• Diaper Need? You can Bank on it

    22 days ago - By Academic Pediatrics

    Diaper need is the lack of sufficient diapers to keep a child clean, dry and healthy. It is a newly recognized social and financial burden for 1 in 3 families in the US.1 Despite this statistic, diaper costs are not addressed by federal anti-poverty programs. For families with limited funds, the average cost of $80 per child per month forces parents to decide between diapering their child and other basic needs.1 When faced with diaper need, difficult choices carry medical, emotional and financial consequences: missed daycare, missed parental school or work, poor maternal coping and...
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