Cloth diapers get dirty and need to be washed - frequently. How many cloth diapers you need will depend on how often you plan to wash them. Although many cloth diapering families do cloth diaper laundry every day, most wash their cloth diapers every two to three days. If you plan to wash your diapers less often you will obviously need a larger stash, but never let your diapers sit in the diaper pail for more than three days because they'll end up stinky and stained. To determine how many cloth diapers to buy, take the number of diapers your child needs per day and multiply that by the number of days you plan to go between washes. Then add a couple extras to have on hand for emergencies because many children will wait until all of their diapers are in the washer to have a major blow-out. How do they know?
You've decided to learned about the and decided on a Now there's just one more burning question to answer: How many cloth diapers do I need?
How many cloth diapers to buy depends on a number of factors and will vary from family to family. But don't worry; we've got all the information you need to find out how many cloth diapers YOU need!