Miscellaneous_: Warm Compress

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, October 11, 2006 | 0 comments
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Thanks to Cathy for this Frugal Baby Tip!

Parents magazine said that a disposable diaper could be used as a breast compress for engorgement because it stayed hot for a long time (when filled with warm water) think about that - a peed in diaper is 98.6 degrees 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.



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