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6 Things You Need To Know About Swim Diapers

Sep 27, 2019

Authored by Emlerswim

6 Things You Need To Know About Swim Diapers

When you have a baby, your life basically revolves around diapers. There are so many different kinds of diapers on the market, and it’s a lot of trial and error finding what works best. Just when you thought you had it figured out – swim diapers are a whole different ball game.

We’ve been in the business of infant swim lessons for over 45 years, so we’d like to think of ourselves, not just as swim lesson experts, but also swim diaper specialists! Here are a few facts about swim diapers and some recommendations to help you pick out the best swim diaper for your little one.

  • Swim diapers are meant to contain solids. They are not meant to absorb. Loose fecal matter can shut down a pool very quickly, so it’s important to keep feces in the diaper where it belongs.
  • If your child isn’t potty trained, they must wear a swim diaper in a pool. Regular diapers do not work. In fact, a regular diaper will make more of a mess because they expand, and become quite bulky and heavy.
  • Swim diapers should be snug on your baby. They need to be a tighter fit than normal diapers, so they don’t let accidents escape.
  • Reusable diapers can offer a better fit for your baby due to the straps usually being made of Velcro or snaps.
  • Many pools (including all Emler Swim School pools) require that babies wear two layers of reusable diapers or two layers of diaper protection.
  • Reusable swim diapers are more cost-efficient because they’re washable and reusable!

We offer a selection of high-quality reusable swim diapers at all of our Emler Swim School locations. Our staff is here to help if you have any questions about swim diapers. Check out this link to find out more information about Emler Swim School! We’re always here to help!

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