Frugal Mom: Free Nursing Pads from Cloth Diapers

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, July 15, 2017 | 0 comments
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Image: sweet dreams hunny bunny: Terlena dalam Susuan MaminI am a mom to 5 children, aged 5-19 and have used cloth diapers with all of them.

I also breast fed them all, and as a result needed good nursing pads.

With my last 2 babies, I found I had several cloth diapers that had seen much better days but I didn't want to use them for rags yet, plus I needed breast-pads.

Photo credit: sweet dreams hunny bunny, by ibu menyusui, on Flickr
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I cut out several nursing pads using a large glass to trace them in the middle of the prefold part of the diaper.

Image: Photo Credit: Nursing Pads by Ashley Barrett(monkeybunns), on FlickrThey ended up being about 5" circles. I didn't need to put several layers together since they were thick enough.

I simply zig-zagged around the edges, and voila! Great free nursing pads!

I still have them, and my little girls can use them for dolly pillows.

Thanks to Bev Qualheim for this Frugal Baby Tip!

Photo credit: Nursing Pads, by Ashley Barrett(monkeybunns), on Flickr
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Image: Sweet Pea Prefold - Newborn - 100% Indian CottonImage: TL Care Organic Cotton Nursing Pads, Natural - constructed from 5 layers of 100% organic cotton that is ecologically produced and healthier for you, your baby, and the environmentShopping Suggestions:
Sweet Pea Prefold diaper
TL Care Organic Cotton Nursing Pads
Philips AVENT Washable Nursing Pads
FuzziBunz Reusable Cloth Nursing Pads
NuAngel Washable Nursing Pads

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