I’m no stranger to buying cloth diapers. While I usually stick to buying cloth diapers from my local cloth diaper store, I’ve been known to shop from a co-op.
Buying Cloth Diapers from a Co-Op
When you’re buying cloth diapers from a co-op, you’re getting some diapers at some absolutely amazingly low prices. Really, the price is the single biggest draw to going through a co-op. There’s also the sense of community that can be built through a co-op. Some diapers (like my absolutely gorgeous purple paisley Sunbaby diaper) are beautiful and not readily available from other sources. Letting the co-op head deal with ordering from overseas instead of having to deal with that headache yourself is fantastic. If you’re out for a beautiful diaper to wear with an outfit but have no illusions of it holding up for more than a season, then co-ops are a great source for that. And I’m really fond of RLR, but it’s not locally available. And I can buy it from a co-op for half the price. [Read more…]