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Mom, did your babies have nighttime diaper leaks? I’m trying to think back now (five years in my case) and I think it wasn’t a weekly issue because my infant was always awake in the middle of the night anyway and diaper changes were part of the 3 a.m. routine.
Leaks did happen though, and nighttime leaks sucked cause I’d have to change the crib sheets, or my king-size sheet the times we were co-sleeping, not just the baby’s sleeper. I remember thinking during these neverending nights, How exhausted would I be if I were back at work? Thank goodness for one year of paid maternity leave, I would say to myself. More on that in a minute.
So here comes Pampers with the fix for leaky diapers, I learned. Back in June, I got to visit NYC to check out Pampers’ latest product innovation: super-duper dry diapers. Apparently the Baby Dry line can hold 95 per cent of nighttime loads according to the fact sheet I got.
That’s a whole lot of pee, which I got to see for myself in a demo. These diapers really do hold a whole lot of blue liquid. Oh, I also learned that Pampers is making Swaddlers up to size 5 now, which is great for parents who love them. It’s a pain to switch diapers when you don’t actually want to, they just stop making them in the size you need.
Cool. Anyhow, I want to bring this around to maternity leave policies. As I was sitting down listening to Pampers’ expert talk about the importance of sleep, I had a revelation. Baby nighttime sleep is a big, big deal for American moms and I am going to contend it’s a bigger deal than here in Canada because of the lack of proper maternity leave in the States. Sorry, but six weeks, three months…actually anything short of a year, in my opinion, is indecent. If I had to get up at 4 a.m. to change a cranky four-month-old’s wet clothes and linens and start up a load of laundry and drive to work two hours after that…I’d take the pack of unused diapers and drop-kick them out the window in rage. So drier diapers for little babies = good.
So my question is…is baby sleep more important when you’re back at work? Or am I somehow slighting moms that are home with their infants, cause that’s hard work too?
We know you want this amazing prize pack courtesy of Pampers!
We’re asking you to have some fun by picking a name for Will and Kate’s baby (not here in the comments, over here in our contest entry form.)
You don’t have to be correct, heck, you don’t even have to correctly guess the baby’s gender. You simply have to pick ONE popular Canadian baby name that you like from our list of…
AND sign up for our Moms Mail e-newsletter.*
Easy, right? Enter the contest here.
One lucky random winner will receive this luxurious prize pack courtesy of Pampers full of lovely stuff you probably wouldn’t splurge on yourself! (BTW, Pampers did not pay for this post, it is however providing all these superluxe prizes, including a six-month supply of diapers.)
- Britax B-ready Stroller ($529.99)
- Britax B-Safe Infant Car Seat ($199.99)
- Marc by Marc Jacobs Preppy Nylon Eliz-a-baby Diaper Bag in Brown ($415)
- Kids First Rain Hunter Rain Boots in Yellow ($70)
- Armani Baby Blanket ($50)
- Sophie the Giraffe ($25)
- Kodak Play Sport Video Camera ($150)
- 6 month supply of Pampers Swaddlers ($500)
- Pampers Sensitive Wipes ($120)
Are don’t worry, even if Will and Kate’s baby girl or boy surprises us with an early delivery…you can still play! We’re just having fun here with our lists of popular Canadian baby names, we’re not looking for accuracy!
*Yes, if you’ve already signed up for our newsletter, you can still enter!
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