So today we've finished off the Baby Nature Care pack of diapers. Of the 38 diapers we had 3 pee thrus and 3 blow outs. Which isn't the greatest track record, BUT they did seem to be a little snug on G so I'm wondering if we'd have different results in the next size. The fasteners which are apparently only velcro do not adhere to anything except the top front of the diaper and themselves...which makes it very difficult to pack up (but this could easily be solved by putting tape or something at your changing station). I also noticed that bits of the diaper would rub off onto G's bum...no biggie to me, but it might matter to some. G had a low grade diaper rash throughout this whole pack (but I wonder if it was still healing from use of the Huggies which made it pretty bad). And yesterday we did notice a yeast (jock itch) rash (but I don't know if diapers cause these, he's had a few since birth). But I don't know...the environmental factor is HUGE to me. The fact that these diapers are biodegradable make them worth a second look. In fact I might consider a 2nd trial run with these the next size up. With Amazon subscribe and save program (and free shipping from amazon.com/mom or amazonprime) pricing comes to $0.24 per diaper.
So here's how they scored on each category (5 star system. 5 *'s=Best, 1*= worst)
eco-friendly: ****** (yes it got 6/5!!)
Average: 3.75 out of 5 *'s
Next up: Round 2: Seventh Generation Diapers
Since I've already given these a try and we're going on a trip...I thought it best to go with these next as I know them to be pretty reliable for G.
Seventh Generation Diapers boast:
- Premium Absorbency
- Free of Chlorine Processing
- Free of Fragrances & Latex
- Free of Petroleum Based Lotions
- Chlorine free wood pulp fluff
- Sodium Polyacrylate (SAP)
- Polyolefin nonwoven fabric
- Polyolefin film
- Synthetic rubber elastic strands
Hoppediz woven wrap today! G loved it...even took a nap on daddy's back!