Cloth Diapers
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Life Beyond Horses > General Off Topic Discussion

Cloth Diapers

This is a discussion on Cloth Diapers within the General Off Topic Discussion forums, part of the Life Beyond Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        07-24-2009, 02:54 PM
      #1
    Yearling
    Cloth Diapers

    So for all the parents or parents to be, who uses cloth diapers?
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        07-24-2009, 03:48 PM
      #2
    Green Broke
    My mom used them for one of my brothers. She loved them. Because they were easy to clean and reusable. Hah
         
        07-24-2009, 04:19 PM
      #3
    Trained
    I always wondered...how do you keep them clean? Do you just throw them in some water or what?
         
        07-24-2009, 04:24 PM
      #4
    Green Broke
    Well I would think you scrape off the poppy, haha and then you put them in the washer and then the dryer. But you don't put them in with other clothes. For obvious reasons.
         
        07-24-2009, 04:29 PM
      #5
    Trained
    But what do you DO with the scraped off poopy? Does it just go down the toilet or what?
         
        07-24-2009, 04:37 PM
      #6
    Green Broke
    I am not sure about that part. I never asked my mom.

    BUT I do think that's what you do. And she had this little 'tub' I guess you could say where you put the diapers when they were soiled. And it was like an air tight thing. And the smell couldnt get out. Then when you need more diapers, you just wash the ones in the tub, and there ya go! Clean and fresh! Lol
         
        07-24-2009, 04:45 PM
      #7
    Trained
    Neat! Sorry for the gross question :P Reusable anything is always good...I just wasn't sure of the logistics lol
         
        07-24-2009, 04:53 PM
      #8
    Green Broke
    No its definitely not gross, well I mean, to a degree. Haha My mom used them because my brother had an allergy to regular diapers. But I agree! Anything reusable this day and age is good!
         
        07-24-2009, 05:04 PM
      #9
    Trained
    My husband and I have talked about using cloth diapers as opposed to regular diapers.

    We haven't come to a decision yet (still have 3 months to go).

    I know in the first few months I'm not going to want to do more laundry to make sure we have enough diapers on hand. I rather have the convenience of the disposable diapers until the baby gets into a bathroom routine (and we get into some sort of routine) Then maybe we'll move onto cloth, or maybe we won't.

    My mom had me and my brother and I believe my sister in cloth diapers. She said she liked them because our parts would be able to breathe in the cloth as opposed to the other diapers.
         
        07-24-2009, 05:11 PM
      #10
    Yearling
    Well there are liners you can use for the poo. Either fleece ones, that poo usually just comes off of, or flushable ones that just go down the toilet. There is also a diaper sprayer, which is a mini shower head that attaches to your toilet, and you spray the diaper off.
    You can toss the dipes in a tub of water, or put them in a wet bag, which is just a water proof bag. I don't do anything special as I wash them very quickly and no smell develops unless I forget to wash in time.
    I wash them separately from my clothes. Cold cycle for stains, hot wash with soap, then extra rinse.

    There are even tons of different kinds of cloth diapers. Prefolds, flats, fitteds, contours, pockets, AIOs, and AI2s. Something for everyone. I love my prefolds and covers, but I also love pockets. So easy. Just like a disposble after they are stuffed.
    This is a pocket:


    This is a prefold (no cover):
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:47 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0