Story: Washing, cleaning and personal hygiene

Changing a nappy, 2013

Changing a nappy, 2013

In the 2000s the closest most people get to the bodily waste of others is changing babies' nappies. Whether disposable or cloth nappies are used, close contact is inescapable. 

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Washing, cleaning and personal hygiene - Toilets', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013