When I was pregnant, cloth diapering was firmly in the “Oh no, never” category of parenting things I wanted to try. Changing Evie’s diapers would be my first time getting up close and personal with human waste and the thought of spraying poop off fabric at the end of the day made me queasy. But as Evie got older, I realized we were wasting a lot of disposable diapers. Well, not exactly “wasting”— they were serving a purpose, if only briefly, and then into the garbage they went.
I decided to give cloth diapers a try for a week to see how it compared to using disposables. Here’s what I found out!