Ask N&G - Are Cloth Diapers More Work than Disposables?
Posted on January 20, 2011
- putting them on
- taking them off
- easy to toss used diapers in the trash
- wipes are pre-wetted and ready
- easy to toss in a diaper bag
- going out and buying them, especially if you have to run out late in the evening
- dumping solids in the toilet – solid waste shouldn't go in the garbage regardless of whether it's in a disposable diaper or a cloth one
- taking out the trash
- putting them on, especially if you use one-step diapers like Easy Fits, pockets, or the new BabyKicks 3G. Cloth diapers are becoming much more intuitive, largely because of the popularity of their convenient disposable cousin.
- easy to toss used diapers in the diaper pail
- wipes can be pre-wetted and ready merely by putting wipes under some running water and placed in a travel wipes caddy.
- easy to toss in a diaper bag along with a travel-size wetbag
- putting them on, especially if you are using diapers you haven't gotten used to yet, like prefolds or ones with lots of snaps
- dumping solids in the toilet
- washing – washing is simple, it just takes a bit of time (which you can do while you're doing other things)