#DiaperGap / #DiaperNeed
Diaper Gap is an inequality caused by financial status and marketing of big discount stores. It’s no secret that babies use a lot of diapers. And diapers are one of essential necessity for a baby. Many Americans would choose to go to big discount stores where they will get best deal on diapers and get a big box at a time.
However, many other Americans, nearly 1/3 of families struggle to afford enough diapers.
Disposable diapers can cost average of $936 per child per year. For lower income families, this cost equals to 14% of their annual income. Many families struggle to afford diapers because they can’t stock up when its on sale or have access to wholesale stores.