Top 10 Questions for New Parents About Cloth Diapering

Cloth diapers are a great choice for parents who are looking for a more sustainable alternative to disposable diapers.

WHAT ARE CLOTH DIAPERS AND HOW DO THEY WORK ? Cloth diapers have made a big comeback in recent years, and for good reason!  They are not only economical, but they are also eco-friendly and can be more comfortable for baby.

Cloth diapers work by absorbing liquid into the fabric, whereas disposable diapers use a chemical layer to do the same.

HOW MANY CLOTH DIAPERS DO I NEED? – Newborn 8-12 cloth diapers per day – Infants 8-10 cloth diapers per day – Toddlers 6-8 cloth diapers per day

WHAT DETERGENT SHO ULD I USE TO WASH MY CLOTH DIAPERS? You can use any type of detergent that is safe for baby clothes, but you will need to avoid detergents with fabric softeners, optical brighteners, or enzymes.

CAN I REUSE CLOTH DIAPERS? Yes, you can reuse cloth diapers as long as they are free of fecal matter and urine.

HOW LONG DO CLOTH DIAPERS LAST? Cloth diapers can last for several years if they are well-maintained. However, the fabric may start to wear down over time and will need to be replaced eventually. Learning how to care for your cloth diapers properly is a must!