Why Disposable Diapers are Dirty and Dangerous

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Why Disposable Diapers are Dirty and Dangerous


Among other things, my site attempts to share the best information about natural, healthy living. If you are expecting a child or have little ones currently using disposable diapers, I hope you will read this article by Dawn of Small Footprint Family.It’s an extremely well-written and well-researched article that reveals the dangers of disposable diapers. There’s a long list of sources at the end of the article for further reading.

Dawn discusses:

  • Average number of diapers that a baby uses in the first 30 months
  • Average cost of disposable diapers and wipes for the first 30 months
  • Percentage of American babies who use plastic diapers annually and the resulting garbage
  • Amount of garbage that 1 baby wearing disposable diapers produces in the first 2 years
  • Amount of time it takes for disposable diapers to decompose when dumped in landfills
  •  Amount of untreated poop that goes into the environment each year and the associated health risks
  • Impact of disposable diapers on crude oil consumption and our forests
  • Specific health dangers that disposable diapers present to babies

Reusable cloth diapers are the alternative to disposable baby diapers. Dawn discusses:

  • The advantages of reusable cloth diapers
  • The cost of reusable cloth diapers
  • The accessories needed when you use reusable cloth diapers
  • Healthy baby wipe options

Click the Why Disposable Diapers are Dirty and Dangerous link below to read the complete article.

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Why Disposable Diapers are Dirty and Dangerous


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