cloth diapers
Posted by Jolene (+113) 10 years ago
Just curious how many families in the Miles City area are using cloth diapers?
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Posted by Ashley Hotter (+135) 10 years ago
I use them and I love them.
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Posted by Toni Rentschler (+1512) 10 years ago
I have two that I really love and use them as much as I can.

But I also use 7th Generation Diapers. They are great! Compostable and everyting.
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Posted by PM (+66) 10 years ago
My daughter uses them and she also loves them.:-)
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Posted by Michelene (+87) 10 years ago
I Was using them before we moved here, but have stopped for awhile until we can find a bigger house with a washer and dryer. I don't care to go to the laundromat everyday. I use bg 3.0's and GroVia- a MT company. Love my Grovias!
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Posted by DawnGail (+110) 10 years ago
I have friends who use G-diapers. They're the best ones I've seen.
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Posted by RB (+443) 10 years ago
I use them and love them, I would never go back to disposables. And 7th Generation are not compostable, they are only slightly better in Huggies because they still have SAP(the stuff that feels like gel after the baby pees. Was outlawed for use in tampons in the 80's because lots of women were dying of TTS) in them.
I use Happy Heinys organic one size pocket diapers with Fuzzibunz size medium hemp inserts, they are amazing absorbancy and are very natural. I do not like the fact that disposables are made of petroleum and contain tons of chemicals. I also think about all the energy that it takes to manufacture each diaper(besides using petroleum resources) and the fuel it takes to trasport them to the store, the packaging waste that is thrown away, and of course the diaper itself that does not decompose for hundreds of years. And the respiratory effects on the baby of the off-gassing of the chemicals in the diapers, yuck!
Anyway I could go on all day about all the chemicals that are in them, their effects, etc, but you could just google it. Besides ALL of this, I like my cloth diapers because I think they are a lot cleaner honestly. I feel that I am putting something clean on my baby every time i use them, whereas I could smell the Huggies diaper as soon as I took it out of the package(nasty chemical smell). I have also saved hundreds of dollars using cloth(you could save even more if you qualify for free cloth diapers at clothdiaperfoundation.org), and I have less leaks. If anyone wants to know more you can email me, I can help you find the best places to order them online and get the best deals and such. And I have only heard bad things from friends about G-diapers, although I have not tried them myself.
If you are interested in cloth diapering I recommend watching these videos, Cloth Diapering 101 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVo6SMebcX8 it is a 7 part video covering most styles of cloth diapers. Also check out mothering.com, you can join their online community and there is a section dedicated to cloth diapering where you can ask questions and get advice.
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Posted by Jolene (+113) 10 years ago
Thanks
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Posted by Jade S (+147) 10 years ago
We used cloth exclusively with our four kids. We no longer have any in diapers, but we have used all kinds. AIO, covers, soakers, prefolds, your choices really are endless.
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Posted by Richard Bonine, Jr. (+15082) 10 years ago
I do not like the fact that disposables are made of petroleum and contain tons of chemicals. I also think about all the energy that it takes to manufacture each diaper(besides using petroleum resources) and the fuel it takes to trasport them to the store, the packaging waste that is thrown away, and of course the diaper itself that does not decompose for hundreds of years. And the respiratory effects on the baby of the off-gassing of the chemicals in the diapers, yuck!


Because it is SO MUCH more efficient and environmentally friendly to pump the Oglala aquifer dry so you can wash diapers.
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Posted by RB (+443) 10 years ago
What people dont realize is that a lot of water is used to manufacture each disposable diaper as well. So if anything you break even on the water. I read something once that it takes several gallons of water for the manufacture of each disposable diaper, whereas(I have an HE washer) it takes only a few gallons of water for me to wash all 20 of my diapers at a time. So I guess I figure each use of my cloth diapers uses 1/4 gallon of water at the most, and each use of a disposable uses 2 gallons (besides the 3/4 gallon of oil that makes up the diapers composition).

But, because we want our environmental impact to be closer to 0, we make sure to conserve water where ever else possible such as saving rain water for outdoor use(we dont ever water our lawn!), only running tap water when necessary, etc.
I also wanted to correct what I said earlier about saving hundreds by using cloth, I was thinking about it and decided to figure it out, and I have saved well over $1000 by using cloth so far.

You might also look at this post I made awhile back on this site. http://milescity.com/foru...ew/176175/

[This message has been edited by RB (7/29/2011)]
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Posted by Kmama (+100) 10 years ago
i used them with all 3 kids and loved them. Infact, my fuzzy bunz lasted through all 3 and were way worth the price! Luckily everyone is toilet-trained at my house these days.......I think I'll keep it that way for awhile!
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Posted by Richard Bonine, Jr. (+15082) 10 years ago
Amazon is buying diaper.com for $540 Million. The sale hasn't been officially announced. The media found out about it through a leak.
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Posted by Jolene (+113) 10 years ago
Please take my survey...


http://www.screator.net/s...=129694297
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