Have you ever wondered why plant-based diapers are becoming the most popular on the market? You’re about to find out! Read on for an explanation of all the benefits of plant-based diapers.
Why Plant-Based Diapers?
Conventional diapers often contain chemicals that can irritate the skin of your little one. Diaper rashes are also often caused by wet diapers. And on top of that, they can provide little absorbency.
On the other hand, plant-based diapers can be more absorbent. For example, bamboo-based diapers are naturally porous and more gentle on the skin, making them more comfortable.
Environmental Impact of Plant-Based Diapers
Disposable diapers are weakly regulated, meaning ingredients or materials can vary from brand to brand. They also take more time to decompose (approximately 300 to 500 years).
Diapers typically contain both renewable and non-renewable resources, such as bamboo and polypropylene plastic made from petroleum. Using a natural fiber like bamboo that’s gentle on the skin, renewable, and sustainably sourced, we lessen our carbon footprint and reduce irritation to your baby’s skin.
Again, it’s worth noting that even plant-based diapers are not fully plant-based. All diapers made from plant-based ingredients still have to use some synthetics to maintain the performance parents want and need.
If you want a softer, more absorbent option, eco-friendly diapers may be for you. Plant-based materials such as bamboo can help avoid diaper rash if your child has susceptible skin.All in all, plant-based diapers are an excellent choice if you’re looking to be gentler on your baby’s complexion and the planet. And if you’re curious about how much plant-based content specific diapers contain, look out for a USDA BioPreferred certification to decipher their proportions.