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Diapering Basic Tutorial and Classes

Here at Pinstripes and Polkadots we pride ourselves on being your best resource and premier store for cloth diapering, laundry care, and baby accessories. I know how important and overwhelming it can be to choose the right diaper, detergent or carrier for your needs and that’s why we created and maintain these online resources for you so you get the same level of service I provide my customers in my local store.

I hope you have already decided to use cloth with your baby. However, if you are still deciding I think the above pages will show you just how easy, convenient, and cost effective cloth diapering can be. Below please find the answers to many common areas in cloth diapering. In addition, please you can email me and attend one of our virtual or at-the-store classes.

Overview of Cloth Diapering:



The Poop Factor

Diapering Myths

Wonderful Wool

Recently Asked Questions

The Everyday Essentials:

The Diaper Pail

Determining Diaper Rash

Diaper Rash

Washing Diapers

Charts: Choosing a Detergent

Laundry Aids

Care Instructions by Brand

Washing Before Use

Disinfecting Diapers

Yeast vs. the Cloth Diaper

The Detailed Directives:

What Do I Need

Night Diapering Demystified

Traveling with Cloth

Retrofitting Pants for Fit

Wool Care and Lanolizing

Step-by-Step Photo Instructions:

BumGenius OS

Diaper Covers

Pins (if desired)

Prefold Diapers

Detailed Comparisons:

Diaper Types Compared

AIO Comparisons

Genius BumGenius

Newborn Diapering

Newborn Gallery

One-Sized Pocket Diaper

Size Chart by Brand

The Potty Training Trail:

Potty Training Q & A

Potty Training Readiness

Potty Training in Reusables

Potty Training Supplies

Training Pant Comparison

Washing During Potty Training