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How many diapers do I need?

Posted by Anne Apostolides on

     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

Posted by Anne Apostolides on

     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

Posted by Anne Apostolides on

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

Posted by Anna Apostolides-Fisher on

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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