Cloth diapers

Cloth diaper update

At several people’s recommendation, I ordered some samples of Rockin’ Green detergent. The lavender mint scent smells fantastic! So far, it seems to be working well. It also looks like we didn’t rinse enough after washing before – we were doing one extra rinse but it sounds like we needed to do another. The diapers …

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Pausing cloth diapers

After using cloth diapers faithfully for almost six years, we have switched to disposables. It is a bit frustrating. With Samuel, we used cheap prefolds and plastic covers. I later made him some fleece covers, and used that system until he was out of diapers. With Caleb, I made some Rita’s Rump Pocket diapers and …

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Fleece soakers

Recently I came across a pattern for fleece soakers. They go together really easily and doesn’t require a lot of fabric. They’re really trim, and do a great job of containing the wetness. Even though I measured both kids (the green soaker is for Caleb), they both fit pretty snug. Next time I sew any, …

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Newborn diapers

Here are 6 of the newborn diapers I finished yesterday. They seem so tiny compared to the other diapers! They’re from the Mama Bird NB size pattern, but from what I’ve read, the lady that offered the Mama Bird pattern isn’t offering it for free any more. I had quite the adventures making these. The …

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Wetbag

Recently I switched to using wetbags for storing wet and dirty diapers. It’s been amazing how the zip-top bag keeps the smell down so much better than the lidded pail we used to use. Even with three days’ worth of soiled diapers, you can’t smell them when the bag is closed. That sure couldn’t be …

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Cloth diapers

Yesterday I recieved this comment: Can you tell me what you use to make the diapers. And also, how often do you change your little guy? First, we change him when he is wet. ;O) I don’t really keep track of time. It’s probably every couple of hours or so. I highly doubt it’s much …

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