Baby's 1st Months: Should You Use Cloth Diapers?

If you are pregnant or just had a baby you have probably heard about cloth diapers. They have quickly made a comeback in the world today with many people going out and purchasing them once they find out that they are pregnant. Of course many people also still use disposables there have been many reasons why those people should switch and why you may want to consider cloth diapers for your child's future.


Disposable diapers are expensive, sure you can get the cheap brand but those tend to mess up and not last as long as the other brands do and the more expensive brands are so expensive you could easily go broke. Some people spend upwards of $ 100 a week in disposable diapers and yearly it gets even more expensive. Instead of disposable, cloth ones are much cheaper and can be reusable. Some brands can be bought for around $ 5. Of course when you first purchase them you may look at spending around $ 100 if not more for some brands but you do not have to keep purchasing them.

Harmful Qualities of Disposables

Disposable diapers can have tons of chemicals in them that can harm your baby's bottom. Some disposable diapers have been known to cause rashes and other problems for babies. Disposable diapers also sit in the landfill for many years as they are not biodegradable. The cloth variety on the other hand can be very good for your baby's sensitive skin and will not cause rashes on your baby as long as they are washed properly. You do not have to worry about cloth diapers filling up the landfill as they do not have to be thrown away and can be reused many times.

While it is very common to use disposables if you choose to use cloth diapers you will be saving money and making sure that you leave a green impact on the Earth as well as help protect your baby from harmful chemicals. In addition to cloth diapers you can also make cloth wipes that will help your baby as well by not using chemical filled wipes. You can purchase these types of diapers online and in some stores. Another option is that you can always make them from the comfort of your own home. If you choose to do that there are plenty of resources online that will show you how to make cloth diapers. If you wish to purchase cloth diapers you can find many available online at very reasonable prices.

Source by Babies & Kiddos

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