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Think your diaper choice doesn't have an impact?

1 Baby (using 4 disposable diapers a day over 3 yrs)
*1,898 pints of crude oil
*715lbs of plastic
*4.5 trees
*500+ years to break down in our landfills

Ask yourself: Would you like to spend 20,000 hours in underwear made of petroleum, paper, and hyper-absorbent materials?


Check out this great video by National Geographic



EARTH-FRIENDLY: Use cloth diapers and reduce your family's waste by 2,000 pounds per child! Cloth diapers don't contain any of the chemicals that disposables are loaded with. By washing them yourself you control what soaps and products will nuzzle up to your baby's skin. AND the waste water is going to the appropriate facilities for treatment and reintroduction to the environment - not sitting and decaying in a landfill full of bacteria-laden poop. Poop in landfills leaches into the ground water in the runoff. Poor fish!

BABY-FRIENDLY: Use cloth diapers and reduce diaper rash! Diaper rash is seldom a problem when using cloth diapers. Cloth diapers are more breathable and cloth diapered babies are changed more often. The plastic in disposable diapers doesn't breath and doesn't allow air to circulate against the baby's delicate skin. There are studies that say disposable diapered babies have lower sperm count because of this extra heat.

In addition, more rapid bacterial growth occurs with disposables and can cause diaper rash. If your baby has sensitive skin, your baby may also react to the chemicals in disposable diapers.

EASY: With the invention of Velcro and Snappis(TM), the new styles of cloth diapers available are as easy to use as a disposable. They are virtually Daddy, Nanny, and Grandparent-proof.

Cloth diapering isn't how it used to be. No more swishing in the toilet, stinky wet pail, pinning, touching poop, etc.

ECONOMICAL: USE CLOTH DIAPERS AND SAVE $1000s! On average, you will spend $2500 on disposable diapers per child. Compare that to an average of $700 (that includes laundering expenses at about $.50 per load) for your first child's diapering years using cloth diapers. A second and third child will cost much less, as many of the diapers can be re-used.

Add cloth wipes to your system and save $300 more! Just toss them in the diaper pail along with your soiled diapers and wash together.


SMART IDEAS by our customers

"...Now the diapers and wipes are in the wash and the cloth inserts are waiting to be washed 6 times. Now if I could only catch the cat and put her in a diaper to show her off to satiate my excitement for new diapers and need for a model...I have been waiting since week 7 of my pregnancy to get the Birth to Potty Training package. I have waited 34 years to have a baby to avoid things like gross diapers and messy babies, and I have had the time to get excited about all the new ways to make changing a diaper seem more interesting than the worst thing in my day. I am now looking forward to the act of poop scooping and washing diapers. Your website made it seem possible to be excited about diapering. Thank you Angela!"

-Holly T. 5/13/2011, Reviewing the BumRite Birth to Potty Training Package



RECYCLE USED PREFOLDS: After your done diapering your children, prefolds make great kitchen towels, cleaning wipes, car washing rags, etc.

POTTY TRAINING IS EASIER WITH CLOTH DIAPERS! On average, cloth diapered children potty train 6 months earlier than children wearing disposable diapers. Cloth diapers do not mask the sensation of wetness and help the kiddo to become more attuned to his bodily functions.

Other Articles:

Top 10 Reasons to Use Cloth

Glossary of Terms

How Do I Start?

Washing Instructions

Wipe Solution Recipe