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Deforestation contributes more to global warming than all cars and trucks on the world’s roads

Deforestation contributes more to global warming than all cars and trucks on the world’s roads

November 12th, 2016 by Jamie Benson

Deforestation contributes more to global warming than the sum total of all cars and trucks on the world’s roads… and over 1 billion trees are cut down each year to produce disposable diapers. Nice. Deforestation adds more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere than the sum total of all cars and trucks on the world’s roads. […]






These are not the cloth diapers your parents remember!

These are not the cloth diapers your parents remember!

September 15th, 2016 by Jamie Benson

Gone are the days of pinning cloth pre-fold sheets as your cloth diaper solution. Those diapers were time consuming to change not to mention the leak issues! Modern cloth diapers are form fitted with elasticized legs and back, have multiple snap closures and are sized by age… just like disposables. But not all modern cloth […]






Early potty training is a BIG money saver! How?.. Cloth diaper your baby

Early potty training is a BIG money saver! How?.. Cloth diaper your baby

June 22nd, 2016 by Jamie Benson

The average baby will go through as much as 8,000 diapers from birth to toilet training… that is a LOT of diapers! In fact, disposable diapers are the single most expensive part of raising a baby. You will save at least $1,000 using Wonderwear Modern Cloth Diaper Service vs disposables over the time your baby is […]






3 major complaints families have about cloth diapering…

3 major complaints families have about cloth diapering…

March 22nd, 2016 by Jamie Benson

So you are leaning towards cloth diapering your baby. Excellent choice! Your baby will benefit from reduced incidence of diaper rash and will not be inhaling chemicals that disposable diapers emit. Disposable diapers are also very expensive so there are cost savings by choosing cloth as well. Plus as many as 8,000 fewer disposable diapers […]






2 Important Reasons to Say NO to Disposable Diapers

2 Important Reasons to Say NO to Disposable Diapers

January 2nd, 2016 by Jamie Benson

Why it’s Wonderful to have an alternative to disposable diapers… For your baby’s health There are many chemicals found in disposable diapers that are troubling… to say the least!  Baby bums can be very sensitive to the harmful chemicals in disposable diapers.  Many times what we think is a simple diaper rash can actually be […]






Wonderwear takes the work out of cloth diapering… it’s like using disposables. Seriously!

Wonderwear takes the work out of cloth diapering… it’s like using disposables. Seriously!

August 24th, 2015 by Jamie Benson

There is a stigma about cloth diapering that is widespread. I see it when meeting couples at trade shows… Me: Have you considered a cloth diaper service? Couple: Ohhh, no way.  Thanks but no thanks. Me: But you will save over $1000 vs buying disposables and our service makes it as easy as disposables as […]

Say no to diaper cakes! Consider cloth diaper service gift certificates for your registry or as a baby shower gift.

Say no to diaper cakes! Consider cloth diaper service gift certificates for your registry or as a baby shower gift.

March 24th, 2015 by Jamie Benson

There is a lot to think about when it comes to baby showers. If you are hosting, there are the invitations and timing to consider. What theme and games would be fun? Food and drinks… should it be catered? Who will bring what? Party favors… check. Fortunately there are many excellent resources online to navigate […]






2014 was the hottest year on record. So what does that have to do with disposable diapers?

2014 was the hottest year on record. So what does that have to do with disposable diapers?

February 4th, 2015 by Jamie Benson

We used to have cold records often in the early 1900s, but we haven’t had a cold record in over 100 years. 13 of the last 15 years were the hottest on record. Check out this stunning short video from Climate Central… I think this other video from Climate Central illustrates global warming best… Wow! […]






Exploring cloth diaper materials

Exploring cloth diaper materials

December 2nd, 2014 by Jamie Benson

There are a wide variety of materials, often used in combination, to create the absorbency layers of cloth diapers. Let’s explore the most common cloth diaper materials… Bamboo Bamboo fiber is a very absorbent material and naturally resistant to bacterial growth. The bamboo plant is incredibly fast growing and is therefore often farmed with little negative […]






Have you considered a doula?

Have you considered a doula?

November 18th, 2014 by Jamie Benson

Why hire a doula?  Doulas can offer guidance, insight and support during labor and delivery in a calm and nurturing way. Doula is a Greek term meaning “woman who serves,” and it has been used to describe the women who serve birthing mothers. It is normal to have apprehension and many questions/concerns when going through […]






A cloth diaper service is cheaper than disposables!

A cloth diaper service is cheaper than disposables!

November 4th, 2014 by Jamie Benson

  This topic is sooo important! There is a general assumption that getting unlimited cloth diapers delivered to your door once a week must be very expensive. My wife and I had the same belief when we were deciding what to diaper our boys. But the fact is, using a cloth diaper service will definitely save you […]






BabyDue is now Wonderwear!

BabyDue is now Wonderwear!

October 14th, 2014 by Jamie Benson

About three months ago, two families purchased BabyDue Cloth Diaper Service… and More from a lovely couple who had ran the business for the past 6 years.  Thanks to John and Susan for bringing a fitted cloth diaper service solution to moms in the GTA for all those years! David, Karen, Andrea and I… as […]






Wonderwear – Here we come to save the day!

Wonderwear – Here we come to save the day!

October 10th, 2014 by Jamie Benson

So I was thinking about how to kick off this Wonderblog and thought it would be fun to create a superbaby persona but I decided I probably couldn’t pull it off to be honest!  I was then thinking about superhero characters from my past and what resonated, when I remembered watching reruns of that super […]