How to Wash Cloth Diapers

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  1. Place diapers and diaper pail liner in washing machine
  2. Run one (1) HOT rinse cycle with no detergent. *add Calgon or Borax if you have hard water
  3. Run one (1) HOT wash cycle (Heavy load) with 1 scoop of a recommended detergent
  4. Dry (either in dryer or on clothesline)

Ammonia Buildup in Cloth Diapers and Ammonia Burns: How to Get Rid of It

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Do you diapers wreak of ammonia after just one pee? Is your baby suffering from ammonia burns when she wakes up in the morning? This means your diapers are getting clean enough and there is bacteria buildup. Here are 5 things you can do to get rid of horrible ammonia / bacteria buildup in your cloth diapers.

Cloth Diapers in Daycare - how to get your daycare comfortable with your baby's cloth diapers

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Using cloth in daycare is possible with the right tools and the right information:

Cloth Diaper Shopping - determining how many cloth diapers you'll need to buy

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The chart below provides recommendations for purchases based on the type of cloth diaper and age of the baby.

Cloth Diaper Rash Cream Recommendations - a list of good and bad diaper rash creams for cloth diapers

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Cloth Diaper Rash Cream Recommendations - a list of good and bad diaper rash creams for cloth diapers
Not all diaper rash creams are created equal. We've compiled a list of diaper rash creams that are and are not recommended for use with cloth diapers. 

Bamboo and Hemp Cloth Diaper Washing Instructions

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Bamboo and Hemp, like fleece, are also very easy to care for, but there are a few watch-outs and tips to keep in mind.

How to Cloth Diaper - cloth diaper terms, a list of what to buy, money saving tips, and video tutorials

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Getting started with cloth diapers can be a confusing process but our guides will walk you through everything you need to know about cloth diapers and which diapers and accessories are best for you and baby. Start with the steps outlined below and feel free to check out our other helpful guides, FAQs and instructional videos for additional help if you need it.

5 steps to remove rash cream from your cloth diapers

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5 steps to remove rash cream from your cloth diapers
Traditional diaper rash creams have heavy oils and other ingredients in them (e.g. zinc oxide and cod liver oil) that stick to cloth diapers, causing them to leak and retain odors. Unfortunately you’ll need to use some elbow grease to make them useful again using the following steps.

Cloth Diapering Essentials - a checklist of what you REALLY need to cloth diaper your baby

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There are a lot of cloth diaper accessories out there and it can be hard to tell what you really need to cloth diaper your baby. Here’s a simple list of the essentials and a few "nice to haves".

Cloth diaper shopping tips

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When you consider the fact that the average person will spend anywhere from $1800 to $2100 to diaper a baby with disposables from birth to potty training – it’s not far fetched that budget restraints are a common reason why many mamas turn towards cloth diapers. But while you really can save money by using cloth diapers, it’s hard figuring out where to begin. Here are a few tips to help you make the best cloth diapering choices:

Cloth Diaper Shopping - How to measure your baby to determine her cloth diaper size

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Cloth Diaper Shopping - How to measure your baby to determine her cloth diaper size
A loose fitting cloth diaper can cause leaks.  This article will show you how to measure your baby's waist, rise and legs to determine the right size diaper to buy for your baby.  

Cloth diaper materials explained

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These days, cloth diapers aren’t just made of cotton anymore. Some come in materials like bamboo that are more environmentally friendly and have antimicrobial benefits for baby. The chart below will show you the most common material types and their benefits.
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