• Families that are not able to afford an adequate supply of clean diapers often must leave their babies in a single diaper all day, which can result in diaper rash and other detrimental health issues.
  • The pain that a parent or caregiver feels at not being able to meet their children’s basic needs adds stress and tension to the already difficult task of parenting.
  • Babies exposed to stressful environments for long periods of time are affected negatively both emotionally and physically.
  • Excessive crying, often the result of diaper rash or discomfort, is the number one cause of child abuse.
  • Nonprofits working with families and individuals consistently list diapers as an ongoing and high priority need. Despite this need, government food subsidies do not cover the cost of diapers or other hygienic supplies.
  • A baby needs 10 to 12 diapers a day and a toddler needs approximately 8 diapers.
  • Costing between $100 and $120 a month, diapers are an expense that many families struggle to afford.
  • 1 in 20 moms who has had to cut back on other purchases to pay for diapers has reused a disposable diaper.
  • 36% of parents living in poverty routinely run out of diapers for their infants and toddlers
  • Babies who remain in dirty diapers for prolonged periods experience diaper rash, infections, and other health problems.

Central Jersey Diaper Bank

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(Formally know as B-FED) AECDC provides free Baby Formula, Equipment and Diapers, plus wipes, clothing and other items that are crucial to keeping babies and young children healthy and growing! AECDC is the only diaper bank in Central NJ, and is affiliated with the National Diaper Bank Network.

Central Jersey Diaper Bank

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AECDC loans medical equipment at no charge such as shower seats, walkers and wheelchairs.  Without assistance, our elderly and disabled are often isolated and unable to sustain a healthy quality of life.

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