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Monday, July 29, 2013

Diaper Need in the News Today

With the release of a new study in the journal Pediatrics, diaper need is in the news.  1 in 3 mothers report difficulty in getting diapers for their little ones.  One takeaway: "In fact, worry over how to pay for diapers is now among the top stressors for low-income parents, next to concerns about food and housing, researchers say."  Sadly, "One in 12 mothers in a study admitted to 'stretching' diaper supply - leaving a dirty diaper on their child or cleaning and reusing a disposable diaper - because they couldn't afford new ones."

This study confirms what many people who run diaper banks already know: diapers can make all the difference in a happy and healthy household.  Today's diaper need articles from around the country: