Newborn baby's skin is very soft and sensitive. Prefer cotton nappies instead of diaper

If you chose to use diaper then make sure to give frequent diaper free time in a day to avoid rash, redness. To help you,  here are some tips

Type of diaper

Tape diapers are the most suitable option for newborns as you can adjust it according to baby's weight

Diaper Fabric

Diaper Fabric

In terms of fabric, it should be soft and shouldn't be rough on the inside, and there shouldn't be any plastic sound coming from the fabric

Diaper Elastic

Diaper Elastic

It is important to stretch the diaper elastic as much as possible, repeatedly, to avoid marks and pressure.

Diaper Indicator Lines

The diaper must have indicator lines so that the we can see when the diaper needs to be changed and the level of wetness

Nappy/Rash Cream

Nappy/Rash Cream

It is best consult your pediatrician for rash cream as per your baby's skin,

Eco friendly diapers

Eco-friendly diapers are definitely the way to go if budget is not a concern

Alternatives to Diaper

Alternatives to Diaper

leakage free and dry pants, Cloth Diaper, padded underwear