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April 8th, 2013, 10:36 AM
MrsPea's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I've been looking into the different diapering systems, and found this g-diapers biodegradable/ flush-able diaper inserts. Has anyone used flush-able diapers? Did it clog up your toilet? Did you have any troubles with them? Would you recommend them to a first time mom?


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April 8th, 2013, 12:52 PM
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I have never used them, but I am so funny about my septic tank that I don't even flush the flushable wipes down the toilet, lol. I think it stems from my brother who used to be a plumber and he would tell me the horror stories about tampons, wipes, etc going into the septic tanks and filling them up so bad.

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April 8th, 2013, 01:55 PM
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We have to use Scott brand toilet paper - anything else like the quilted stuff ends up clogging our toilets, so I would not be able to use them.

I guess it all depends on your home and how it does with things like this.

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April 8th, 2013, 02:19 PM
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I have a few friends that have tried the G-diapers and none have them stayed with them (I think they all had leaking issues). I use cloth and have used the GroVia disposable inserts (biosoakers) with no issues. Hope that helps!
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April 8th, 2013, 02:50 PM
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Lurking from December 2012 PR (have a friend who just joined your DDC!) – but I bought G-diapers to use with DD1 – and barely touched them. I think as a FTM I thought it would be a good compromise, but honestly, they were just kind of a PIA. The rubber/plastic liners get pretty gross, they leak, etc… I just ended up using disposable the whole time. However, I did not have a problem flushing the liners for the few times that I used them. (For what it’s worth, I decided to cloth diaper this time around, and am loving it. I am using the Fuzzi Bunz pocket diapers.)
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April 8th, 2013, 03:21 PM
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I have like 22 G diapers and I really dislike them. They leak, they were not quick and easy, i did not used the flushable inserts though. I did the reusable cloth inserts.

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