An Economic Break Down Of Cloth Vs Disposable Diapers

Yes, the debate you wish you weren't so heavily invested in has a clear-cut winner. And yes, we broke down the delivery services if you're still committed to disposables, and your sanity.

by Fatherly
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Cloth diapers vs. disposable diapers is the “Tastes great! Less Filling!” of your new life, so pick a side. A dollars and cents comparison (which excludes environmental factors) proves that cloth diapers will save you money in the long run. That analysis doesn’t include things like “the 5 flights of stairs between me and my washing machine,” which is hard to put a dollar amount on but easy to put a sanity amount on. If you’re set on disposable diapers, here’s a financial breakdown of the major delivery service options (spoiler alert: Amazon wins).

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