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Diapering

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

Diapering in home settings

Message: Protect yourself and your children from germs by following these diapering steps.

Audience: Parents/guardians of diapered children.

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Safe and Healthy Diapering for Childcare Providers

Diapering in childcare settings

Message: Follow these safe and healthy diapering steps to help reduce the spread of germs.

Audience: Childcare providers.

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Safe and Healthy Diapering in Emergency Settings

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.

Available on the Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene (WASH)-related Emergencies & Outbreaks site.

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Safe and Healthy Diapering in Shelters

diapering in emergency settings checklist

Message: A planning checklist for setting up diapering stations in shelters.

Audience: Shelter managers or coordinators.

Available on the Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene (WASH)-related Emergencies & Outbreaks site.

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