When it comes to your baby’s tooshie, you probably want to know everything there is about the diapers that go on it.  And if you’re a new or expectant parent, you’ve probably wondered what route to go; disposable or cloth. But regardless of what you’ve heard, both type of diapers have their ups and down. So here at iBaby, we’ve gathered all the information you need to make your decision on cloth vs. disposable diapers.

The difference between cloth and disposable:

Cloth and disposable diapers are completely different, but get the same job done. Contrary to disposable, you can throw cloth diapers in the laundry and re-use them. They may seen old school, but they have come a long way from the time our grandparents used them. You can find them in different shapes, sizes, and several levels of support. On the other hand, disposable diapers are straightforward to use and can be throw in the trash.

Pros of Using Cloth Diapers:
Using cloth diapers can save you thousands of dollars by the time your baby is potty trained. And since you can re-use them, you know you won’t be spending time or money at the store. It’s also said that cloth diapers help make potty training easier. The cloth can help kid’s become familiar with the feeling of underwear. In addition, cloth diapers are beneficial to the environment. They produce less waste and don’t take up room in landfills.

Cons of Using Cloth Diapers:
Cloth diapers can be more time consuming since you have to wash them and can’t throw them out in the bin. Washing cloth diapers can be a process and require in-depth research on what products to use and how to use them.

Pros of Using Disposable Diapers:
Disposable diapers are the most common type of diapers you hear of. And that’s because of the ease they bring to parents. All you do is roll it up, throw it in the bin and put on a new one. These diapers are easy to use and super convenient for parents who are on the go.

Cons of Using Disposable Diapers:
Some disposable diapers contain toxins that can be dangerous to the environment and to your baby. Disposable diapers can also be expensive and can cost thousands until your baby is potty trained. There are a lot of organic diaper brands that can be healthier for your baby and are biodegradable.