Reusable Swim Diapers
If you plan on taking your baby to a public pool or water park, make sure to pack plenty of reusable swim diapers. Public pools and water parks require children who are not yet potty trained to wear a swim diaper while they are in the water. If your baby loves the water, you'll want to switch to using reusable swim diapers. Why spend money on disposable swim diapers only to throw them away and buy more? During the summer months or long vacations you'll want a swim diaper you can use again and again. Just like a bathing suit, swim diapers can be washed and re-worn. Over time you'll save money. With fewer disposables being tossed in the trash, you'll contribute to saving the planet, too.
Regular Diapers vs. Swim Diapers
Reusableswim diapers are like disposable diapers except they can be washed and re-worn. Regular diapers sag and create an uncomfortable bulk for your baby. Water is trapped in the diaper and your baby's skin can not breathe. Rashes and chaffing occur and make your baby unhappy. Swim diapers are not absorbent and do not weigh children down when they are in the water. Swim diapers help trap pee and poop so it does not leak into the swimming pool. Many public pools and water parks require babies and children who are not potty trained to wear a swim diaper. For the health and safety of other swimmers, it is important to keep your baby's waste where it belongs – the diaper.
The absorbent plastic beads used in disposable diapers become gel when submerged in liquids. The weight of the diaper stresses the seams of the pocket holding in the gel and can tear during rigorous play. The gel washes into the swimming pool and becomes a health hazard for other swimmers. Swim diapers stay soft and comfortable. Your baby can play and run without being weighed down. Swim diapers stay securely fitted to your baby and prevent pee and poop from washing out of the diaper into the water.
Cloth Swimmers vs. Disposable Swimmers
With reusable swim diapers, you and your baby can enjoy the water without sag, bulk or messy wash outs. Cloth swim diapers trap in messes and prevent leaks. Disposable swim diapers are expensive. The plastics they are made from can cause diaper rash and skin irritation. You're baby can have the same protection against leaks without irritation if you use reusable swim diapers. Cloth swim diapers feature a waterproof outer layer combined with a soft inner layer. Many cloth swim diapers fit around your baby with hook and loop or snap closures, making them just as convenient as disposable diapers. Because they are reusable, you'll save money over time. Instead of buying multiple packs of disposable swim diapers, just wash and let your baby wear their reusable swim diapers over again.