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Kansas City Baby Co. — Cloth Diapers

Dealing with cloth diaper leaks (and a little on stinks)...

Posted by Megan Bolin on

Well, dangit. Those cute cloth diapers you spent hours researching and precious money buying are giving you some trouble! One of the most frustrating things about cloth diapering (any diapering really) is leaking. Whether you are dealing with full on floods, or just a wet spot on a onesie, it's annoying all the same. Let's troubleshoot.

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Cloth Diaper Accessories

Posted by Megan Bolin on

Almost as overwhelming as your initial "cloth diaper" Google search is wading through the different accessories. What is a must have and what is a nice to have? Generally speaking, all accessories are made to make your cloth diapering life a bit more convenient. You can pick and choose what works for you as budget allows. Let's break them down. Detergent: Arguably the most important accessory in cloth diapering! Let us not forget that you are cleaning diapers that have been pooped and peed in, so you'll want to use the manufacturers recommended amount for a heavily soiled load. Just...

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Washing Cloth Diapers

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Before we get to washing, lets quickly talk about dirty diaper storage. While they wait for laundry day, a wet bag/pail liner will make storing your dirty diapers easy. If you are on a tight budget, they are one of those nice to have but not necessary to have accessories. A plastic laundry basket with holes can work just as well.  Wet bags/pail liners ARE super convenient though. They are lined with a water resistant material that will keep everything contained. A pail liner will fit inside a trash can, and will hold 2-3 days worth of diapers. Wet bags come in a...

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Types of Cloth Diapers and Choosing What Works for You

Posted by Megan Bolin on

Let's start with the basics. Every cloth diaper needs two components - absorbency and a waterproof layer. AKA something to absorb pee and poop, and something to keep it contained and prevent wicking/leaking. How those two pieces comes together is the difference between the types of cloth diapers. Let's detail each kind!

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Why Cloth?

Posted by Megan Bolin on

There's a million things to think about before your baby arrives. What should be towards the very top of your list is how you'll diaper them. After all, you'll be changing thousands of diapers! 

I hear from a lot of people that they considered cloth diapering for a fleeting moment, but ultimately decided it was too much for them. I'm here to tell you that cloth diapering can be EASY, and even FUN. Yep, I said it. Fun. There are several reasons one might choose cloth for their family, so lets break it down.

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