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|View Poll Results: I use cloth diapers on my babe and...|
|cloth pads/the Keeper/Sea sponge/other natural reusable product on myself.||100||74.07%|
|organic disosable products on myself.||4||2.96%|
|regular disposable products on myself.||31||22.96%|
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Originally Posted by tabitha
had to add- why would your husbands be offended? (anyones husband?)
karl wants the very best for me, and he isnt grossed out by me! i dont get it. were both adults. i mena, he knows i have a period. its part of being my life partner?!
also, since i began to use cloth everything and really respect my bodily functions by placing importance on even the smallest aspect of how i care for myself, i feel so much better. like most american girls, i was raised to think my period was disgusting. now i know better, and i realize how that attitude permeates every part of your self esteem. it isnt obvious, but it does. birth and breastfeeding and everything has helped me recover from it.
Originally Posted by Ackray
Wow! I had no idea so many mama's used cloth for themselves! I do not. That's so sad about sponges, a pretty gross thought too! I looked into the keeper and the diva cup a year or so ago, but I think that they are both latex and I'm allergic. Oh, well, I'm gonna stick with disposable stuff for me!
Originally Posted by crayon
Mamas correct me if I am wrong but The Keeper is not latex- I have a latex reaction too- but never had a problem with the keeper- The tampons made me feel itchy and crampy as did the pads- Also I just checked it is made of "NATURAL GUM RUBBER" also the number 1 cause of a latex reaction is birth control. So keep that in mind if you think you have a reaction and are on birth control it most likely will stop after you are no longer taking any BC.
Kerrie Mama to DD 10 yo, DS 8 yo and DD 5
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