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The Cloth Diaper Podcast believes that cloth diapering is a diverse experience. The best way to learn about the diversity of cloth is by sharing our stories. I welcome you to contribute your cloth diaper experience – struggles with wash routine, night time, or anything else – with me and future cloth diaper parents.

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5 Unexpected Perks of Shopping with a Cloth Diaper Retailer

unexpected perks of shopping with a cloth diaper retailerYou made the decision to jump into the fascinating world of cloth diapers for your baby.  Congrats – and welcome to the cloth side!  Now that it’s time to actually purchase your diaper stash, where’s the best...

Robyn: Washing Cloth Diapers in Soft Water

robyn's Story wasahing in softwaterWe started cloth diapering full time when we moved to a rural community in Northern BC and realized that diapers do not go on sale here like they do in the city. I didn’t know anything about “approved wash routines.” As my mom has...

Discouraging Cloth Diaper Start

Lauren's Story How I overcame a discouraging cloth diaper beginning Our cloth diaper journey got off to quite the rocky start. I know now that there are many wonderful reasons to choose cloth, I had no knowledge of any of those reasons when I was pregnant 3 years ago....

Courtney’s Cloth Diaper Story

Courtney shares her experience as a mama, and cloth diaper retailer, why buying all the same brand doesn’t always work out.

Monica – Using Cloth Diapers at Night is possible

I did my research, I read lots of blogs and reviews, and I gave it a few goes until I found the perfect combinations that worked for me. With a bit of perseverance and some trial and error, I can now say I am successful at using cloth diapers at night as well!

Tasha – Switching to Cloth at 6 Months

Fast forward to six months later. I revisited said closet because it was NOT as pristinely nested as it was at first. “Oh, right…these cloth diapers!” I pulled them out and researched the brand to try and figure them out

Handwashing Cloth Diapers – A Long Term Story

Guest Post: Long TermHThis story is from Barbara Ann. Barbara has been a member of the Flats & Handwashing community for many years now. I reached out to her, asking her to share her story because I knew cloth diapering and handwashing had become a part of o her...

Kristin – Cloth Diapering as a working parent

Guest Post: Working Parents Cloth Diaper too!  Insert something Awesome here.  Cloth diapering full-time and day-care full-time!? How we have managed for over a year.  You could call me Type A. I searched far and wide for options of daycare that would work with us and...

Stephanie: Why I Use Smart Bottoms Diapers

My friend used Smart Bottoms, and they were the first brand I bought, and instantly fell in love. So there was no need to switch brands.

Emily – All About Cloth Diaper Sales & More

Feeling sticker shock from the price of cloth diapers? Then Emily is here to help you sort out a few ideas on saving money and catching the deals on cloth diapers.

Getting Started is Easy.  Start Writing Today

All stories are good stories – Your Cloth Diaper Experience is Valid. 

Get started today by writing your story in whatever way works for you. You don’t have to be a blogger. You don’t have to be a good writer. It can have typos. It can be less-than perfect. It can be whatever you want. I’ll help you get it published so that others can learn from your experiences.  I believe that you can write, and I want to read your story. I believe that spelling mistakes happen, grammar is privilege, and your story is valid. 

For more guidelines, check out the frequently asked questions.  

Frequently Asked Questions

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I am looking to fill the gaps – beyond the basics. I have a book for that  

Did you ever google something about cloth diapering and find nothing? Or an outdated post that was not helpful? Is there a question in a  Facebook group you answer because that’s your story too?

Maybe you can help me answer these questions?

  • How can I cloth diaper if I only have access to cold water (North America, Mexico, India, Japan, anywhere in the world I get this question).
  • What was your biggest cloth diaper challenge and how did you over come it?
  • Can I cloth diaper in an apartment without laundry facilities?
  • Why do you cloth diaper despite the challenges?
  • Why did you decide to cloth diaper?
  • How can I cloth diaper without spending any money?
  • Can I cloth diaper twins or triplets?
  • Help! I don’t know where or what to buy in my country (insert small country outside of North America). How can I cloth diaper and what are some resources for my area?
  • How do you cloth diaper in extra-ordinary situations?

I will not publish content written with the intent to sell. I reserve the right to say no to content. I will not publish content that encourages cloth diaper groups with strict rules. 


How Long? Content Type?

Your guest post should be a minimum of 300 words and can be prepared in any way you want. I am open to making this as accessible as you need to be.

It should be original content. Google frowns on duplicate content. We can mix up something you’ve already posted as long as parts are different.

If you want to have a phone call and interview, I’m open to that story. 

Do I Need Pictures?


But if you have them, 2-3 images would assist in helping shape the story.

Why Guest Post?

Guest Posting is a way to share your story with other people and help new parents find connection with your story.

Guest posting is also an important part of blogging and building back links and strengthening your websites connection with the internet.

Bailey is a dedicated full time blogger to growing this website and it’s relationships. She continues to invest in better design, strategy, and copywriting to ensure stories reach who they need to reach. 

Don't Forget your Bio

2-3 sentances about you, and who you are is a great add to the bottom of the page to help shape the story.

Please also provide a picture (if comfortable), and any public social media links, or websites.

do I get a link back

Yes. I would love to link directly to your personal blog or shop. You can also include social media links.

No affiliate links. This likely violates your affiliate policy.

what happens after publication?

Content is posted once a week.

All blog posts are pormoted on social media including Pinterest graphics, Facebook shares. 

Once published, written content becomes the property of this website. I reserve the right to place advertisements and affiliate links.


where can I learn more about the cloth diaper podcast

Connect with me directly if you’d like to learn more about the cloth diaper podcast.

If you’re a brand and you want to work together, you can check out my work with me page. 


Meet the Cloth Diaper Podcast

Bailey Bouwman

Bailey Bouwman started the Cloth Diaper Podcast as a way to share more stories and connect directly with parents and brands around the world. I believe in the diversity of the cloth diaper experience and want to share your story.