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All in One Diapers Versus Disposable Diapers: A Battle of the Bums

Posted by Bridget on 12/22/2011 to Getting Started

All in One Diapers Versus Disposable Diapers: A Battle of the Bums

Diapers, contrary to what many people may think, are not entirely products of modern technology. Surprisingly, they have existed since as early as the 1600s. In fact, the term “diaper” first referred to the repetitive pattern of the fabric that was used to wrap the children who were not yet potty trained. It eventually was used as reference to any fabric utilized for this purpose.

At present, there are two main kinds of diapers: cloth and disposables. Modern cloth diapers can be classified into flat, fitted, pocket, pre-folded, all in two and all in one diapers. The all in one diapers are the closest in form and function to disposable diapers.

All in one diapers are made of cotton, hemp, wool and bamboo. The use of these natural materials makes all in one diapers baby-friendly and earth-friendly. They are more breathable which let babies sleep and feel better and make them less susceptible to rashes. Since all in one diapers are reusable, they contribute to our dear Earth’s sustainability. They also ease the burden on your pockets because you save more from reusing all in one diapers than buying disposables every now and then.

One main comparison between the two kinds of diapers is their usability. Using both disposable and all in one diapers takes less effort and consumes less of your time. At present, diapering is relatively easy with fastening devices like snaps, hooks and Velcro. Hard to use diaper pins are now seldom utilized. They also are less time consuming. Taking off both diapers are also trouble-free since you only have to unfasten and then get rid of the wet or soiled diapers. You also need not burden yourself on replacing both kinds of diapers very often.

Both types of diapers are designed to take in as much as they can. Disposable diapers can be disposed of simply by throwing them away properly. All in one diapers, on the other hand, are put away in a diaper pail and kept there for the time being. They are then washed in hot water and dried in a dryer or under direct sunlight.