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Due to new innovations, cloth diapering has become more convenient and more popular than ever. Therefore, an abundance of accessories have gone on the market to help parents streamline the cloth diapering process. Ditching disposable diapers ultimately saves you a ton of money, but the start-up expenses of stocking up with the necessary gear to cloth diaper your baby can rise quickly.
Whether you're in the research phase of cloth diapering or you're a veteran, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the accessories that are available -- and whether or not you truly need certain equipment to keep your babe's bum squeaky clean. We polled several cloth diapering friends to learn about some of the top products they can't live without! Be sure to comment at the end of this post if you have any helpful suggestions for items that help make your cloth diapering regimen a success.
Cloth Diaper Pail
Ubbi makes an amazing steel diaper pail and cloth pail liner that accommodates cloth diapers. The 13 gallon reusable pail liner locks odors in and is completely waterproof. The Ubbi diaper pail has a rubber seal to trap in odors and it has a innovative sliding lid so the air doesn’t get disrupted and odors escape. The Ubbi is available in 8 different fun colors to match every nursery.
If you are cloth diapering, using cloth wipes is no biggie. You aren’t adding much more to your laundry and can throw them in your diaper pail with the diapers. You will need at least 10-20 washcloths or cloth wipes per day. So if you do laundry every 2-3 days, you’ll need at least 30-40 cloths. You will save tons of money on wipes and you can use your own non-toxic soap for your solution.
If you are going to change your baby’s diaper in different rooms, it’s easier to have multiple wet bags with a diaper pail in the main room. EcoMcPlanet makes a wet bag that has 2 snap handles that fit over your changing table, crib, or play yard. The large wet bag can hold 20-25 cloth diapers. The bag is waterproof and lined with PUL. It also has a zipper closing. You should also get several small wet bags to keep in your diaper bag for on the go changes.
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