Fuzbaby Logo Fuzbaby Navigation
inside corner

Fuzbaby Cloth Diaper Articles

Articles Right Down to the Fibers

We provide natural fiber articles to help you understand what cloth diapers are made of and how they work. Knowing the details helps you make informed cloth diapering choices.

Wool Science of Cloth Diaper Covers by Marc Pehkonen
Wool keeps sheep dry. Why? Wool's structure produces an elegant combination of water repellence, breathability and moisture absorbency. Wool can keep baby dry, too. Some of the properties of wool and sources for wool diaper cover patterns or ready-made wool covers from family-owned businesses.

Cloth Diapering and Wastewater Treatment by Marc Pehkonen
Cloth diapering is an activity with interesting implications for how we deal with waste, and in particular human waste, both personally and as a society. We can choose: are our wastes out of sight, out of mind? or do they connect us to natural cycles? Don't just avoid putting 4,000 - 6,000 disposable diapers into the waste stream, return nutrients to the land.

Why Do Natural Fibers Absorb? by Marc Pehkonen
Hemp and organic cotton both make great diapers. And wool makes great diaper covers. These fibers are beautiful not only in the world of seeing and touching the fabric but in the microscopic world. Illustrated with images from a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM).

You Can't Duplicate Natural Fibers by Marc Pehkonen
There are good reasons to choose natural rather than synthetic fibers when an absorbent material is required. Some highly-engineered fibers attempt to mimic the properties of natural fibers, but why bother? Natural fibers are already highly absorbent and have other beneficial properties that cannot be simulated in a laboratory.

Small Business Articles

Smallering: A New Business Model by Lori Taylor
Fuzbaby is a limited growth company committed to Smallering. What's that? Using sustainable materials, making shorter chains between producers of natural resources and end-users, paying fair wages, making local connections, advocating responsible consumption, including children in the process, and more. We found our inspiration in reading to our children from Dr. Seuss' The Lorax.

The Work at Home Mother’s Business Plan 101 by Lori Taylor
Women working at home may not need the kind of detailed business plan as a large corporation, but it helps to know where she’s starting and where she wants to go. Business Plan 101 starts at the beginning: YOU! By knowing yourself, you will have a better idea where you want to go and how you will get there. Your business plan is your map.

Shopping Cart Check Out
Elemental Diapers hand-painted by Fuzbaby
Gallery Button Gallery Turnip Diapers
Stroll through Fuzbaby history. Read the stories behind the diapers.
Buy Diapers ButtonBuy Fish Applique
Wool diaper covers and colorful organic cotton cloth diapers available now.
Make Your Own Button Make Baby Doll
Homebirth. Homeschool. Home business. Follow our resources. Do it yourself.
Charter Member of Real Diaper Industry Association
Handmade Toy Alliance Member

Home . Browse . FAQ . Sizing . Guarantee . Shipping
Natural Fibers . Articles . Make Your Own Everything
Diapers . Covers . Newsletter . Policies . About Us

Contact / Order / Privacy / Terms of Use / Questions / Sitemap

Visit our sister site
Firefly Diapers for organic quick dry diapers and organic wool diaper covers

Fuzbaby PO Box 95506 South Jordan, Utah 84095-0506 . 801/282-6895
copyright 2000-2014 Fuzbaby

Gallery Browse Resources Make Your Own Company