Beginners’ Guides

Cleaning Cloth Diapers Properly – Super Easy, Super Helpful Guide

A Closer Look At Your Detergent: Take a look at the detergent that you are planning to use. You will want one that has no heavy perfumes (you don't need any detergent smell to cover up odors) and no added fabric softeners (like Dreft). You also do ...

What Are The Different Types of Cloth Diapers?

When you first enter the world of Cloth Diapers, you may well be a bit overwhelmed. Unlike disposables, where you pick a price range and a size and go, there is a bit more to think about with Cloth Diapers as they have been made and tested by ...

Which Baby Diaper Cover Should You Use?

Which baby diaper cover you decide to use will depend on how much money you want to spend, your fabric preferences (synthetic vs. natural), and how much time you have for washing and caring for your covers. Most everyone I know uses a few of ...

How To Clean Cloth Diapers Hard Water Issues

You may be wondering how to clean cloth diapers when you have hard water at your house? Hard water has a high mineral content, which can make it difficult to get your diapers clean. How do you know if you have hard water? The easiest way to tell ...

Stripping Cloth Diapers – Here is How To Do It

First and foremost, if your cloth diaper is under warranty before you attempt this, please consult the manufacturer as you could void your warranty if they have specific stripping instructions. These are general instructions only. Stripping ...

What Are The Best Cloth Diaper Inserts For Heavy Wetters?

Cloth diapers are a smart decision for most parents – they are more cost-efficient, environmentally friendly, and made without harsh chemicals like standard disposable diapers. But when you have a heavy wetter on your hands, it can be frustrating to ...

How To Wash Cloth Diapers for the First Time

How To Wash Cloth Diapers for the First Time Washing cloth diapers for the first time is called "prepping" in the cloth diaper world. Before you use cloth diapers on your baby, you need to prep them. A lot of new cloth diaper mommas' get hung up on ...

Picking The Best Cloth Diaper Cover For Prefolds

We have been asked many times about covers. The choices are numerous and people are very loyal to certain brands. I thought I would write a little about what I think makes a cover better than the next. For me, I like the Rumparooz One Size Cloth ...

Hemp Diapers – What exactly is Hemp?

Most people think of hippies, drugs, or an old Cheech and Chong movie when they hear the word 'hemp.' Although these references may be somewhat correct, they are only small pieces of the cannabis sativa plant history. The use of hemp dates back to ...

Wool Diaper Inserts and Covers

My first reaction to wool as a choice fabric for diaper covers was less than informed.I was considering an old scratchy sweater my grandfather had graciously given me.  He had worn it years back when living in Germany.  The colors were beautiful, ...

AIO Cloth Diaper

The AIO cloth diaper is probably the easiest cloth diaper to use. AIOs (All-in-Ones) are all one piece, no need to stuff or put a cover over, they are waterproof on their own. They are very convenient, favored by "Grandma" or when someone else is ...

How to Cloth Diaper

This precious child (and two others) are depending on me to set an example, change the world, do the best for them. So, I decided to cloth diaper. I only wish I had been willing to try it sooner! Research Before you decide on cloth, do your ...

Prefold Cloth Diapers And Covers

When most people look at a prefold cloth diapers and covers they think of their grandma pinning it and covering it with a huge white plastic cover.  However, this traditional diapering method has come a long way since then! It is still a very ...

How Many Reusable Nappies Do I Need?

When starting a cloth diaper stash it can be a little overwhelming.  You don’t want to over purchase, but you don’t want to do three loads of laundry a day either! So how many reusable nappies do I need? To answer this question we will need to ...

gDiapers Review ~ So, How Do They Work?

I had to know more about this adorable diaper! It's called a gDiapers.  From first glance, it had everything I was looking for in a cloth diaper and it was insanely cute. gDiaper Review Hi! My name is Samantha, I have 2 wonderful children, a ...

Cloth Diaper Accessories ~ Do I Need That?

If you have searched online or been to a cloth diapering store you will know that there are so many cloth diapering accessories available that it can be overwhelming. What are all the accessories for, and what do you really need? I am going to give ...

All In Two Cloth Diaper Brands

When I was shopping for my first All In Two Cloth Diaper I thought to myself, "Wow, this is a lot of choices! I wonder how many All In Two Cloth Diaper Brands there are?" This was only the first of many questions I had about this diaper, so I went ...

Thirsties Duo Wrap Cloth Diaper, Blackbird, Review

Thirsties is a MADE IN THE USA brand cloth diaper. The mission of Thirsties, Inc. is to make it easy and affordable for every family to choose cloth while simultaneously investing in our local economy and sustainable business practices. We are very ...

11 Tips For Traveling With Cloth Diapers Without Drama

Several customers have contacted me at Why Cloth Diaper recently seeking advice about traveling with cloth diapers. Should they do it? Can they do it? Are there any tricks? The short answer is yes, of course, you can take that fun summer vacation ...

Types of Cloth Diaper

Types of Cloth Diaper Cloth Diaper there are various types, below are the kinds of cloth diapers and devices: 1. AIO - All-In-One diaper: This type of diaper does not need to use additional absorbent / absorbent material. The absorbent ...

Cloth Diapering A Newborn – Your Options

Cloth diapering a newborn is a hot topic among new moms and soon to be moms. Choosing how to cloth your newborn is much simpler than some sites make it out to be. I started cloth diapering my daughter before she was even 24 hours old. She is now ...

Deep Clean / Stripping Cloth Diapers – Blue Dawn Hysteria Is Bullcrap!

Keeping It Real! Here I go again, keeping it real! Blue Dawn is all the rave among Cloth Diaper Mammas'. While yes I'll admit it has it's own merits; you do not "have" to use Blue Dawn.  Honestly, I find it ridiculous when I read someone post... ...

What to Do With Moldy Diapers?

The other day I was doing a load of cloth diapers and what do I find? MOLD! What? OMG! Really?? Ugh!!! So there I am holding what I thought was my ruined investment! So I ran to the computer and did some thorough research on eliminating mold in ...

Super Easy Cloth Diaper Washing Instructions That Work!

I'm standing here in my laundry room and started thinking, "Why are there so many confusing Cloth Diaper Wash Instructions online? and What's The Simplest Routine For Washing Cloth Diapers in any washing machine?" I personally have tried all sorts ...

28 Best Cloth Diaper Laundry Detergent Choices!

    Image Product Details He Safe? Link Allens Naturally Powder Best for babies with sensitive skin, however, doesn't clean very well! No Optical Brighteners No Enzymes No Dyes No Softeners No ...

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