There can be a trillion germs in one gram of poop (that’s about the weight of a paperclip!). Reduce the spread of germs by following the guidance below for safe and healthy diapering in the home and in group childcare settings.
Safe and Healthy Diapering in the Home
Message: Protect yourself and your children from germs by following these diapering steps.
Audience: Parents/guardians of diapered children.
Safe and Healthy Diapering for Childcare Providers
Message: Follow these safe and healthy diapering steps to help reduce the spread of germs.
Audience: Childcare providers.
Safe and Healthy Diapering in Emergency Settings
Message: Safe and healthy diapering steps to help reduce the spread of germs in emergency settings.
Audience: Parents/guardians of diapered children living in temporary emergency settings.
Safe and Healthy Diapering in Shelters
Message: A planning checklist for setting up diapering stations in shelters.
Audience: Shelter managers or coordinators.
- Page last reviewed: July 26, 2016
- Page last updated: July 26, 2016
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