From the first day of their child’s birth, parents struggle to keep their baby’s skin dry, healthy and rash free. Most parents are at a loss when it comes to deciding which kind of a diaper should be used— cloth diaper or disposable diapers. Earlier, as there was no option so people used cloth diapers. However now, a large percentage of people are switching over to disposable baby diapers. However, there is raging debate over the environmental viability of disposable diapers. Many environmental activists argue that these diapers lead to toxic waste. These differing points of views tend to confuse parents. In order to lessen the confusion, we give you three basic guidelines on which your diaper choice should depend on:
It would be better if we compare both of them one by one: Following are some comparisons between the two available varieties of diapers for the comfort of your baby:
So, cloth Vs disposable diapers- which is better? It is not an easy debate. It’s important to know that each baby is different. Some are comfortable with disposable diapers and others with cloth ones. But in both the cases it’s important to monitor the diaper. Both disposables and cloth diapers should be changed frequently. Cloth diapers need to be properly sanitised.
The choice between disposable and cloth diapers is entirely a matter of personal preference, lifestyle, expenditure, environmental concern, convenience and comfort. One should first know the pros and cons of both kinds of diapers and also take the opinion of their doctors.
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