Cloth Diapering is a fairly vast concept. As new parents, we are bound to get lost in our set of confusions about cloth diapering. Here are few cloth diaper myths that we have busted.
Myth#1 : “Its Gross”
No. It isn’t!
Cloth diapering is pretty easy. All you need is a decent stash and a good wash routine. You need not wash the diapers separately. You can wash them with other clothes in a washing machine. Our parents have successfully cloth diapered even in vacations. Read on further here to get some tips.
Once the baby poops, you can scoop off the poop using a jet spray and rinse in a wash basin. Store them on a dry bucket or wetbag till the laundry time. See, didn’t we tell you its easy.
Myth#2: It affects the milestones of babies’
This is another biggest myth.
Cloth diapers, in no way affect the growth and milestones of babies. Every baby is different and they take their own time in turning, crawling, sitting or walking.
Myth#3: Isn’t it old fashioned?
Yes, our grandmas did use cloth on us because those days disposables diapers weren’t really an option. But the concept of cloth diapers have now been revamped and they are this generation’s modern cloth diapers ☺ want to know how? Read how get your babies the leak proof cloth diapers.
Myth#4: Cloth diapers are expensive
When you compare the cost of 1 cloth diaper to that of 1 disposable diaper, cloth diapers do cost more. However, that cloth diaper can be used over and over again, unlike the disposable, which you have to continue purchasing. Here is a handy guide to show you the cost of cloth vs. disposable over time.
You need 4000+ diapers on an average from birth till potty training. The price per diaper on an average is Rs10. Thus, the total money spent on disposables is not less than Rs40000. Never thought this far right?
Now let’s compare this with the price of cloth diapers. 12-15 diapers are needed from birth till potty training. Price per diaper on an average is Rs 750/-. Thus you spend not more than Rs 12000/- on cloth diapers.
Myth#5: They leak
A big no to this myth as well. In fact, its disposable diapers that leak and most of our customers have faced poop blow outs in disposables. If you are using cloth diapers properly, they wont leak at all. Read how to get a perfect cloth diapering experience.
There you have it, 5 myths about cloth diapers busted!
We hope that helps you either decide to use cloth diapers or help you convince your loved ones that cloth isn’t as crazy as they think!
Happy cloth diapering!