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Cloth Diapering Newborn

I have great pleasure recommending other mommas to convert to cloth diaper in this Chatterbox of mine. I found many benefits on cloth diapering & somehow I wish I have started as early as I can, say, by the time Baby Hambali just a newborn.

Well, needless to say, I’ve started cloth diapering Baby Hambali when he was about 5 months old with Onesize Pocket Diaper & Sized Pocket Diaper. Experienced-wise, I never tried prefold which is much recommended for cloth diapering newborn or we most familar by the name of lampin / flat muslin cloth. I did used lampin for Hanafi during the confinement but opt for sposies when Baby Hambali’s turn with reason, no one to man & care the lampin.

As for now, seeing & hearing many Chit-Chatters of mine & other blogger friends are expecting an arrival of new family member (wink!) or just simply says…pregnant, I love to list out few great articles & tips from CD-gurus @ Mamas in here.

I’ve learnt a lot from these lovely CD Mommas on initial stage of my cloth diapering journey & to those who has been thinking OR contemplating OR has decided to cloth diapering soon for your newborn, at your pregnancy state now, is a great start for you to :-

LEARN + SAVE + INITIAL CD PURCHASES + ADD-ON CD STASH BIT BY BIT

Why? It is understandable & agreed buying one piece CD only will cost you more than one pack of disposable. Correct? But, in the long run, you save more because it is not like your child will be using it for one month but the least 2 years. So, I fully suggest as you are preparing items for your expected little joy’s arrival, why not include the purchases of CD as well? By doing this, you won’t feel the burden too much by spending a bomb at one go. Besides, you must take note that cloth diapering a newborn is slightly differ from 3 months to 4 months old baby so you need to know how & what is the best solution.

Please read all these great articles & may it provide lots of assistance that I intent it to do so.

You can always check, peep & read these 3 blogs that I mentioned earlier & those articles & tips it is from them!

Sandra of Mia Bambina

Farrahim of complete, fulfilled & still vain

Sharine of A Note on Cloth Diapering Journey

By Sandra of Mia Bambina :-

1.How many you need? And how much do you really save?

2.Cloth Diapering Ultimate Guide

3.Up Close on Prefold Diaper

4.Inserts

By Sharine of A Note on Cloth Diapering Journey :-

1.Snappi

2.DIY: Non-Sew Prefold

3.Lampin for heavywetter or toddler

By Farrahim of compete, fulfilled & still vain!

1.My Cloth Diaper Story part 1: CD-ing a newborn

2.CD-ing a Newborn

Hanz’s Note : More chat on Cloth Diapering will be up soon! Stay tuned!

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October 7, 2009 - Posted by | Cloth Diapering, Green Living, Natural Parenting

9 Comments »

  1. I'm interested into trying CD on baby SN but due to the way too high cost of water bill in Japan, seems like it is not really a good option for us rite now. however, i'll make sure the adik of baby SN get the taste of CD one day hehe

    Comment by yatie chomeyl | October 7, 2009 | Reply

  2. Yatie, high cost of water bill? THAT"S A MYTH! Take it from me, we never seen any rise on our water bill & you will get the same response from other CD Mommas.Watch CD like u wash your clothes & you can do CD laundry 2 to 3 days at one go! Even when you wash your clothes you wait till full load, kan untuk jimat?

    Comment by Hanz | October 7, 2009 | Reply

  3. i nak jugak guna CD!!! seriously dah tak tahanla dengan sampah pampers yang bertimbun2 dan harga pampers yang mahal…hanz plis tiup sikit angin rajin tu kat I yang pemalas ni..bila ntah nak start..

    Comment by Farah | October 8, 2009 | Reply

  4. Farah…mcm me pernah cakap dulu..campak jer dalam washing machine, basuh cam kita basuh kain..kalu ader poop tu pancut ngan getah air tekanan tinggi ke toilet bowl.. x susah pun..in fact cara sebenar nak buang dispos pun, kena buang poop dulu tau baru ok pada environment kiter.. :>

    Comment by Hanz | October 8, 2009 | Reply

  5. Alhamdulillah, kudos to you for cloth-diapering and spreading the love! I CD'd my eldest at 6 months and 2nd one from birth. I can't imagine going back to using disposables 24/7. Life after CD is so much better and rash-free too!

    Comment by glam.mama | October 8, 2009 | Reply

  6. Glam Mama, kudos to u too. I keen to CD-ing newborn, perhaps considering addition soon…wink!

    Comment by Hanz | October 8, 2009 | Reply

  7. this is good info for new parents πŸ™‚ I know some couples got help from their moms to teach them how to put cloth diaper on baby.

    Comment by Sherry | October 15, 2009 | Reply

  8. since i use Cd i save more money then can saving to our budject. pampers pon tak yah beli banyak, ruam pon takde… kan senang…

    Comment by asmieyra | October 16, 2009 | Reply

  9. Hanz, where to buy this CD. Other than online… I'm thinking of buying for my newborn niece… πŸ˜€

    Comment by SueRosly | October 19, 2009 | Reply


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