Sunday, November 21, 2010

Bummas Review and Giveaway

Most of my close friends know how often we battle diaper rashes with Sophia!  I just seems liked when we get one to heal up, another springs forth!  We never had this problem until she started eating finger (aka real people) foods at 12 months.  From 12 months to 18 months, we struggled with chronic diarrhea and thus horrible rashes.  I think I have used everything under the sun for these rashes!!  It was almost like her stool burned her bottom!!

During the time I was battling chronic rashes, I did quite a bit of research on how to minimize diaper rashes in a child that is prone to them!  The first piece of advice was "have lots of air time" aka .... naked bum with no dipe! (Just follow them around with carpet cleaner! HA!)  The second piece of advice was to make sure their bum was completely dry before putting on the new diaper!  During quick diaper changes, this step can be overlooked b/c you take off their wet diaper, use a baby wipe, then immediately put on the new diaper!  Their precious skin is still moist/damp!  The moisture increases the risk of another rash!!

I had the awesome chance to review a product that can help you follow through with this step, Bummas!
The Tropical Color Pack
Have you heard of Bummas yet? If not they are a "small soft, luxurious baby-sized cloths" that can be used for:

-To dry the babies bottom after the use of a regular wipe
-To block "surprise squirts" if you have a little boy
-Add a bit of water and they can replace a regular wipe
-Also make great wash clothes in the bathtub!

Bummas are Eco-friendly, frugal and best of all amazing for your babies bottom! They can eliminate many diaper rashes!!

I really enjoyed my pack and have had a great time using cloth wipes with my cloth dipes!! It is a great addition to my stash! I have actually considered purchasing some of these for my friends that are PG right now!

I know it sounds crazy and gross, but what a way to save $$ and the earth!!  (And Sophia's precious bum!)  Cloth wipes are a lot easier than they sound ... also, if you use a homemade wipe solution, you are sure to protect their bum!

Finally, here is some additional information from their website:

Cloth Baby Wipe

  • Eliminates the use of talcum powder. 
  • 100% Cotton - Woven Velour Terry Cloth milled in the USA.  
  • Variety of color combinations for nursery themes.
  • Handy 5” x 7” size. Won’t pill, shrink, or fade.
  • Durable. Just throw them in the wash and use again.
  • They will last until your little one is out of diapers and beyond!     
  • Made in the USA (DON'T YOU JUST LOVE THIS?)

Bummas has generously offered 1 ten pack of wipes to one lucky Go Long! Go Green! Reader!!

Helpful links for the form below:
Bummas Website (Pick your fav color pack)

This giveaway is open to the U.S. and will end on Monday December 6, 2010 at midnight. The winner will be drawn via and will have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be drawn. Please, no PO Boxes.

Disclaimer: I received this product free of charge. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I was not monetarily compensated for this review.

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