Cloth diapers always seemed like more work to me so I chose not to head down that path. From researching to ordering to cleaning the process seemed like a hassle. Then I started reading about the chemicals, such as dioxins, contained in disposable diapers, received a Sunflowerbaby cloth diaper sample in the mail and became intrigued. My niece, who is of diaper age, was going to be my guinea pig. A really cute guinea pig.
It takes a minute to wrap your head around making the switch. You actually have to read instructions, wash a shell and insert and get a feel for how many you need (we discovered for those just getting started, you need at least 4-6 pocket diapers and 8-12 inserts) However, once you get the hang of it, it's probably less of a hassle than a late night run to the store for Huggies.
We discovered a few other bonus's as well...
Forget pants. Sunflowerbaby covers come in irresistible patterns like animals, flowers, and strawberries -- so sweet you won't want to cover them up.
Disposable diapers are destined for the landfill where they will sit for over 500 years. And the average baby requires about 6,000 diaper changes. That's a lot of disposable diapers. Plus less diapers = less money.
They're non-toxic & breathable
Cloth diapers limit your child’s exposure to potential chemicals and lessen the chances of diaper rash. Added benefits? They're super soft, the inner layer dries fast and the fabric is breathable.
They stay dry
You choose how many layers you need (1-4) the same way you would choose whether you needed day or overnight disposables. Using natural materials like bamboo and microfiber, each layer adds to the protection and absorption.
Want to give them a try? Sunflowerbaby is giving LuxeAngelesMom 5% of your order. Just enter the code "sunflowerbaby."
Posted on Wed, October 15, 2014
by Elise Edwards filed under