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Real Diaper Week is April 16-21 then Great Cloth Diaper Change on April 21

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The second annual Great Cloth Diaper Change℠ happens in just 9 short days and I want you to be there!  With over 305 locations registered spanning across 16 countries there are many opportunities to participate in a Guiness World Record™ breaking event for most cloth diapers changed simultaneously.

The Great Cloth Diaper Change℠ takes place at 12 PM EST on April 21, 2012.  Participants will be expected to bring a baby to the event (in a cloth or disposable diaper) to change into a cloth diaper.  Babies must be under 39″ in height to be counted.  As a tip from last year anyone hoping to attend should also bring a blanket or changing mat and a cloth wipe (to cover the private area of your baby between diapers).  This event is not just a diaper change!  All locations will be working hard to make it a family friendly event.  Many will have entertainment, goodie bags, vendors, and opportunities to win cloth diapers and other great gear.

The week leading up to the BIG DAY is Real Diaper Week April 16-21, 2012.  The schedule is as follows:

Day 1 (April 16th): Real Simple Real Diapers Outreach – Cloth Diapering 101

Day 2 (April 17th): Real Simple Real Diapers Waste Reduction –  Waste Reduction, Environmental benefits, Elimination Communication (diaper-free baby)

Day 3 (April 18th): Real Simple Real Diapers Savings – Cost savings, diapering on a budget, cloth diaper banks or support organizations

Day 4 (April 19th):  Real Simple Real Diapers for Babies – Health benefits, cloth diapers in hospitals, or cloth diapers in day cares

Day 5 (April 20th):  Real Simple Real Diapers Reuse –  Reuse, traveling with cloth, cloth diapering at night

Day 6 (April 21st):  Great Cloth Diaper Change 2012 – Attend and invite a friend to a local GCDC event!

There will also be a BlogHop that week where many of us will be blogging about topics related to that day’s theme.  Look posts from Dirty Diaper Laundry and friends.  A list of participating bloggers is at The Eco Chic’s blog.

I am excited about attending again this year.  I’ll be at the Charlotte, NC event hosted by Jack Be Natural.  I’ll also be selling my “Cloth Rocks” Cloth Diaper Advocacy T-Shirts.

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Kim Rosas began Dirty Diaper Laundry in 2009 out of a desire to help more parents understand modern cloth diapers. She lives in Florida with her husband of 5 years and her two boys. Even though none of her boys wear diapers anymore she is still just as committed to promoting them. In her spare time Kim enjoys video editing, photography, and coffee.

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