Many people think we’re crazy when they discover we use cloth diapers; especially with twins! However, we cannot imagine diapering our twins any other way. Cloth is easy, fun and just great. I. Am. In. Love. Yes, I am in love with cloth diapers (my children too, of course)!
Our current stash consists of enough diaper for approximate 35 diaper changes; allowing us to wash diapers every 2-3 days. With a few key accessories, a working laundry routine, a night-time diaper solution and a wonderful nanny who is totally on board with cloth diapering, we have built a stash we love and have never looked back. Our current mission is to educate and convert other loving moms and dads to cloth as well.
Our Top 8 Reasons why Cloth works!
We are not running out buying diapers at the store – which saves not only money – but precious time as well! Since the diapers are designed to fit most babies from roughly 7-35 pounds, we are good to go for a loooooong time…hopefully until potty-training!
2. Getting the Right Fit
Our twins have very different builds. Having diapers that work for our long, skinny boy and shorter, thicker lady – this makes a world of difference when it comes to diapering twins! Since investing in a few types of diapers that work for us, we have already begun to see the savings of using cloth in the first 8 months of our twins‘ lives! If we are blessed to have more children in the future, we are totally already set!
3. Accessories and Appliances
A diaper sprayer makes cleaning pool oh-so-easy and helps eliminate excessive stink in the diaper pail! Wet bags ensure cloth diapering on-the-go is easy-breezy!
The toilet, washer, and dryer do all the hard work for us! A little Charlie’s Soap goes a long way in cleaning even the stinkiest of diapers.
4. It’s SO EASY
I’m not exaggerating. Using cloth is just as easy as using disposables. PROMISE. Great for daddies, grandparents, and nannies. We can attest to that!
5. Cloth is Healthy!
We’ve had very few instances of diaper rash. Honestly, I can count the occurrences on one hand, – total for both babies!
6. Contains Messes
We’ve never had blowouts up the back when using cloth, that’s for sure! Imagine trying to change two babies after a blowout – in additional to all the laundry!
7. Green Babies
While the average diaper is estimated to take 500 years to decompose in a landfill, we decided to forego the mathematics and the visuals of the mountains of disposable diapers we would be throwing away.. Although unintentionally, our children are already reducing their “carbon footprint.”
8. Cute Bums!
I mean really, they are so adorable! Who could possibly resist?
— By Jenny B.