloth diapering routine. At Luludew, we understand the importance of keeping your little one cool and comfy during the warmer months. Here are some detailed tips to breeze through summer cloth diapering without breaking a sweat.

1) Keep Using Light and Breathable Fabrics:

By using cloth diapers you are already taking a big step in keeping your baby’s cool and breathable. The natural fibers of cloth diapers allow optimal airflow, keeping your baby’s delicate skin cool. Disposable diapers are actually shown to run at least one degree warmer than cloth in prefold diaper outside

2) Increase Diaper Changes:

In the heat, babies may sweat more, and their urine output might increase. To prevent diaper rash and ensure freshness, consider boosting the frequency of diaper changes. After spending time outside go ahead and give them a diaper change as they cool of inside.

3) Embrace Diaper-Free Time:

Give your baby some diaper-free time during the day. This practice not only allows their skin to breathe but also minimizes the risk of heat-related rashes. Lay down a waterproof mat or towel, and let your little one enjoy some playtime in the buff. It’s a simple and effective way to keep them cool and comfortable.

4) Choose Lighter Colors:

Opt for lighter-colored clothes as they tend to reflect sunlight rather than absorb it. Lighter colors also add a cheerful touch to your summer routine. Beyond aesthetics, lighter colors help maintain a cooler temperature for your baby, especially during outdoor activities. Additionally, ensuring proper ventilation in the sleeping area helps maintain a cool and restful environment.

5) Stay Hydrated:

Remember that hydration is key for everyone, including your little one. Ensure they are well-hydrated, as this can impact the concentration of their urine and reduce the likelihood of diaper rash. Offer water regularly, especially if you’re spending time outdoors, to keep them comfortable and refreshed.

luludew's organic healing balm with the cap off6) Protect Baby’s Skin:

Protect baby’s skin ahead of time with Luludew’s Organic Healing Balm. Place a protective barrier of shea butter, almond oil and beeswax between the heat and their skin. Baby’s urine can be more acidic during the summertime so prevent diaper rash with a cloth diaper safe balm.

Summer cloth diapering is all about keeping things light and breezy for your baby. At Luludew, we’re here to make your summer diapering experience a joy. Your baby’s summer days will be as carefree and comfortable as can be! 🌞🍼

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