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Cloth Diaper Option

Disposable Diapers cost $1,600-2,500 over two years

Cloth Diapers cost $200-300 for the first baby and only the cost of laundering for any subsequent children

Cloth Diapers have become an option for many mothers over the recent years.  Our Goal at the Diaper Bank of the Ozarks is two-fold.  We will provide education and support to assist all mothers  interested in Cloth Diapering and we will assist those who do not have the immediate funds necessary to purchase a start up kit.  So whether you are looking for a financially responsible alternative, you wish to help save the environment or you just desire to have a healthy and happy baby, we are there for you!

Some of the Questions you might have.....

What about the smell of wet diapers in my house?

Will they leak?

How can I afford to buy the start up kit?

Will my childcare accept cloth diapers?

How do I launder these supplies?

Cloth Diaper suppliers offer so many products and we try to make the choices few but efficient.  We offer diaper covers with either snaps or velcro closures and diaper inserts that are both absorbent and easily laundered for a family that may not have the use of a washing machine.  We will provide education to you as an individual and also for agencies who distribute diapers to the community.

Cheryl Blevins RNC is our educator on Cloth Diapering.  She is a certified RDA (Real Diaper Association) leader and has a tremendous amount of knowledge and resources available to our community.  She will be offering classes and circle meetings for those who are interested in cloth diapering or already trying this option to come and share.


Cloth Diaper University 

Come and learn all about Cloth Diapering.  We will answer your questions and assist you with getting started.  Whether you are expecting your first baby or your fifth this is your opportunity to discover the cloth Diaper option.

Please contact us for more information.
Cost: FREE
Location:  Fountain Plaza Room, Cox North
1423 N. Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65802

Southwest Missouri Real Diaper Association Circle Group

Are you thinking about cloth diapering or already an avid cloth diaperer.  Come and share with other families. 

Please contact us for more information
Cost: FREE
Location:    Fountain Plaza Room, Cox North
1423 N. Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65802

The Cloth Diaper Bank is a community operation in the same way as the Disposable Diaper Bank.  We will be the store house and also the main source for education and we will partner with Agencies who will distribute diapers to the community.  Cover Your Bum Cloth Diaper Bank is a Partnering Agency supplying families in Springfield.  We are training other facilities in the surrounding counties and will partner with them in the near future.

To maintain supplies in our Bank we rely on the community for donations, both monetary and in-kind.  We are also seeking grants and encouraging Cloth Diaper Drives.


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