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grizzardmommy 03-06-2011 09:53 AM

# opinion
 
For a 20 month old an a 2 month old how many covers and pockets to wash every other day do you think?

fergiesgirl86 03-06-2011 09:57 AM

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love to know! i have a 20mo old and 1 OTW who could come anytime!

Darth Hooka 03-06-2011 10:14 AM

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My 2 month old goes through 8-10 pockets a day, but she isnt a heavy wetter and we use hemp inserts.

grizzardmommy 03-06-2011 11:23 AM

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I've never kept track an we are redoing our stash...so I was trying go figure out.

AZmommy 03-06-2011 01:01 PM

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Well you'l have 2 issues
1) how many diapers will you go through I'd say on average 10-12 for the 2 month old and around 6-8 for the 20 month old so thats 32-40 for 2 days worth and I'd have at least a 1/4 cover ratio for the younger 1/6 for the older...

2) how many to wash at once... Your not likely going to want to wash 40 diapers at once I know I have a xlarge capicity washer I can fit all the bedding on our kig sized bed into it... Yet I wont wash more than 20-25 diaper a few covers and some wipes at the same time.. I coul maybe see up to 30ish past that ans I divide the load.

I'd aim for 3 dozen and start from there.

Deanna

grizzardmommy 03-06-2011 01:10 PM

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Ok thanks deanna

CappyNnon 03-06-2011 01:13 PM

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I have 24 for my 2-month-old and wash ever 2.5 days.

For a 20-month-old I would thing 18-20 for every other day, maybe 24 to be safe. It's been a few years.

jenny3AZbabies 03-06-2011 01:38 PM

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Deanna has it :) start with 36 and add from there.:thumbsup:


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