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What’s Old is New Again

Raise your hand if you were cloth diapered as a baby.

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I was born in 1982 and, yup, I was cloth diapered in the traditional “flats-and-prefolds-and-safety pins-and-rubber pants” sort of way. It could have been because we had very little money. It could have been simply because my mother was an economical fiend (in a good way). It could have been because it was how my mother was taught to do things. It also might have been because I was the last of four and my mother wasn’t about to change up her system at that point.

Back then, it wasn’t a hip trend to CD since the only diaper color available, as far as I know, was, um, white. (I still have an affinity for a cute, white-fluffed bum.) Although, seriously, haven’t they come a long way? It wasn’t really done to save the planet, either, … Read More

Great Cloth Diaper Change: Be a Part of History

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Last year Guinness World Record officials verified that a 2012 record had been broken. This April 26th cloth diaper enthusiasts all over the world will gather to make history again. This year caretakers, parents, anyone who has a baby or toddler in cloth diapers will come together to change the most cloth diapers at once. There were 182 qualified locations in 15 different countries and the number to beat is 8, 301 diapers changed at the same time. So can it be done again? Will more than 8, 301 diapers be changed all at once? 

You should join in the movement and help break the record at the Great Cloth Diaper Change (GCDC)! This year there are 240 registered change locations with 173 locations in the US. Regardless of whether or not the record is broken this year the main goal of the GCDC is to spread awareness that using … Read More

2012 Great Cloth Diaper Survey

We are happy to support the Real Diaper Association (RDA) and it efforts to educate parents on the many benefits of using cloth diapers.

Recently the Real Diaper Association has put together a survey to understand current cloth diapering practices. If you are a parent who currently uses cloth diapers we encourage you to fill out their survey. The information gathered will used to guide future educational campaigns and projects.

The survey will take you about 15-20 minutes to complete and random survey respondents will be entered to win some wonderful hand-crafted gifts.

To learn more about the survey please visit the Real Diaper Association blog.

To go directly to the survey:

Click here to take the 2012 Great Cloth Diaper Survey!

 

 

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