Cotton Babies started out as a baby retailer selling baby slings. Then, our owner, Jenn Labit, went on to make her own cloth diaper inserts. In 2005, she created bumGenius cloth diapers. Since then, we’ve expanded our brands and make lots of (we think) cool products that help make life easier for parents and eliminate waste. Cotton Babies products have a focus on baby, but many can be used by the entire family. Here’s a breakdown of our evergrowing product assortment, the majority of which are made in the USA! bumGenius bumGenius is where it all started. These cloth diapers are
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Having a cloth diaper that fits properly is incredibly important — especially if you want to prevent leaks. But when it comes to cloth diaper fit, how do you really know what’s right? Every baby is different, and there are many different types of cloth diapers available so fit can often vary. With that being said, there are a few commonalities that will help you know you’ve got a good cloth diaper fit every time. To check the fit, first, pick up your baby’s legs after putting the diaper on and observe how it hugs their bottom. Is it snug?
Have you seen bumGenius Bandana Bibs yet? These cute little bibs match your favorite cloth diapers! And that’s not all – they are super functional, too! Our newest version of bumGenius Bandana Bibs features waterproof PUL on one side and organic cotton on the other. The waterproof side matches your favorite bumGenius solid colors and prints. It’s perfect for looking stylish or eating. The absorbent organic cotton side catches wet messes like drool. It’s perfect for teething babes, and since it has a waterproof backing, baby’s cute clothes will stay dry. Each bib has two snap settings so you can easily adjust
So you’ve gotten over the learning curve of cloth diapering, and you’re loving the fuzzy bum on your new bundle of joy. It’s easy for you because you’ve got your washing routine down and all your supplies where you need them! But what about when it comes time to hand off your little one to a different caretaker? Whether it is a family member, a babysitter, a Mother’s Day Out program once a week, or even regular daycare – talking to someone who isn’t familiar with cloth diapers can be daunting! My Experience with Cloth Diapers at Daycare After my
Voting is now open for the 2018 Cribsie Awards! bumGenius is a Finalist for Favorite Cloth Diaper in the nursery category. Show your support by voting for bumGenius as your favorite cloth diaper! The Cribsie Awards What are the Cribsie Awards, you might ask? The Cribsie Awards are a parenting award co-hosted by StrollerTraffic and The Baby Guy. Parents elect their favorite brands and services from a curated list of best-of-the-best finalists, across six categories. The mission of the Cribsie Awards is to recognize the best brands, products, services, and websites for babies, tots, and the parents who adore them. We’re in
2018 is finally here! It’s that time of year for clean slates, do-overs and second chances… The time to create goals for the new year (of which, we merely hope to stick to through the end of the year). These resolutions may consist of things you know you need or simply want to accomplish, but haven’t made the time to do so the year before. Whether your 2018 goals consist of stressing less, saving money or staying fit, we’ve got you covered. How? You may ask… Here are a few resolutions cloth diapers can help you keep up with this
It’s Truly Genius Tuesday! Today we’re going to discover the true genius behind Lovelace. This colorful print joined our Genius Series in September 2011 along with Albert. The Countess of Lovelace is a pretty cool chick. She lived in the 1800’s, but is considered the world’s first computer programmer. Who is the Countess of Lovelace? Ada Lovelace was a mathematician who wrote the first algorithm for the first computer program in the mid-1800s. Her contributions to computer science were not discovered until the mid-1900s, but she has since received many posthumous honors for her work. In 1980, the U.S. Department of Defense named
Last fall, Cotton Babies launched their new and improved Elemental All-In-One cloth diaper. As the third version of the Elemental created, it has the best of both designs from the previous two versions. All three of these diapers are one-size, fitting babies 8-35 lbs, and feature organic cotton inserts, so no stuffing needed. While these features did not change between the three versions, there are a few features that did. Here’s are the major differences between the three versions to help you compare, contrast and find the best diaper for your family. Original Elemental (OBGE) The Original Elemental was first created in 2009
It’s Truly Genius Tuesday, and we’re taking you on a trip with Osa! Osa Johnson was married to adventure, she shared her love story with the world as an author, explorer, photographer, filmmaker and naturalist. With her husband, Martin Johnson, by her side, she explored and documented the unknown lands of Africa, South Pacific Islands and more. Osa joined our Genius Series in December 2014. Married to adventure “I went to Africa…for just the same reason that lots of girls settled down on Main Street back home—just to be with my husband,” – Osa Johnson, Photoplay article “A Wife in Africa”.
It’s the million dollar question: “What do I need to start using cloth diapers?” Well, do you know the answer? If not, that’s okay. We just can’t give you $1,000,000. Getting started with cloth diapers and building a stash is easy, although it takes a bit of planning. 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 day to avoid stink, mold, mildew and other issues. With 24 diapers, you also have a few