Would you rather have the soft feel of cotton against your skin or the cold, sterile feel of plastic? Cotton diapers breathe naturally, have lower incidence of diaper rash and just feel better then disposable diapers.
In 1955, before modern disposable diapers it was estimated that 7% of babies and toddlers had diaper rash. In 1991, long after plastic disposable diapers dominated the market, the number jumped to 78%.
A cloth diaper is 100% natural cotton. By contrast, an average disposable diaper contains a complex combination of heavily treated paper pulp, polyethylene (plastics), glues, dyes, synthetic perfumes, and the absorbent chemical sodium polyacrylate. Click Me!