"We knew that diaper need harms babies, who are prone to rashes or more serious infections when not changed frequently enough," said Alison Weir, PhD, JD, a co-author of the study. "Our research raises concerns about the long-term impact. When parents have high levels of stress or depression, children are at greater risk for social, emotional and behavioral problems. That has far-reaching effects on a child's development and success in school."
SOURCE National Diaper Bank Network