1.18.2013

Baby Shower Gifts for the Non-Cloth Diapering Mom


Welcome to the blogger Blessingway Giveaway hosted by Diapershops.com! Read below for my newborn related post and then hop around to other blogs listed at the bottom of this post for more! You have two chances to win newborn prize packs! Keep reading for more details!






When you're a cloth diapering mom, you want to share with everyone about your cloth diapers. You can't possibly understand how others can't see the millions of reasons why you love cloth diapering. I love this joke from Dirty Diaper Laundry! Can you relate?



So when a friend (or stranger) announces that she is pregnant, one of your first thoughts may be tell her everything you can about cloth diapering. If she dismisses you and is not interested, you may be disheartened. How can she not see how awesome they are!? So when this friend invites you to her baby shower, should you give her cloth diapers as a gift? These are my thoughts and opinions:



If she has expressed interest in cloth diapers...
Yes! It is okay to purchase a cloth diaper as baby shower gift! Buy her some cloth diapers, maybe the Changing Diapers Book. You could even encourage her to start a registry!

If she is not interested in cloth diapering...
Unfortunately, no! Do not force cloth diapers on this new mom. Sure, she may fall in love in when she sees how tiny and adorable a newborn diaper is, but chances are she's seen a diaper before (because you can't help yourself) and she's still not interested. In this case, you will buying a poor diaper that will sit untouched, never to grace the bottom of a tiny baby's bottom. Oh, the shame!

So what do you get her?  You can still satisfy your need to buy cloth diaper items and her desire not to cloth diaper! Kelly's Closet sells a variety of products for every new mom!

1.  Changing Pad

2.  Swim Diaper (pair it with a bottle of sunscreen)

3.  Diaper Rash Cream

4.  Natural & Organic Bath Products

5.  Moby Wrap 

6.  Teethers




What is your go-to baby shower gift? Do you have a favorite?

For more ideas check out my favorite products for moms and babies!

Kelly's Closet is giving you two chances to win a Blessingway prize package! What is a Blessingway? Check out the post from Kelly's Closet in the linky below and hop around to the other blogs listed for more newborn related articles! You can enter to win a newborn prize pack from Kelly's Closet from their Facebook page and you can enter to win one on the Rafflecopter below! Good luck!


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