Frugal Mom: Cloth for Me

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 0 comments
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Image: Organic Bamboo Reusable Cloth Menstrual Period Pads | SAVE the environment and money within TWO MONTHS these pads will pad for themselves | you'll be able to use them for YEARS!pixelI used cloth pads for about a year before I got pregnant. I LOVED them.

I will definitely go back to using them, and take some of the bigger ones along to the birth center with me when I have my baby.

They are soft, super absorbent, and I no longer get that terrible rash (not mention all sorts of other unmentionable things with disposables -- UGH.)

And in my opinion, cloth smells completely different, much more earthy, not at all fishy like disposables.

I soak mine in cold water for a day, empty, then put them in a dry bucket and wash them with my underwear when I wash laundry once a week (that'll change as soon as the baby comes, I know).

Image: Hesta Organic Cotton Reusable Cloth Menstrual Pads | 100% soft organic and pure cotton without toxic chemicalspixelI have PixieCup Bamboo pads which are black, so stains are hardly noticeable.

I prefer dark colours, which won't show stains like unbleached cotton does.

I like PixieCup, but I haven't tried others. I saw one site on the web for ones you could even wear as a thong!

The only thing I don't like is if I run out and have to use a disposable ---- ICK!!!! I was about to buy more when I got pregnant, so... I'll get some before March.

If you liked the look of these pads, you can find instructions for making your own look alike ones: Make Your Own Cloth Menstrual Pads Pattern

Thanks to Kathryne for this Frugal Baby Tip!

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About Catherine: I have been writing my Frugal Baby Tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three grown up sons, and a grandma - and happily married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a rescue cat, Bella.

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