Choosing reusable cloth diapers is a big decision that can lead to a rewarding journey for you and your baby. But where do you start? Here are the most commonly asked questions on how to start your cloth diaper journey.

Nicki's Diapers is a family business founded by Nicki and later joined by her husband Jesse. As a husband and wife team, they worked together to ensure the highest quality products while following responsible environmental and social business practices. The company is now located in Akron, Ohio.

Switch to Sustainable with Nicki's Diapers

Cloth diapering is a popular option for environmentally conscious parents. However, it can feel daunting to learn how to cloth diaper overnight, and there's so much advice out there! There are endless products and options to choose from, and the research can be challenging. 
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One baby uses roughly 3,000 disposable diapers each year, and can go through around 8,000 before being potty trained. Not only does this cost a lot of money—around $75 a month, or $900 a year—but it creates numerous negative environmental impacts.

To better understand the ways that disposable diapers can harm the environment, Nicki’s Diapers looked at data from a variety of news sources, governmental reports, parenting organizations, blogs, and websites about diapers and the environment.
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Mother's Day isn't just for women who have already given birth; this day also celebrates the vitality of expectant mothers, supporting them through their laborious pregnancies.

Mother's Day is just around the corner, so if you have a mother-to-be in your life, it's time to start looking for ways to make their day special.

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When you think green, you probably think of recycling and saving energy. But did you know that you can also be eco-friendly in your day-to-day parenting practices?

By incorporating green parenting behaviors into your life, you can make a difference in the environment for future generations
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Caring for your baby’s skin and hair is an intricate job.

Although natural products are great for people of all ages, babies need extra protection for their sensitive and delicate skin.

Therefore, parents of newborns and older infants really see a return on the investment in natural baby products to keep their tender skin from harsh chemicals.

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Making the choice to use cloth diapers is an awesome step, but don’t put that Magic 8-Ball away just yet—there are still a few decisions ahead. Which brand, style, and type of closure should you choose? When it comes to cloth diapers, there are two types of closures: snaps, or hook-and-loop. It can be confusing trying to choose a style when you don’t know where to start, but that’s what we’re here for. 
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Don’t stress yourself out by trying to do everything on this list at the same time—it’s okay to space things out! Spreading out your tasks over the last few weeks of pregnancy will be easier on your body and your mental health. You definitely don’t need any additional stress during your third trimester, so it is recommended that you enlist someone to help with all these 3rd-trimester checklist tasks, whether that be your partner, sibling, best friend, or parent. 
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At Nicki’s Diapers, sustainability doesn’t stop with just the cloth diaper. We strive to provide parents with all the cloth diapering necessities like sprayers, reusable wipes, changing pads, diaper extenders, diaper pail liners, and wet bags!
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As you cloth diaper your little one, sometimes it becomes necessary to strip your diapers to freshen them up and bring them back to square one. If you’re unsure about how or when to strip your diapers, you’ve arrived at the right place! In this article, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about stripping cloth diapers.

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