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Have you decided if you will cloth diaper or use disposable diapers on the baby?

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Disposable diapers here. Smile

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I need to look into the costs of each plus it depends on whether we have a washer and dryer on the premises after we move in March. And also depends on what DH prefers.

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Disposable. I've already bought some! DH isn't on board in the least with cloth...we talked about it 6 years ago with our DD, then again 3 years ago with DS and he has no interest or desire to. I'm not complaining either because he's a great dad who does lots and lots of changes, so he has a HUGE say in our choice. Biggrin

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Cloth! The budget won't stretch to fit both sposies and formula, so cloth it is, no matter what!

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Disposables this time. I did cloth with my son and loved it. But, again, my decisions are going to be based on being a single working mom instead of a full time home mom. This time, I won't have the time or ability to treat and launder cloth diapers, even though I love them.

Jana - Do you already have your cloth? What will you be using? You'll have to post fluff pictures, I think they are SO cute!

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I have 12 brand new, already prepped (though I will wash them again, no question!) OS (One-size) pockets that I got from an acquaintance for $4 ea. The lady was given 24 pockets in all colors, then had a boy and didn't use the "girly colors" so I WIN!! I bought all her "girly" dipes. haha I'm actually not a fan of pockets. We tried CD w/ DS but didn't make it bc he was allergic to something and broke out horribly. We never could figure out what, and truthfully I just didn't do as much research as I've done this time. This time I'm going to go with a few AIO (all-in-one) dipes (especially for those middle of the night changes), some prefolds and both sized and OS covers, and of course the pockets I already have. I'm not sold on wool or fleece covers. I haven't decided on exact brands I'm getting yet, other than the ones I've got. And I forget what brand they are atm. (And I'm too lazy to go figure it out...haha)

Don't have all the stash yet bc budget is killing me right now. I'll at least have the NB size stuff by the time baby gets here and hopefully part of the next size up. Smile And sure, I'll take pics when I have 'em! Biggrin

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Disposable here. Would love to NEVER buy diapers or pull ups again but such is life. lol

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Disposables here! I like the idea of cloth, but I work a TON and it just isn't practical for us. DH would vomit for sure with cloth Smile He is a great helper and don't want to deter that! I also have a small problem with washing nasty diapes in the same machine that I wash my clothes in....weird I know! They are sooooo cute though!

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Unfort. Disposables- I'd love to do cloth but I don't have the space by my washer and dryer nor a sink there-- and poop ones kinds gross me out-- lol

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Disposables. I thought about going the cloth route with my first but my DH was not on board and he felt the same way about washing diapers in the same washer as our clothes.

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Cloth. We did it with DS and will do it with this LO also.

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Jana I'm practically drooling over your stash. Major steal on the "girly" dipes!

Can you tell I love cloth? A baby is adorable in the first place, but then you put all those cute patterns on them Smile

Caitlin what cloth do you prefer?

For everyone grossed out by washing cloth in the same washer as your clothes, I get that. Something to think about, When you babies/kids have a blow out, do you throw away the whole garment or do you spray it off and treat it and wash it? That's what got me over that last roadblock to cloth. (And I tell you what, my son's BMs now during toilet training are WAY worse than his BMs when he was a baby. All those yucky underpants get sprayed, treated, and right into the laundry.)

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"selosmini" wrote:

Jana I'm practically drooling over your stash. Major steal on the "girly" dipes!

Can you tell I love cloth? A baby is adorable in the first place, but then you put all those cute patterns on them Smile

Caitlin what cloth do you prefer?

For everyone grossed out by washing cloth in the same washer as your clothes, I get that. Something to think about, When you babies/kids have a blow out, do you throw away the whole garment or do you spray it off and treat it and wash it? That's what got me over that last roadblock to cloth. (And I tell you what, my son's BMs now during toilet training are WAY worse than his BMs when he was a baby. All those yucky underpants get sprayed, treated, and right into the laundry.)

I know it is weird! I am grossed out by the pee soaked and poop!! My kids never had any accidents after they were potty trained. I didn't potty train per say....I let them decide when they were ready because I didn't want to "train" myself to take them to the bathroom every 30 min. I always offered the toilet, but didn't push it if not interested. Both of my kids were potty trained at 3yo when they both said "I'm done with diapers". They also were old enough bladder maturity wise to hold it for longer periods of time. I am lazy and actually liked diapers for the convenience factor. Boys are easy in public restrooms,girls not so much....she has to touch everything climbing on toilet. Miss independent will not allow help!!! My 4 yo still pees at night so she wears a pullup at night. I have HE washer and dryer. If I had a traditional washer that could soak, I would probably feel different.

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For the whole "gross-out" reason I'm using some sort of liners, probably cheapie fleece, specifically so I can throw away poop and not have to wash poopy dipes. I'm also thinking about some of the liners that are "flush friendly" so I can just dump it all in the toilet and I'm only left with a pee dipe to wash and nothing extra in the trashcan. This is especially true since we have to formula feed. Formula poop is much more gross IMO than EBF poop.

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"selosmini" wrote:

Jana I'm practically drooling over your stash. Major steal on the "girly" dipes!

Can you tell I love cloth? A baby is adorable in the first place, but then you put all those cute patterns on them Smile

Caitlin what cloth do you prefer?

For everyone grossed out by washing cloth in the same washer as your clothes, I get that. Something to think about, When you babies/kids have a blow out, do you throw away the whole garment or do you spray it off and treat it and wash it? That's what got me over that last roadblock to cloth. (And I tell you what, my son's BMs now during toilet training are WAY worse than his BMs when he was a baby. All those yucky underpants get sprayed, treated, and right into the laundry.)

I know it is weird! I am grossed out by the pee soaked and poop!! My kids never had any accidents after they were potty trained. I didn't potty train per say....I let them decide when they were ready because I didn't want to "train" myself to take them to the bathroom every 30 min. I always offered the toilet, but didn't push it if not interested. Both of my kids were potty trained at 3yo when they both said "I'm done with diapers". They also were old enough bladder maturity wise to hold it for longer periods of time. I am lazy and actually liked diapers for the convenience factor. Boys are easy in public restrooms,girls not so much....she has to touch everything climbing on toilet. Miss independent will not allow help!!! My 4 yo still pees at night so she wears a pullup at night. I have HE washer and dryer. If I had a traditional washer that could soak, I would probably feel different.