Burp Cloths

Burp Cloths

Burp cloths, a needed essentials for babies. Whether you purchase or receive them as a baby shower gift - you will be sure to use them daily.  Materials include soft cotton, multiple layered cloth diapers and organic cotton fabrics.

What is burp cloth used for?
Burp cloths are one of the baby essentials used in cleaning up our babies. It is used to wipe our little ones since they have the tendency to spit up, usually when they are burped. Parents nowadays tend to buy or use any type of soft cloth.

How many burp cloths do you really need?
It depends on how often your little one spits up and how often you want to do laundry, but anywhere from eight to 14 burp cloths is a good basic range to aim for. But really, the more the better! You’ll want one handy whenever you’re feeding, plus a backup in case it gets dirty or soaked.

Is it important to burp the baby after every feed?
The AAP recommends that you put your baby to burp during feeding breaks and when he finishes eating. For breastfeeding moms, try burping before changing the side of the breast. For bottle-feeding moms, the AAP recommends burping every 60 to 90 ml for newborns up to 6 months old.

What is the fastest way to get a baby to burp?
Support your baby’s head and neck, make sure their tummy and back are nice and straight (not curled up), and rub or pat their back gently. You don’t need to spend ages burping your baby, a couple of minutes should be enough. There are a few ways to burp your baby. Try them all out and see which works best.

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