Monday, August 13, 2007
Back in Cloth
After a one year break from wearing cloth diapers, Charlie's back on the wagon! We switched from cloth to disposables last September as we noticed Charlie was having a hard time learning how to move around with all the bulk between his legs. Well, he doesn't have problems moving around anymore, so we thought we'd go on the hunt for a trimmer cloth diaper that has plenty of room for his "Santa Belly." We are trying out our first brand today. They are called "bum Genius" pocket diapers. Pocket diapers are cloth diapers that have a inner and outer layer of cloth. The outer layer is waterproof and the inner layer is made of fleece. You stuff a special absorbent liner between the two layers. The fleece helps propell the pee into the liner and keeps the skin dry. A must for our rash prone boy. I have to say I love these little diapers. They are perfect for people who have been spoiled by the convenience of disposables. They are one size fits all so we won't have to buy more than one size, and will work for Charlie's future siblings as well. We are expecting a "Mommy's Touch" one-size pocket diaper in the mail this week to try as well. I know most folks who haven't tried cloth will never understand this, but I feel like it is Christmas. I love cloth diapers! There is just something about a baby in a cloth diaper, and diapers hanging on the clothes line.