cloth diaper service
Our core cloth diaper service provides a weekly pick up and delivery of cloth diapers. Whatever your reasons for choosing cloth, we want to help make cloth diapering accessible, convenient, and easy to stick with.
products used in our service
how it works
diaper size and quantity
We have 5 diaper sizes and 3 cover sizes that we offer from birth to potty
training. The number of diapers you receive depends on your size and service level. Our full service is best for those committed to using cloth day
and night. Yes, newborn babies go through 90 diapers in a week! We
completely understand that sometimes full-time cloth diapering doesn't work
for everyone, whether because of night time, child care, travel, or just
being a family on the go! It is easy to switch to 3/4 or half service levels
when the time is right. Diapers are provided on a rotation system. You'll receive the number shown below for each of the first two weeks, and starting with the third week you'll receive the number we picked up from the week before. Easy!
signing up for service
When you sign up, you'll pay for the first 4 weeks of service and a one-time setup fee. Your first four weeks won't start until we pick up the first batch of dirties, and we begin weekly deliveries to your house. Your service will automatically continue until you cancel. Feel free to sign up as far in advance as you'd like, but we ask that you give us at least 2 weeks so that we have adequate time to prepare your order.
what you will need
Covers are put over the cloth diapers to hold in place. They come in breathable waterproof fabric called PUL or natural wool fabric and can be re-used multiple times until soiled. Your baby will go through three cover sizes in it's diapering lifetime. You have three options:
Option 1: Cover Service
We provide 15 diaper covers per week (7 for half service) that you re-use until soiled, then throw in the pail with your dirties for us to wash. We start with newborn Thirsties covers and size up as your baby grows.
Option 2: Cover Rental
We offer newborn size covers that have a cut-out for the umbilical cord and a tighter fit for those smaller babies. You'll wash these at home and return to us via your diaper pail when they no longer fit. Cover rental is a great way to avoid the upfront costs for covers that you use for a shorter time.
Option 3: Purchase
We recommend having between 4 and 6 covers at home. Over the baby's lifetime you will need atleast two different size covers. We sell used and new Thirsties brand covers on our site. Many families rent 4 to 6 newborn covers from us, and then use their own covers after the newborn phase.
Wipes are used to clean baby's bum between diaper changes. We offer 100% cotton flannel wipes as an alternative to purchasing disposable wipes. You'll receive 90 wipes per week which can be thrown into your Diaper Pail with your dirty diapers. We recommend using
Babybits solution in a spray bottle or a diaper warmer to wet the wipe prior to use.
A wet bag is used when on the go to hold dirty diapers and can fit into your tote bag.
Snappis are the modern version of pins. These are optional, but good to have on hand as you discover your diapering preference.
It is good to have a
cloth diaper compatible cream or balm at home in the event that your baby develops some redness. Coconut oil is a great everyday preventive product.
our service area
Diaper Stork currently serves customers in the Seattle metro area from Tacoma to Everett and the East side. We love to provide families with an alternative to disposable diapers and will always be assessing cloth diaper service demand outside of these markets. If you live outside of this area, we do offer our cloth diapering system for rent or purchase. If you live outside of this area but would like to use our diaper service, we would like to hear from you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many of our customers live in apartment buildings and we find that each situation is different. Ideally, we would have access to get inside the building (with a key or code) and swap the diapers out side your apartment main door. We can also leave diapers in the lobby or outside in a concealed spot. Please contact us to discuss the specifics of your building.
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