Diaper Bag Makeover

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A well packed diaper bag can be the difference between a lovely outing with your baby and an absolute nightmare. Forgot you used the last diaper when you ran to the grocery store yesterday? Your older child used all the wipes to give her dolls a bath? Yep, as prepared as we all try to be as moms, these little emergencies happen. Next time you are restocking the diaper bag, try adding some essential oils and swapping out your standard store bought products with these all natural, simple, DIY baby products. Where better to reduce toxic load than with your baby's sensitive skin?

Diaper Bag Essential Oils

Diaper Cream 

Essential Oil Diaper Cream

(RECIPE AND IMAGE FROM DOTERRA)

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Using a microwave or a double boiler, melt coconut oil in glass bowl.
  2. Stir in essential oils.
  3. Cool then store in glass container and leave in cool place. Apply as needed.
  4. You may want to transfer smaller amounts to a travel container to keep in your diaper bag. (You can find these types of containers in your local grocery or drug store where you find travel sized items like toothpaste, shampoo, lotion, etc.)

Baby Powder

Baby Powder

(RECIPE AND IMAGE FROM DOTERRA)

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  2. Put ingredients in shaker style bottle. (Try an empty and clean spice jar.)

Baby Wipes

(RECIPE FROM DOTERRA)

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Cut paper towel roll in half with serrated knife.
  2. Place half in airtight container. (Set aside other half for later use.)
  3. Mix warm water, fractionated coconut oil, and essential oils in a bowl or pitcher.
  4. Pour the mixture into the airtight container and turn paper towel roll until saturated.
  5. Remove the cardboard tube from center of paper towel roll.

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*THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE, OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.

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