Cloth diapering is a subject that many parents are interested in but don’t where to start. A good place to begin is to consider why you might want to cloth diaper instead of using traditional diapers.

Cloth diapers are much softer than the disposable ones. They’re also chemical free and can be used over and over again. Disposable diapers end up in landfills and harm the environment. If you use disposable diapers they can take up 50% of your household waste! Disposable diapers also use up a lot of resources, such as water, wood and petroleum. Parents know that babies go through a lot of diapers. In terms of cost cloth diapering can really help with your budget.

There are so many resources out there for parents interested in cloth diapering. It’s become more and more popular so you’ll probably even have friends who can offer helpful tips. Check out books and websites on the subject and decide how you want to go about cloth diapering. There isn’t a one-size fits all approach.

If your baby is older don’t let that sway you from trying cloth diapers. Children around the age of two use far less diapers than newborns so you’ll probably find it pretty easy to switch.

Don’t be put off by all the different terms that come with cloth diapering. They just mean you have more options to fit your lifestyle!

Have you tried cloth diapering? What do you think?