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Kristen Parris 2 kids; Virginia 1995 posts
status 23rd Dec '12
Quoting TheCoopersKnitWitch:" Well what I meant is that now a days, they're going to find all this stuff that used to be used and ... [snip!] ... it's going to happen all the time. But I do agree, the more natural the better. We try to avoid so many unnatural things."


Oh ok! Gotchya! Yeah, i wish it was easier to find more natural stuff. And that it were cheaper :-/

......................... Oregon 14226 posts
23rd Dec '12
Quoting Kristen Parris:" Oh ok! Gotchya! Yeah, i wish it was easier to find more natural stuff. And that it were cheaper :-/"


Oh totally! I just finally resort to buying all ingredients for most things myself and making it.



We go with all natural oils for cloth wipes. Haven't see a rash in over a year! AMAZING!

Love Wedge +2 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Waterloo, Ontario 44310 posts
23rd Dec '12
Quoting MommaNoodle:" i never used powder. didn't need it. wipe front to back, and make sure to get everything off. not that hard. i'm personally worried about having a boy to change in a few months. they pee UP! yikes!"

Just make sure his parts are pointing down :)

*Bobo&Hooey'sMommy* 34 kids; Springfield, Oregon 23585 posts
28th Dec '12
Quoting Kristen Parris:" She said there are proven studies that show it causes cervical cancer. I havent researched it but we ... [snip!] ... we never used powder on him. If we have a daughter, I don't plan on using it then either. I say the more natural the better!"


i dont buy that. Women used powder on their kids for YEARS with no issues. I however just use cornstarch

Kristen Parris 2 kids; Virginia 1995 posts
status 28th Dec '12
Quoting *Noah&Presley'sMommy*:" i dont buy that. Women used powder on their kids for YEARS with no issues. I however just use cornstarch"


I believe it! I think a lot of older women used cornstarch.. My grandma said that's what everyone around her used.

Ma Belle Due November 7; 1 child; Toronto, Ontario 895 posts
28th Dec '12
Quoting Kristen Parris:" My OB instructor (who is a midwife) said powder is not reccommended because of them inhaling it and getting into their lungs and with girls it can cause cervical cancer.."


That is completely ridiculous pseudo-science. Baby powder causes cancer? Come on.