The cost of disposables adds up over the diapering years. By the time your child reaches potty training you will probably be used to buying, using, and throwing away diaper after diaper. If you choose cloth diapers like bumGenius All in One Diapers you will only need to buy them once. But do you really save money when you factor in the costs involved in washing and drying cloth diapers? Letís consider the costs of disposable diapers and bumGenius diapers.
The Money You Can Save With Cloth Diapers
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The cost for 3 years of disposable diapers will run you about $1300. If you purchase a pack of 18 bumGenius All in One Diapers for $323.82 and wash every 2-3 days for 3 years your total cost including washing and detergent (estimated at 0.03 per diaper use) will be around $555.
The total cost of diapering doesnít end there. When you use disposable diapers you will probably use disposable wipes. Disposable wipes can run around $20 per month which would add another $240 for just the first year. Cloth wipes are simple to use, a one-time purchase, and can be washed along with the cloth diapers. With disposable diapers you will also need to budget for diaper cream. Many babies who use cloth diapers donít require frequent use of diaper cream. Donít forget your diaper pail system. Diaper genie costs approximately 0.03 per diaper which can add another $230 to disposable diapering costs over the diapering years. Another often overlooked cost involved with disposable diapers is the cost of disposal. Disposable diapers can make up half of a familyís weekly garbage so if you live in an area that charges based on the amount of bags at the curb make sure you take that into account when you consider the costs.
All in one diapers like the bumGenius All in One Diapers are easy to use. They have a stay dry liner inside to help your little one feel dry and the stretchy tabs on the side provide a snug fit. As a one size diaper it is designed to fit from 8-35 lbs. With cloth diapering you will also need a few accessories like cloth wipes, a wet bag, and a diaper pail liner which can total around $60. Cloth diaper savings are enormous. You will save even more if you decide to reuse the cloth diapers on another baby. Some parents sell their babyís cloth diapers after potty training and recoup around 40-50% of the original value of the cloth diapers. Visit Thanks Mama today to see our entire inventory of bunGenius products.