Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Cloth diapers

I keep forgetting to share my excitement about cloth diapering. Eloise hasn't been in a paper diaper in days. Not at night, not when out and about, not at the ER the other night-- it's so exciting!

She seems to keep getting rashes from paper dipes and booty wipes, we actually only use cloth wipes, as well. I originally only used cloth during the day while we were at home, but with the rash I decided to start using cloth more often to see what would happen. Well, so far so good! No leaks, no more rashes, I find them just as easy as paper dipes, now. I use a mix of Fuzzi Bunz and prefolds. I hear many mamas say they prefer the Fuzzi Bunz for night, but I actually like those best for the day and pack on a couple prefolds for the night.

Ironically, her big sister uses paper dipes and booty wipes. I tried cloth for a while but I just never got the hang of it and I hated washing them. I am not sure what is so different this time, but I find it much easier. I think I'm more relaxed about it, as well. Using easy dipes like Fuzzi Bunz during the day helps, too, I think. Plus, they are so cute!

5 comments:

  1. Cool! I never did get into the cloth dipes, because by the time I learned anything about it, my kids were so old that it was like "what's the point?". But I know lots of people who love them.

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  2. Hats off to you - I'm not sure I could ever do cloth diapers.

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  3. I'm a cloth diaper lover too! I can't imagine using anything else. They're easy, leak way less, and sooooo much better for the environment. We're a prefold family, but I'm itching to get my hands on some Fuzzibunz!

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  4. bumGenius! it is all i can say. i heart me some bumGenius! they make the cloth cutiebooty much smaller for pants.

    all your diapers are belong to us.

    :)

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  5. Washing runny breastmilk pooh out of the car seat was the end of cloth nappies for me! Good on you though!

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