By Kelly Neilson
Many parents have to make the tough decision between using cloth diapers or disposable diapers and have to decide which one is better for use on their babies. If you’re a parent thinking about trying cloth diapering, you’re in luck. Many stores in and around Philadelphia sell cloth diapers and offer classes on diapering and even laundering services. Read on for more information.
2029 Frankford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Minnow Lane is a store in Fishtown that provides parents with natural and sustainable products for their babies. It doubles as a retail store and education facility for parents in the community, offering a wide range of classes from support groups to lullaby sessions. They offer a wide range of cloth diapers and essential accessories available for purchase in the store or online. Click here for some diapering facts.
606 Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119
The Nesting House was started in 2010 by two mothers of young children looking to provide their community with a sustainable option when it came to parenting. They have grown to include stores in West Philadelphia, South Philadelphia, Mount Airy and Collingswood, NJ. The Nesting House seeks to educate parents before they commit to cloth diapering through free cloth diapering workshops, cloth diaper rentals and cloth diaper trials, where you can try them out for 30-days before committing.
Philadelphia Diaper Service has been serving Philadelphia communities since 2009 by allowing parents to choose an environmentally-friendly and convenient service for their babies. This company drops off cloth diapers on your door step once a week and even picks them up to launder for you. If you’re new to cloth diapering, Philadelphia Diaper Service will start you off with a starter kit and consultation, where you’ll be able to learn all you need to know about cloth diapering and size your baby for cloth diapering. After that, it’s as easy as picking up and dropping off.
4755 W. Tilghman St.
Allentown, PA 18104
Ju-Ju Monkey is a natural parenting store that offers environmentally-friendly products, many that are manufacture in the USA. It offers many cloth diapers, such as all-in ones, pocket diapers and fitted diapers. The shop also offers many classes for parents including cloth diapering basics, wool diaper facts and another on laundering cloth diapers.
1398 Oregon Road, Suite C
Leola, PA 17540
Mulberry Street Diaper Company is owned by a couple who used to be customers of the store themselves. The store sells cloth diapers and many accessories for those looking to parent naturally. It also offers a community for parents to come with their kids to discuss parenting and all things cloth diapering.