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I’m expecting my first baby any day now. I’ve read so much about cloth diapering, thanks to bloggers and moms like you. But I haven’t quite figured out the logistics of spraying or dunking a poopy diaper in the one bathroom in our city apartment (down the hall from my nursery). Do people do it right after a diaper change? Where is Baby during this process? Do they keep diaper pails or wet bags in the bathroom as well as by the changing table? I’d love to know!
Hi Beth! When your baby is 100% breastfed (sometimes with formula too, mixed responses on that but I don’t have experience) you can throw diapers right into the wash. When your child is older, you can plop solids in the toilet & then wash. It’s that in-between stage that can be tricky! I’ve never owned a diaper sprayer, and have rarely dunked a diaper (here’s my demo of how to dunk & swish without getting your hands dirty.) I have just used a square of TP to scrape what I can & the rest goes in the wash!
When I have dunked, I’ve brought the wet bag in the bathroom with me. Many families just keep a wet bag in the bathroom closest to where they change the majority of their diapers!
What do you do?