Mom Clothing_: Cloth Pads

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, May 23, 2007 | 2 comments
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Thanks to Michelle for this Frugal Baby Tip!



I've been using cloth pads for the last 4 months and it's been great! They are so comfortable. I have been meaning to make my own pads but I always forget so I end up using Keely's diaper liners *sheepish grin*. I just fold them to fit, they don't fall out, my underwear has always held them in place. I did buy a sea sponge last month but forgot to try it, I will definitely use it next month.





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2 comments

  1. Natalie says:

    Skip the pads!! Use a DivaCup!! I LOVE mine. Even with a heavy flow, I only have to empty it two-three times a day and on lighter days, I empty it only once! It took some practice and I ended up cutting off the stem, but, it's washable, does not smell, comes in a carrying case and can last for years. Easily washed with hand soap. Great for hikers, women with long commutes and busy moms!
    http://www.divacup.com/ If you don't like it, return it and get your money back. Approx. $30. Our local mom-run/natural parenting store sells less and less reusable pads and more Diva's!

  2. Catherine says:

    Thanks for the great suggestion. I always wanted to try the Keeper (the original dsign) but being latex-allergic, I couldn't.

    I was so pleased when they came out with the silicone Diva Cup!

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