Just because breastfeeding is natural, doesn’t mean it’s always easy. If you are pregnant and plan on breastfeeding, set yourself up to succeed. Lactation Consultant If your hospital or midwife has a lactation consultant, meet with them to have your baby’s latch evaluated. Getting a good latch helps ensure baby is transferring milk and mama will not be in pain. A lactation consultant is a great resource for a new mom. Comfort Products When you first start breastfeeding, it is normal to experience engorgement and discomfort. Items like lanolin, nipple cream, and therapy packs provide relief. Lanolin or other nipple
Has your cloth diaper journey come to an end? Whether your cloth diapers have lived their best and can contain poop no more or if they are ready to keep on going and prevent even more landfill waste, we can help you to recycle cloth diapers. Send used cloth diapers to Cotton Babies to be recycled. Some recycled diapers support Share The Love, our national cloth diaper bank program. Others are sent to one of our fabric recycling partners. Your cloth diapers have already made the world a better place by reducing mountains of waste. Together, we can keep that cycle going! How
Like most things in our closet, cloth diapers live beyond the last day that they go on your baby’s bottom. Now you can recycle or re-home your cloth diapers with Cotton Babies. Cotton Babies supports the circular economy through single stream recycling of cloth diapers. We find a home for your used cloth diapers in a cloth diaper bank or with a partners who re-process and re-purpose fabrics. Until now, most cloth diapers eventually reached landfills. Are you committed to reduce landfill waste? Do you believe in the circular economy? Don’t throw that cloth diaper in the trash. Recycle it.
I want to cloth diaper. Now you’re asking yourself, “What do I need to start using cloth diapers”? Well, do you know the answer? If not, that’s okay. We are here to help. Getting started with cloth diapers and building the number of diapers available for cloth diaper changes is easy. Not sure? It’s ok. Lots of families use both disposable diapers and cloth diapers. Here’s how you can begin: Purchase 24 cloth diapers in the style of your choice. Why 24? Newborns often go through eight to 10 cloth diapers a day, and we recommend washing your cloth diapers every other
If you’re in the early steps of researching cloth diapers, you’ve probably read that you only need to buy diapers once because cloth diapers may fit from birth-potty training. That’s great news, right? But how exactly do one-size cloth diapers work? Design of One-Size Cloth Diapers With bumGenius, Flip and Elemental Joy cloth diapers, you can expect the diapers to fit from 8 – 35 pounds depending on your baby’s shape and size. That’s because all 3 of these cloth diaper brands made by Cotton Babies feature our patented 3×3 snap design. These one-size cloth diapers feature snaps that can
Our latest bundle of joy is bumGenius Littles 2.0 newborn cloth diapers! Let’s break down the differences between our original new cloth diapers, Littles, and new and improved Littles 2.0. What’s changed with Littles 2.0 newborn cloth diapers? A lot! Many parents are super excited to learn that Littles 2.0 are offered at a lower price than our original newborn cloth diapers. Check out our bundle prices, too! We’ve upgraded from hook & loop closure to snaps. Snaps will hold up better over time (which is great for using on later babies or resale value) and won’t snag your other
When the number of kids is greater than the number of hands, the holiday season isn’t quite as magical, 24/7. What do you do when there are five kids, two hands, and ten packages to get into the post slot? How do you shop for Christmas presents when you have three of the kids in the buggy? As a mother of five children, 8 years and under at one point, I am going to share my survival tactics and hope that it will make your holiday season just a little bit merrier. Do Not Expect Picture Perfect Whoops, did I
Still trying to decide on a holiday gift? We’ve got you covered with our Gift Guide that has sustainable gifts for everyone on your list. Trim a Tree & Trim a Budget Cloth diapers are a sustainable gift that keep on giving! If you want to give a memorable gift that is also incredibly useful, give cloth diapers. An Elemental Joy All-in-One Kit comes ready to give! It includes 6 of our easiest to use all-in-one cloth diapers and a wet bag conveniently packed inside a reusable diaper pail. Reusable Gifts for Tweens We know, getting your period isn’t always