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Addressing The ‘Hidden Need’ For Diapers In Colorado

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The cost of diapers can add up quickly, and they aren’t covered by food stamps or Medicaid. Some Colorado lawmakers are calling diapers a hidden need, and it’s one many Coloradans are feeling acutely during the pandemic. We hear from Ella Baldwin of Aurora, along with Democratic State Sen. Brittany Pettersen who is sponsoring a bill to address the need, and Jan Touslee, a founder of the Nappie Project, a diaper bank based in the Fort Collins area.