Archive | March, 2009

Why Choose Cloth Diapers: Health Reasons

March 28, 2009

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When I tell people we use cloth diapers they are almost always shocked. After they make comments like “you’re so brave” or “I could never cloth diaper”, they ask me why. For my family our baby’s health was the reason we chose cloth diapering. My husband is a chiropractor and that opened the door to […]

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Is There Really A “Magic Diaper”?

March 24, 2009

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I have been around cloth diapers long enough to have read the dozens of raves for “the best nighttime diaper”… all different diapers of course. Everyone has their favorites.  And every mother thinks (and dozens email me) their child is the heaviest wetter. My recommendation has always been to add more layers of absorbency, one […]

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Want to Know How the Soft Bums PerfectFit is Working Out?

March 21, 2009

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When Sterling was born I couldn’t imagine putting a one-sized diaper on him. Mainly because of his umbilical cord and his super skinny legs. But as soon as I cut off that horribly big umbilical clamp, I just had to try a Soft Bums PerfectFit on him. Sarah’s brilliant toggle design enables me to tighten […]

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Going Out Of Business Sales!

March 17, 2009

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Here are some fantastic deals for all you cloth diaper addicts…did I just say that??  I mean devoted cloth diaper users. There aren’t a lot of inventory left on these sites but I want to bring attention to a couple of diapers that I highly recommend: Bum-Ware AIO: Trim, natural cotton inner, quick drying, strong […]

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The Best Newborn Cloth Diaper

March 12, 2009

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Since the birth of our new son, Sterling, I have quickly found my favorite newborn diaper. Before I get to my favorite here are 2 things I learned right away: 1) I can’t imagine putting a one-sized diaper on a newborn! Sterling was born 8lbs 9oz and 22″ long.  His legs are so skinny!  A […]

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Where To Buy Cloth Diaper Making Supplies

March 9, 2009

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I recently discovered the blog of one of my readers and was excited to see that she is an EXTREMELY talented cloth diaper maker! Because I am not a seamstress I asked her permission to reprint a recent post she wrote on where to buy cloth diaper making supplies. Hello~ Thank you ladies for all […]

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How To Wash Cloth Diapers

March 6, 2009

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How many ways can you rehash this arguement??  Oh, a million and one! But no matter how many posts I write, washing cloth diapers remains the most asked about and commented on topic. Here is a list of posts I have done in regards to washing/stripping cloth diapers: Washing Cloth Diapers Fabric Softener on Cloth […]

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How My Cloth Diaper Journey Began

March 2, 2009

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I have always enjoyed reading my baby book or finding an old journal to re-discover life changing moments.  First steps, first date, meeting my husband, chiropractic school and all the new thoughts I was exposed to, births of my children…all these events changed me from who I was before to who I was going to […]

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