Wondering how many diapers you’ll be changing with a newborn? Get the scoop on how often newborns poop and pee and how many diapers they go through in a day.
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How Many Diapers Do Newborns Go Through in a Day?
The average newborn will go through about 10 diapers a day. This can vary, however, depending on how often they are eating and sleeping, as well as their individual metabolism. Some newborns may go through as many as 12 diapers a day, while others may only need to be changed 8 times.
How Many Diapers Do Newborns Go Through in a Week?
The average newborn goes through six to eight diapers a day,3 which means you can expect to use up to 56 diapers in a week. If your baby is eating solid foods, you may see fewer dirty diapers. A breastfed baby may have fewer bowel movements than one who’s eating solids, but they tend to be bigger and more runny.
How Many Diapers Do Newborns Go Through in a Month?
Newborns generally go through about 10 diapers a day during the first month, which means you can expect to use between 300 and 400 diapers in your baby’s first month of life. This number will start to decline after the first month as your baby urinates less frequently and has fewer bowel movements.
How Many Diapers Do Newborns Go Through in a Year?
On average, newborns go through six to eight diapers a day. This means that over the course of a year, a newborn will use between 2,192 and 2,880 diapers! Of course, this varies from baby to baby and also depends on whether you use disposable or cloth diapers. newborns typically need to be changed every two to three hours, so if you have a baby who is sleeping through the night (lucky you!), you can expect them to use around six diapers per day.