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Question of the Week: Why do you use disposable or washable baby diapers?

2009 March 9

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Cloth baby diapers require cleaning and care, but avoid replacement costs.  Disposable diapers are convenient but must be purchased and disposed of properly.

Why do you use disposable or washable baby diapers?

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  1. Sheila permalink
    March 15, 2013

    To linda-my 16 year old daughter is also being confirmed in may and has to wear the white long dress and veil with the lace anklets and white shoes.I am doing a cloth diaper and rubber pants on her under her dress.Ihave her diaper all ready made,does babypants.com sell plain white rubber pants in adult sizes?I want them to fit loose over her diaper.

  2. Hollie permalink
    February 24, 2014

    I have two girls ages 16 and 14 and they are both bedwetters.I use regular flat cloth diapers on them with adult size,infant style rubber pants over the diapers.they dont mind the diapers and rubberpants and have told me a couple times they like the feeling of being like babies at bedtime.they have rubberpants in both pastels and babyprints and dont mind them at all.my oldest girl was confirmed last fall[catholic] and had to wear a white dress and veil with tights and mary janes.Me and her sister put cloth diapers and rubberpants on her when we dressed her and she wore them under her tights for the day.the youngest also wore her diapers and rubber pants also since her sister was wearing them.

  3. Dianne L. permalink
    December 17, 2014

    my daughter is 17,going on 18,and has been a bedwetter for the last two years and wear cloth diapers and rubberpants to bed every night.they are the only protection that works for her.They are a way of life for her now.

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