As a mother, I am always thinking about how to save money, ways that never compromise the wellbeing of my family. Using cloth diaper to my baby saves us a lot of money because it is washable and reusable. The modern diaper has 4-setting snap adjustments suitable for newborn baby all the way to toddlers (7 to 35 lbs). It also comes with many benefits, it reduces waste for families with children in diapers by more than 50% mother earth might be rejoicing by now. Cloth diapers help parents reduce exposure of their babies’ skin and lungs to the chemicals in disposable diapers. It is available in a variety of styles and patterns.
Tips in washing cloth diapers:
-Make sure to wash your cloth diaper shell at least once before using. Separate the cloth diaper shell and insert first. Prewash the cloth diaper insert in hot/warm water with a small amount of laundry detergent 3-5 times. It will take 10 washes to reach their full absorbency.
Change the cloth diaper as soon as you notice your baby is wet or soiled. Dump solid material into the toilet. Separate the cloth diaper and insert. Put diapers in the dry pail until wash time. Wash cloth diapers with laundry detergent (fragrance and color-free) in hot/warm water. Rinse thoroughly in warm water to avoid stains and odor develop. Dry diapers in the sun or in your automatic dryer. Don’t iron. Don’t use fabric softener. Don’t bleach and use whitening material. Avoid using soap products. Don’t use too much detergent. Wash diaper shell and insert separately. And do some research which process works best for you.
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