diaper! Super easy! When ready to clean, take the inserts out of the diaper andwash with diaper! Line dry the inserts to maintain a stain-free insert and keepthem as white as new!
Why Use Cloth Diapers?
You'll love how cute they are! You need more reason than that? Here are somegreat reasons to choose cloth diapers for your baby's health, your pocketbook, theenvironment, and convenience.
Easy to Use -
Cloth diapers often bring up the icky thought of swishing old fashioned diapers inthe toilet. Not only is this NOT necessary with modern fabrics and washingmachines, even if you decide to wash out diapers before putting them in thediaper pail, you can use a convenient diaper sprayer or pail system to do thiswithout a huge mess.Once you try modern cloth diapers, you'll be hooked. They are as easy to use asdisposables. .Pocket diapers feature a pocket in the back where you can slip in an absorbentinsert. The inside of the diaper is made with a soft wicking fabric so the moisturegoes through to the insert and baby feels dry longer. Best of all, messes don'tstick to the suedecloth or fleece inner lining, making it easy to shake off the messinto the toilet.
Better for Baby
Disposable diapers are actually more likely to cause diaper rashes than properlycleaned cloth diapers. Not only do they tend to be left on the baby longer (leadingto ammonia and bacteria buildup) but they are also more likely to cause rashesfor a variety of other reasons.We don't know what effect the chemicals used in disposable diapers have for thelong term health of you baby. We do know that disposable diapers contain superabsorbent polymers, petroleum based ingredients (such as plastic) and traces of chemicals used in manufacturing.Baby boys may be at increased risk due to the heat build up in disposable diapers.While the link between infertility and disposable diapers has not been proven, theOctober 2000 issue of
Archives of Disease in Childhood
speculates that the rise ininfertility may be partially due to the heat build up in disposable diapers. Withtemperatures inside a disposable as much as 1.8 degrees higher there is thepotential for damage to the baby's genitals.Many babies are allergic to the dyes and glues used in disposable diapers. Myconcern is that if these chemicals are so well absorbed that they can cause a rashthis severe, then what is it doing that we can't see? We know that these chemicaldyes are linked to liver problems and other long term health problems.