Cloth diapers are making a comeback. Once thought of as a vestige of the olden days, wash-and-wear diapers are an eco-friendly option for modern families. You definitely need diapers, but which kind you choose—cloth, disposable or a combination of both—is a personal choice. Advantages of cloth diapers include:. Many cloth-diapering families switch to disposables for outings, when grandparents are babysitting or for overnight wear. There are a bunch of choices on the market—from ready-to-wear types to ones that are just a big piece of cloth that you need to fold and clip. The variety makes choosing cloth diapers both exciting and overwhelming.
Sign out. Available in a variety of colours and patterns, these cloth diapers can make life easier for parents now and may help create a cleaner future for their kids. If you are considering using reusable diapers, take the time to study the different options available.
I loved that this market had all the green products I've been reading about for babies I'm expecting my first child in October but haven't yet seen up close. One of my favourite products that I came across was the G Diaper, which is a cross between a disposable and cloth diaper. The outer breathable shell is cloth, with cute velcro tabs that fasten in the back, and the disposable part is a refill you stick inside. It's compostable, toilet flushable pulp fluff from farmed trees. This isn't a perfect solution read our story The Great Diaper Debate but it's one worth a try on my part, I think.