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Generic Baby Diapers

Readers' Solutions

It seems every mom (and baby) has a diaper preference. See what other moms think about different generic diaper brands compared to the name brands and how much you might be able to save by switching. You just might find that the cheaper alternative can keep baby drier and happier.

A Beginner's Guide to Frugal Cloth Diapering

Jacqueline Harris-Stone

A parent can purchase all the cloth diapers and accessories they need from birth to potty training for a fraction of what they'd spend on disposable diapers. Here is a great guide to what parents should about diapers and diapering know before their first diaper purchase.

My Story: Cloth Diapers

contributed by Paula

If you love all the cost benefits to cloth diapering but hate keeping them laundered, use these tips for making cloth diapering and laundry easy and affordable.

Why I Choose Cloth Diapers

Michelle Kennedy

A mom who has always used cloth diapers explains why there's no other choice for her family as well as some great tips for preventing diaper rash, laundering cloth diapers and saving quite a bit of money over disposables.


Save Big on Diapers and Laundry

Laurie Boucke

Want to save a bunch of money on diapers and laundry? It takes time, practice, patience, and the desire to use an age-old method of toilet learning called infant potty training. See if this might be a frugal option for you and your baby.

From Cloth Diapering to Infant Potty Training

Anne Chudobiak

You may not know that cloth is not the only, nor the cheapest, alternative to disposable diapers. A growing number of first-world parents are rediscovering infant potty training and saving a lot of money in the process. Check out these infant potty training common questions.

Hidden Benefits of Using Cloth Diapers

Sandra Ray

Ask any frugal parent how to save money with a baby and they'll generally mention cloth diapers. But, are there hidden benefits to using cloth diapers besides saving money?

Cloth Diaper Resources

Readers' Solutions

While cloth diapers might be cheaper than disposables, they still can get costly. These resouces will help you save if you choose to cloth diaper your baby.

Let's Talk Diapers

Marybeth Henry

Disposable diapers are just plain expensive. If you don't mind the extra work, you can use cloth diapers. But, if this is not something you want to tackle, don't miss these ways to save on disposable diapers.

The Basics of Cloth Diapering

Mary McCarthy

Cloth diapers are beneficial for your baby, your pocketbook, and the environment. Here's what you need to know to get started cloth diapering, from deciding which type of cloth diaper to use to determining just how many to buy and more.

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