Cloth Diapers Make a Comeback

Inside the trend of millennial parents tossing out disposable diapers in favor of fabric.
1:39 | 12/11/15

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that everything new is old again. I've been thinking about this. Do I do cloth diapers or disposable? A huge choice and parents are thinking about it too. Take a look. In the 1950s, cloth diapers were all the rage but now they're making a big comeback. Even "Vogue" writing about them calling cloth diapers the latest trend in millennial parenting. A lot of new moms love these new cloth diapers because they come in bright colors and cute prints and so it's almost just a fashion statement. Christie and Jamie decided to use cloth diapers on their 4-month-old son Killian. You're using cloth dpiepers. I'm sure people say to you that's crazy. We decided to do it because it's cheaper than using disposable diapers, good for the environment. Reporter: These might even be helping mother Earth. Every year in the United States 18 billion disposable diapers end up in landfills. This is all his diapers, all in one style. This is the inserts that are all part of the diaper. Okay. So when it washes this helps it all get agitated and get very clean. After he goes, you just throw the whole thing in the hamper. And then what I do when it's time to do the laundry, I take the whole bag out and just put the whole thing in the wash. Reporter: The diapers range from price from 15 to 25 bucks and while that might seem expensive they can save you money in the long run. Cloth diapers are incredibly cost efficient. If you use disposable diapers you're going to end up spending around $2400 per kid. If you use cloth diapers you end up spending around $600 per kid and you can use those same cloth diapers with all your other kids, as well.

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