Frugal Tips: Best Warm Compress Ever!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, July 13, 2017 | 0 comments
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Parents magazine said that a disposable diaper could be used as a breast compress for engorgement, because it stays hot for a long time (when filled with warm water).

Think about that - a peed-in diaper is 98.6 degrees F, and stays that way!

Well, the nurse at the hospital soaked a disposable diaper, and heated it up in the microwave to use as a warm compress to heat up Christopher's foot, before she did a heel prick.

I wondered why it didn't cool off right away - she had to keep doing the prick over and over, because his blood wasn't flowing well.

Labour and delivery nurse approved!

Thanks to Cathy for this Frugal Baby Tip!

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About Catherine: I have been writing my Frugal Baby Tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three grown up sons, and a grandma - and happily married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a rescue cat, Bella.

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