Perhaps the most hotly-contested baby registry item, baby wipe warmers are not exactly the most necessary baby gear. There. We said it. However, the world can be a cruel place. If you’re set on pampering your precious babe’s bum with perfectly warmed wipes because life’s too short for cold ones, we’re not going to stop you. Instead, we’re here to help. Because like literally every piece of baby gear on the market, there’s a wide variety to choose from and decision fatigue is real.
So, let’s break it down.
Why use a wipe warmer in the first place? If you’ve got a sensitive baby or one who seems to save their blow outs for the middle of the night, a warm wipe can make diaper changes a bit more gentle. Anything that makes changing a squirmy baby easier and less stressful is a plus, and for some little ones, a toasty wipe can be just the thing.
No matter which style you choose, it’s going to need to be plugged in and some require adding water occasionally to keep wipes moist. After all, heating causes evaporation! If you’re not going to use the warmer for a few days, be sure to unplug it to conserve moisture. Also, be mindful that you only fill to max capacity. If it’s stuffed too full, the wipes won’t heat properly.
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