Are you surprised? I was, at least a little. Here are some of my thoughts after going cloth for a month.
First, a confession: We still use disposables at night. I know, I know, I just need to find what works for us after that first pee-rash prefold incident in November, but until our disposable stash from our baby shower and diaper party are through, I'm in no hurry to find out what that is. For now, we're getting used to cloth during the day, finding out what we like, and getting into a wash routine.
It was a good start - about enough to get through a day (she gets put into disposables by 7:30 or 8 in case she falls asleep earlier than her regular 9 p.m. bedtime). The problem was staying up late enough to wash and stuff and pack them for the following day. Not long after deciding to go full cloth (at least during the day), I started adding to my stash.
|This was my entire stash for a few weeks, about a two day supply (not including nights) and has since grown even larger. Yes, cloth diapering is addicting!|
Since starting this post draft, I actually bought a new Bumgenius 4.0 in Marie and cut myself off to start the new year. With hubby's express permission (since we made a deal), I made an exception for a NIP Bumgenius Freetime in Harper, because her middle name is Harper.
I am toying with the idea of posting each kind/brand of diaper at a time and reviewing them on this blog. That's the plan currently, but we'll see how much time I have to get to it. To be cont...