By now you’ve read part 1 of this series, Cloth Diapers for Beginners Part 1: Why Choose Cloth Diapers, and you’re super pumped about saving grips of cash, while also saving the planet, but don’t know where to start. That puts us at the perfect place to move onto part 2: Cloth Diaper Types!
Cloth diapers have come a long way since our grandmothers used them. Thankfully, gone are the days of safety pins, plastic pants and the need for a diapering service. Modern cloth diapers are designed to be as easy and functional to use as disposable diapers. They have continued to grow in popularity in recent years due to the many benefits they provide.
Today’s cloth diapers are available in 5 major styles. Different diaper companies have slight variances to these styles, but the definition and main features will remain the same across the market. In this post we will break down each of the different cloth diaper types, the benefits and drawbacks they have, and a handful of examples of each different kind. After reading, you’ll have a nice guide to reference when deciding which style of cloth diapers is right for you!