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Why Choose Cloth Diapers: Health Reasons

March 28, 2009

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…these chemicals are known potential carcinogens. The two big toxins in disposable diapers are Dioxin and Sodium Polyacrylate. Dioxin is an extremely nasty chemical. A 1994, EPA report revealed that…

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Are Disposable Diapers Really That Bad?

February 23, 2011

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…ignoring the gel crystals is hard to do when they’re all over your child’s private parts. Sodium Polyacrylate is the super absorbent gel that allows your baby to go 5,…

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Are You Going to a Great Cloth Diaper Change event?

April 22, 2011

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…big toxins in disposable diapers are Dioxin and Sodium Polyacrylate. Dioxin is an extremely nasty chemical. A 1994, EPA report revealed that there is no safe exposure level for dioxin….

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In a Moment of Weakness, Don’t Be Fooled!

May 19, 2009

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…aren’t going to clearly state on the package whether or not Sodium Polyacrylate is in these “pure and natural” diapers. Consumers are smart these days and that may sway a…

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Your Baby’s Safe…Are You?

May 28, 2008

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…menstrual pad had literally exploded in gel crystals aka sodium polyacrylate. There were millions of these crystals everywhere. When I started cloth diapering it was because of gel crystals I…

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Scared to Make the Leap Into Cloth Diapers

July 29, 2011

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…Dioxin and sodium polyacrylate are the big ones. You can read more about them by clicking the link. Cloth diapers will most certainly save you money! I know moms that…

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An Interview with Bamboobies plus a Giveaway!

August 28, 2011

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…the side effects of Sodium polyacrylate yet, I loved the discreteness and absorbency of my Lansinoh breastpads so much I was willing to take the chance. However, I couldn’t ignore…

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Looking For a Unique Way to Experience Cloth Diapers?

April 21, 2014

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…countries, but not the U.S. Disposable diapers contain sodium polyacrylate, a type of super absorbent polymer (SAP), which becomes a gel-like substance when wet. A similar substance had been used…

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Overwhelmed? Cloth Diapers 101

January 5, 2009

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…and a pail. Stick to the basics and you won’t spend much. Disposables contain very harmful chemicals that allow them to absorb massive amounts of pee. Sodium Polyacrylate is super…

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3 Reasons Why I Chose To Cloth Diaper

April 23, 2008

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…Polyacrylate. That, combined with Dioxin, makes using disposable diapers a very unhealthy choice. Reason #2: Environment Once a disposable diaper has been quickly used and thrown away, it is left…

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