This introductory course on cloth diapers is designed for parents, families, and all types of child care providers who wish to learn about the modern world of cloth diapers.
This course will cover:
~The benefits of using cloth diapers (Cloth diapers can save you thousands a year!)
~The details on how to store and wash dirty diapers. (Lets talk poop)
~The different types of cloth diapers students will in encounter when shopping for cloth.
This course is designed with a balance of videos and text material that will help students become confident with using cloth diapers. The information presented in this course will aid students in purchasing cloth diapers as well as how to keep them clean while using them on small children. For all those who are interested in cloth diapers, this is the course for you! You do not need any prior knowledge on cloth diapers to enjoy this course and to effectively learn about this method of diapering your child.
In this lecture, students will discover that the "old" way of cloth diapering has been re-invented to be both convient for parents and easy to use.
This lecture gives the details on how cloth diapers can save your family money.
This lecture compares disposables and cloth diapers in relation to their impact on the environment.
This lecture will cover convent ways for parents to deal with poopy diapers.
This lecture will discuss how to store dirty diapers both at home and on the go.
The most important lecture of the course, this lecture will cover the theory of washing cloth diapers and give students instructions how to properly clean cloth diapers.
This quiz will review all the main points of washing cloth diapers.
This lecture gives students an example of a cloth diaper washing routine.
This lecture covers the reasons why diaper cream can not be used with cloth diapers but gives students alternatives to treating diaper rash.
Learn the two common types of closures on cloth diapers with both their cons and pros.
This lecture teaches students about the sizes that cloth diapers can be purchased.
This lecture teaches students what has replaced plastic pants, trifolds, and safty pins. This lecture also teaches students about the cheapest and easiest method to cloth diaper.
This lecture covers the three most popular cloth diapers to include their pros and cons.
This lecture covers the common fabrics used in pocket diaper inserts.
This final lecture encourages students to continue their education in cloth diapers and to post discussion questions as the course comes to completion.
Erica Garvin is a Read Diaper Association Leader of The Farthest North Real Diaper Circle in Fairbanks, Alaska. She has taught a cloth diaper 101 class in her community since 2014. She also teaches ESL at the Fairbanks Literacy Council. Erica is a graduate student at Southern New Hampshire University studying English Literature and Creative Writing.