Cloth Diapers birth to 1 year

Although initially more expensive than disposables, cloth diapers can be cheaper over the years. Made of cotton or muslin, in a variety of styles, they have to be rinsed, sterilized, washed, and dried after use and therefore involve much more labor than disposables. Because they have to be washed regularly you will need a minimum of 24 diapers. Obviously, the more diapers you have the less often you’ll have to do the wash (and the more economical your washes will be). Buy the best diapers you can afford. They will last longer and be more absorbent.

Cotton squares

These traditional diapers are thick and absorbent and can be folded into a variety of shapes according to your baby’s size and needs. They can be bulky ...

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