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How many diapers do I need?

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How many diapers do I need?

     One of the biggest questions to consider when building your cloth diaper stash is "How many diapers do I need?"       The number of diapers you should have will depend on the age of your baby and how often you want to do diaper laundry. A newborn baby will require more frequent changes than an older baby or toddler.  Number of changes per day x Days between washing = Total number of diapers needed      Every baby is different. Some babies pee a small amount frequently, and others pee more at one time, but less often....

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Cloth diaper 101- Types of cloth diapers

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Cloth diaper 101- Types of cloth diapers

     Cloth 101  The basic anatomy of a diaper is pretty simple. You need something to absorb liquid paired with a material that acts as a barrier for the soiled absorbing layer. This can be achieved in a number of ways. In a disposable diaper, the absorbing layer is a mixture of treated cotton and wood-pulp fibers paired with a gel compound that expands as it absorbs moisture and the barrier layer is a thin plastic-coated paper. The resulting diaper is trim and will hold a lot of liquid, but with the addition of chemicals, reputation for leaks or...

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Cloth diapering while on-the-go

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Cloth diapering while on-the-go
Methods and item suggestions for cloth diapering while out of the house. How to deal with dirty diapers, and how to store them until you are home again. A great way to fully utilize the money saving benefits of cloth diapering.

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How to wash Cloth Diapers

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How to wash Cloth Diapers
Learning how to cloth diaper can seem overwhelming. But with this simple guide, I will help you determine what to consider when deciding on how to wash your diapers.

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