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Old 05-25-2012, 01:04 PM   #11
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Oh wow thanks for all of the advice. Just wanted to make sure that in 1 1/2 when I'm pregnant with #3 I don't end up trying to find time to re replace all of the elastic on the diapers.


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Old 05-25-2012, 02:28 PM   #12
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Hmm I've never had elastic go bad ever. I wonder how much it has to do with how clean the diapers where when they went into storage? I've stored diapers for a year in between #1 and #2 in an open cloth bag in the closet and they were perfect. I just pulled #2 newborn stash out of storage and they are perfect too. They've been stored for the last 2 years in a Sterilite container in the basement. Why would the elastic in diapers degrade and not the elastic in clothing? Is the same type generally used?
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Old 05-27-2012, 11:03 PM   #13
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Now I'm gonna have to pull all my diapers out and check them. They are all in boxes in the closet. I stopped using them ft when I didn't have a washer so they've been stored for about a year, will be 2 before the newbie comes and from when they were put up. Now, my question is, who fixes elastic, or how hard is it to fix? (Just in case)
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