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Economy
9:59 pm
Sun December 1, 2013

Diaper Bank Sees Increased Demand As Low-Income Families Struggle

Valerie Glass (left) and Carrie Scott started the Piedmont Diaper Bank when they heard that some low-income families struggled to afford diapers for their babies.
Credit Paul Garber/WFDD

  When parents can’t adequately diaper their young children, the consequences can be serious. There can be health problems for baby including urinary tract infections and diaper rash. For parents, there’s a risk of lost wages if their daycare providers won’t accept a child without their daily supply of diapers.

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