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what's the advantage?

Besides price, what is the advantage of cloth diapers over disposable?

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Asked by MissLisa7657 at 5:55 PM on May. 3, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • A lot of people say their children potty trained quicker because they could actually feel themselves being wet. I use disposable though.

    Answer by KareemsMami at 5:57 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • Going green? Disposable diapers stay in landfills for 500 years.
    I use disposable though.

    Answer by serioussifL at 6:00 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • Less baby rashes I've heard.

    Answer by CubasFamily at 6:05 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • Cloth cant dry a baby out so much that they are at risk for TSS (sposies can do this according to our government).

    Cloth is WAAAAAY cuter than sposies.

    Check out and you'll find tons of great wahm made diapers. Huggies doesn't help work at home moms!

    Answer by sk_tennyson at 6:09 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • The absorbant materials used in disposables can be pretty toxic; babies have been burned when tearing them apart. You can get used cloth diapers for really cheap on ebay, craigslist and in second hand stores; I also see them on freecycle at least twice a month.

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:17 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • Because there are actually chemicals in disposable diapers, unless you buy 7th generation ones. Also, cloth diapers are friendly to our environment not just our babies.

    Answer by NoNonsenseMama at 6:24 PM on May. 3, 2009

  • 7th gen has chemicals still just not chlorine. there are disposibles out there that are made from cotton instead of the gel beads. gDiapers are sposies in a cloth shell and can be flushed!

    Answer by sk_tennyson at 6:42 PM on May. 3, 2009

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