Diaper – Baby Sign

Watch this baby sign video to see the ASL sign for diaper, plus learn how to teach your baby to sign diaper in Baby Sign Language.



How to Sign Diaper

To do the baby sign for diaper, hold your thumbs pointing downwards on each side of your pant line. Close your pointer and middle fingers  to your thumb twice.


Remembering the Baby Sign for Diaper

To remember the baby sign for diaper, think of the clips that held old cloth diapers together.


Teaching your Baby to Sign Diaper

To teach your baby to sign diaper, always do the sign while verbally saying the word in a sentence.

Will you hold your diaper while I change you? Hand your baby a diaper.

Put your diapers back in the box. Show your baby how you put a diaper back in the box

Run over, and grab your diaper. Point over to the diaper box.

Try to be consistent, so your baby will make the association between the sign and diaper. By using the sign in a sentence, your baby is also exposed to verbal language and more vocabulary. Awesome!


Your Baby Signing Diaper

Here are a couple ways your baby can use the baby sign for diaper.

Your baby can grab a diaper for your.

Your baby can let you know she wants a diaper.

Your baby can let you know his diaper is uncomfortable or hurting.

When else does your baby sign diaper? Share with everyone in the comments below!

If you catch your cutie signing diaper, post a video to Instagram with #babysignlanguage and tag @notanexactscience. We’d love to feature you on Instagram and/or share your video on our website to inspire other moms, dads, and caregivers! If your account is private, be sure to comment on our latest post, so we can follow you back and see it!

Please share your successes or questions in the comments below. Your stories and questions are so valuable to other parents learning, so thank you for sharing!


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