What Cloth Diapering System Is Best For You?

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What Cloth Diapering System Is Best For You?

For all new parents out there, you may be shocked to even hear that there are different systems for diapering at your disposal. But there are, and they can impact heavily on function, cost and a number of other factors. What cloth diapering system is best for you? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How important is cost savings to you?
    • A. 

      I need to save as much money as possible. I need the cheapest meathod available.

    • B. 

      Cost is a factor, but I'd be willing to pay more if it would help with diaper rash.

    • C. 

      Cost is not too much of a factor.

    • D. 

      I just want to cloth diaper, cost doesn't matter. Versatility and ease is far more important than cost when I get cloth diapers.

  • 2. 
    Are the other caregivers in your baby's life concerned about having to use cloth diapers?
    • A. 

      Not at all. They'll use any style I choose.

    • B. 

      A little, I'd like to make it easier for them to use.

    • C. 

      I need it to be as easy as possible.

  • 3. 
    Would you like a diapering system that daycares may be willing to try?
    • A. 

      Yes, but let's try to keep my costs down.

    • B. 

      Yes, let's make it seem almost exactly like disposables.

    • C. 

      I'm not going to be doing daycare.

  • 4. 
    Which would you rather have:
    • A. 

      Control over adjusting how much the diaper absorbs

    • B. 

      Simplicity

    • C. 

      The ability to switch between disposables and cloth easily

    • D. 

      A new time-consuming hobby that saves me the most money.

  • 5. 
    How do you feel about dunking diapers in the toilet to get the waste off?
    • A. 

      I will never do that.

    • B. 

      It wouldn't bother me.

  • 6. 
    How often do you travel?
    • A. 

      Often, I'd like a diapering system that will suit this need.

    • B. 

      Not too much, it's not really a concern.

    • C. 

      Who has the money to do ANYTHING? I'm completely broke, and am overwhelmed at just purchasing cloth diapers starter packs.

  • 7. 
    How many children are you hoping to have use this set of diapers.
    • A. 

      I plan to have more children and am hoping to reuse the same diapers.

    • B. 

      I'm really not concerned about cost.

  • 8. 
    Would you like one diaper set that you can use from birth through potty training?
    • A. 

      One set would be excellent!

    • B. 

      I'd rather have different sizes, but keep the cost down.

    • C. 

      I'd like different sizes, but cost is not an issue.

  • 9. 
    Are you concerned about diaper rash?
    • A. 

      Diaper rash is not a worry.

    • B. 

      I want a system that was designed to eliminate diaper rash!