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.

8 tips to keep your cloth diapers from leaking

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8 tips to keep your cloth diapers from leaking
Are your diapers leaking? Check out the list below of the most common causes of diaper leaks and how to make it stop. 

Types of Cloth Diapers - descriptions, costs, pros and cons, and a tutorial video

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With the exception of prefold diapers, all of the other diapers listed below are available in 'One-Size'. This means the diaper can be adjusted to fit your baby from 10 to 40 lbs. The benefit of one-size diapers is that they save you in the long run because you won't have to purchase multiple diapers for the various sizes of your baby. The downside to one-size diapers is that they are very bulky on newborns and don't truly provide a good fit until baby is about 10 to 12 lbs.

The best cloth diaper brands

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Listed below are the top recommended brands by fit on baby. Categories include diapers that fit best for babies with the following:

Cloth Diapers vs Disposable Diapers - why you should cloth diaper your baby

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Now before you read any further, I want you to throw away your notions of what cloth diapers are and how they work. They've come a long way in the past decade. They come in cute colors and prints now, and can be put on just as easily as a disposable diaper. In addition to them being much easier to use, cloth diapers are a great for 3 reasons:

Fleece Cloth Diaper Covers - washing, care and use instructions

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While fleece is very easy to care for, there are a few watch-outs and tips to keep in mind.

Cloth Diaper Washing Tips to stop leaks and stink

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Below are a few tips that can help save you time, hassle, leaks and stinks.

    Cloth Diaper Leaks at Night - How to Stop Your Cloth Diapers from Leaking at Nighttime

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    Cloth Diaper Leaks at Night - How to Stop Your Cloth Diapers from Leaking at Nighttime
    Whether your child is a light-wetter or super-soaker it doesn’t matter; 12 hours or more in one cloth diaper is a long time. Below is a list of successful nighttime cloth diaper combinations and mom recommended brands.

    2 tried and true methods for getting stains out of your woolie

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    2 tried and true methods for getting stains out of your woolie
    It happens. Baby poops, leaks through the diaper and sets into your precious wool cover. Follow these steps to remove those stains from your wool cover.

    Wool 102 - how to wash and lanolize wool cloth diaper covers

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    Wool 102 - how to wash and lanolize wool cloth diaper covers

    Learn how to care for and lanolize your wool in just 8 simple steps.  Plus, learn how to restore shrunken wool and how to remove stains from your wool.

    Wool 103 - How to store wool for extended periods of time

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    Wool 103 - How to store wool for extended periods of time
    Prevent damage to your wool items by following these 6 simple steps for storing your wool over an extended period of time.

    Vinegar - how to use vinegar safely with your cloth diapers

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    Vinegar is a wonderful all-natural solution for your wash. It can be used to kill odor-causing bacteria, remove buildup from your diapers, soften your diapers and eliminate static. However, if used too often (i.e. more than once a month), it can break down the PUL in your diapers causing them to leak. Additionally, when used in hard water areas, it can react with the minerals in your water and cause your diapers to retain odors and bacteria.
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