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Sara Snow talks about Cloth Diapers on GMA

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gmaIn case you missed it, this morning Sara Snow, Green Living Expert, appeared on Good Morning America to talk about how to green your baby’s diapers.  She broke it down into “green’ greener’ greenest” as far as diapering options go.

She discussed chlorine free disposables (the green option), which while they might be slightly better as far as the chemicals within go, are no better for the environment.

Next, the “greener” option, were hybrid systems.  She highlighted G Diapers and Flip.  (Here is a video comparing G Diapers to Gro Baby, and my video review of the Flip system.)

Bum Genius 3.0

Bum Genius 3.0

The “greenest” option is of course cloth diapers.  On the set she had Bum Genius, which she announced she plans to use with her baby.  Unfortunately, she was cut short due to time and hardly got to talk about the cloth diapers!  She was able to briefly mention a diaper sprayer and getting rid of the solid waste.

I was pretty happy with the representation of cloth diapers, and even more happy by the discussion of the chemicals contained in disposables.  The host said he was shocked by how many chemicals were in them and said it was scary stuff!  Bravo!

If you want to watch the segment and read the write up about how to green your baby’s diaper on ABC News, follow this link.

I just love it when cloth diapers get media attention!

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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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  • http://waitingfortom.blogspot.com/ Alycia C.

    I totally agree that while this was a great segment, it could have been much better. It was the “green” in the Green, Greener, and Greenest lol. I am glad they talked about the Tushies a bit, but wish they would have went a little more into the gel free and why the gel is bad. Didn’t know they were all cotton though! Big plus in my eyes if I ever need sposies in the future.

    While I believe the segment showed people that cloth is cute and do-able, it was lacking a ton. I wish it would have shown HOW to use the diapers, if you can make a how to video in 2 minutes explaining all the dirty details, they could have done it in 30seconds just showing the basics. I also think the diaepr sprayer was crucial- so many are scared of poop and knowing there is a super simple way to remove it makes it a lot less intimidating.

    In the end though any positive media will help cloth diapers right? That’s the important part we all need to remember. Now if only we can get Cloth Part 2 on Ellen!
    .-= Alycia C.´s last blog ..Moments =-.

  • http://www.realdiaperevents.org Heather

    Kim – I was just Googling to find Sara Snow’s public statements on cloth diapers, and, of course, I wound up here. You continue to set a very high bar for cloth diaper news. THANK YOU for such great, invaluable work on behalf of the movement!!! – Heather
    .-= Heather´s last blog ..Announcing the Cloth-Diaper-Friendly Daycare Directory! =-.


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