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is anyone else tired of the commercials...

...asking us to buy Huggies for moms who can't afford diapers? I can't afford diapers, which is why my kid is wearing cloth diapers. Yeah it's less convenient, but if you are choosing between disposable diapers and food/rent it's an obvious choice. Why should I pay for another mom's convenience? Cloth works.

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:18 AM on Dec. 4, 2010 in Parenting Debate

Answers (14)
  • I was wondering where all these free diapers were.....I know my sister could use some!

    Answer by LuvMyMedic3ID at 7:46 AM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Wow..

    Answer by -AJ at 8:01 AM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • No, why would I get tired of them? This economy sucks...diapers are expensive. Ant not everyone has access to a washing machine...they have to take a bus or catch a ride to the nearest laundromat, making the use of cloth diapers not all that appealing. I'm happy to help anyone in need.

    Answer by Fallaya at 9:10 AM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • no maybe if people would quit worrying about there self all the time and actually do something for other people in need maybe they wouldnt be in such need their selves , ive always found what i give to others and do for them always comes back to me and i have always been able to get what i need and alot of times i even have extra if i dont tho its ok bc my needs are always met .

    Answer by bekkaboo89 at 9:26 AM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • You know, I really really want to switch to cloth diapers with this one. I simply can't afford to do it and it's really upsetting to me! My DH will not allow me to use Pre-folds because he sees them as "unsanitary" and "outdated." And the ones I was able to talk him in to are going to cost us about $200 (total) which I understand in the long run is nothing, but we have a monthly income of just $800 right now, so $200 or even $50 at a pop is more than we have. Disposables on the other hand are going to cost us about $15 every two weeks (that's about what we paid for the other two). I wish I could find a way to buy one box of cloth each month or something, but I just don't know how to swing it. It's a catch 22 kind of thing. Sure cloth is cheaper, but you have to have the money to start, which I don't, and neither do most of them.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 1:16 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Yeah but I seriously feel like I should do more.

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 1:53 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Not really sick of them and I understand your point BUT why would Huggies collect money for people to get cloth diapers- ?

    Answer by soyousay at 2:14 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • I never seen the huggies commercial they must finally be trying to get some good PR (public relations) because pampers have been doing it for years now. I think they send their diapers overseas though. It does not bother me because I do not have the energy time and stamina for cloth. Also because since the economy issues has hit us hard it is one of the few ways I can help.

    Answer by Brickhouse95 at 2:45 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • if you don't have a washing machine cloth diapers are incredibly impractical. Can you imagine taking all those cloth diapers to the laundromat? That would create another huge added expense. I think it's safe to assume that many people living in poverty to the point where they can't buy diapers don't have access to free washing machines.


    Answer by maxswolfsuit at 3:53 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • I don't care for commercials. I think that you are doing a great job of using the cloth ones. You get 3 fist pumps for that and mom of the year award!


    Answer by sexyfancyface at 4:10 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

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