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Colin A. Michie
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Dr Sarah Brewer
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Dr Chris Steele
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NiS is supported and advised by medical experts including GP and TV doctor Dr Chris Steele, health journalist, medical author and GP Dr Sarah Brewer, and consultant paediatrician Dr Colin Michie.

Dr Sarah Brewer answers a number of commonly asked questions

Q: How do I choose the right nappy?

A: At different stages of your child's development, you may find his or her nappy needs change. This may be due to your baby changing shape, weaning or the onset of potty training. This may mean switching sizes or brands from time to time will help you find the right nappy for your baby. To work well a nappy must fit properly, particularly around the legs, and it is advisable to try out a few different types and sizes to find the best one for your baby. As he or she changes shape and size, so must the nappy. Some manufacturers will send trial packs or vouchers, which help with the cost of sampling different brands. Special offers are also worth looking out for! There is a wide range of nappies available which differ in price and performance to suit parents differing needs. Do you have a good tip for other disposable nappy users?

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