You’ve probably noticed we’ve been raving a lot about cloth diapers lately. And why wouldn’t we? They’re one of the simplest ways to go green with baby. FuzziBunz is another cloth diaper collection that we love to pieces. And we’re not the only ones. Matthew McConaughey, Tori Spelling and Angela Bassett are all fans. And who can blame them? These diapers are super cute and a breeze to use.
Known as the company that invented the modern cloth diaper, FuzziBunz has been trusted to keep little bums dry since 1999. And with their new One-Size option, they’re making it even easier — and more affordable — for parents to use cloth.
The One-Size style features easy-to-adjust elastic — similar to maternity waistbands — that allows you to customize the waist and thigh openings to suit your growing baby (they fit from newborn up to 35 pounds). Even better? They’re not as bulky as other one-size versions.
Courtesy of Rockin’ Green
The next question, of course, is how to care for cloth diapers?
Well, we had the chance to try Rockin’ Green laundry detergent and we’re loving it.
Targeted specifically at cloth diapering families, this detergent doesn’t leave any residue so there’s no build-up, which eventually affects absorbency and can cause rashes.
Available in yummy natural scents including Smashing Watermelons and Mighty Mighty Marshmallow, Rockin’ Green also works great for the rest of your laundry too.
There’s also an unscented option too, aptly called Bare Naked Babies. And depending on where you live, you can also buy formulas for hard, regular and soft water to increase the effectiveness.
Want to check these products out? Go to fuzzibunz.com and rockingreensoap.com for more information.
Few of us can afford the trendy, expensive baby gear that celebrities indulge in during pregnancy, but we can always dream … and try to find a cheapo substitute at Target or Walmart. Jessica Denay, celebrity baby shower planner and author of the Hot Mom to Be Handbook, has the inside scoop on what celebrity moms-to-be put on their registries.
Here are 5 of the trendiest wants among the Hollywood set right now:
Hollywood moms are more eco-conscious now than ever, and many are opting for a trendy cloth diaper called FuzziBunz. It’s available in a “one size” or “perfect size” choice for $20 apiece. Check out FuzziBunz Diapers on YouTube. Hollywood couples including Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves are big fans of these reusable diapers, which are waterproof, contain no velcro, and use a patented pocket technology to contain baby messes.
Heidi Klum’s Hospital Bag
Four-time model mom Heidi used a hospital bag like this one that’s now featured in her Loved by Heidi Klum collection for Motherhood Maternity. At $34, anyone can afford to place it on their registry. One trendy item Heidi and numerous other celebrities pack in their bags — a Cord Blood Registry Kit. Cord blood banking has become very popular with Hollywood moms, Denay says, as some of the biggest A-list parents use this registry. If you’re a celebrity with lots of money, why not? But many experts warn these registries promise a lot more than they can currently deliver.
Posh Mommy Jewelry
Push presents, the gift Daddy gives Mommy after a labor and birth, are also all the rage in Hollywood. Tom Cruise is said to have given Katie pink and white diamond earrings when Suri was born, and Jennifer Lopez reportedly received an eight-carat diamond ring when the twins arrived, Denay says. There are many great and affordable options to commemorate the birth or give as a shower gift, including Posh Mommy Jewelry, which engraves the baby’s name and birthstone into necklaces and bracelets. They also have cool dog tags for dad with prices starting at $50. Brooke Burke is a huge fan of the Posh Mommy line.
ShaToBu Body Shaper
Celebrities look awesome pregnant, and they seem to get their post-baby bodies back into shape in no time. “I’m not sure some of the celebrity moms who use it would want me spilling their secret, but one of the hottest new products and Hollywood mom secrets is the ShaToBu, a body shaper that shapes, tones, and burns calories while you wear it,” Denay says. Belly Bandits are also popular, as they help tighten and shrink your belly after giving birth. Kourtney Kardashian loved her Belly Bandit so much she created her own limited edition version.
Micralite FastFold Stroller
Strollers are one of the hottest accessories for celeb moms, since they are always being snapped pushing one in the tabloids. One of the newest strollers that celebrity moms including Trista Sutter are loving is the Micralite FastFold — it’s stylish, super-lightweight, and most importantly, easy to open and close. Unfortunately, at $350, it also carries a celebrity price tag.
Will the celeb mom in you be registering for any of these hot gifts?
Thank you so much for your generous gift baskets - they are wonderful, fun and practical. I especially loved the FuzziBunz®. We were using them already, and it is always great to have more. Thank you for thinking of us. Best, Anna Belknap, CSI NY
"FuzziBunz® - Wow!! Trying them this very day. Went to the web site to see all the beautiful colors available. Love that they grow along with baby and seem more simple to use than a diaper service. I would love to bid adieu to throwaway diapers." Angela Bassett is mom to twins Browyn & Slater.
Levi Alves McConaughey may be the next Hollywood baby in cloth diapers
LAFAYETTE, La. – When baby Levi was born to proud parents, Matthew McConaughey and Camilla Alves, Mother of Eden, the makers of the patented FuzziBunz® pocket-style cloth diapers, in collaboration with BopStarBaby, a celebrity gifting company, sent the McConaughey family a starter set of FuzziBunz® cloth diapers.
Fast forward several weeks: the McConaughey clan sent a personal thank you note to Mother of Eden founder and FuzziBunz® inventor, Tereson Dupuy. The note acknowledged the great history behind FuzziBunz® diapers and thanked Dupuy for the blue, turquoise and green diapers she sent.
“We feel it’s important to encourage all families – celebrities or not – to make eco-friendly choices when raising their new baby,” says Dupuy. “We are honored that Levi Alves McConaughey may just be the next celebrity baby to make the important fashion statement that green is good!”
LAFAYETTE, La. – FuzziBunz® reusable pocket diapers were today featured on NBC’s The Today Show as Style Contributor and In Touch Magazine Buzz Editor, Bobbie Thomas, talked about the most stylish must-haves for new parents.
In the segment featuring the very best products for baby, Thomas told Today Show host Natalie Morales that, “Tori Spelling raved about these [FuzziBunz® diapers] on Donny Deutsch’s The Big Idea [on CNBC].”
Tereson Dupuy, inventor of FuzziBunz® and CEO of Mother of Eden, is thrilled that FuzziBunz® is in the national spotlight. “Hundreds of thousands of moms around the world already know that FuzziBunz® diapers are the best thing for their babies and the best thing for Mother Earth. We are ecstatic that Bobbie Thomas selected FuzziBunz® diapers as one of her must-have baby picks. After all, Bobbie knows best!”
LAFAYETTE, La. – Actress and mom-to-be Tori Spelling tells Donny Deutsche, during an interview on CNBC’s The Big Idea with Donny Deutsche, that she is indeed a cloth diapering momma.
During a recent interview, Deutsche, the former advertising mogul and entrepreneur champion, asks Spelling what she thinks of FuzziBunz® diapers. Her response: These diapers are “great” and then she admitted, “I have these at home.”
Spelling has a one year old baby boy, Liam Aaron McDermott, and a second baby, which is rumored to be a girl, due in June.
Tereson Dupuy, inventor of FuzziBunz® and CEO of Mother of Eden, is thrilled to hear that Spelling is a FuzziBunz® fan. “Tori is a great role-model to moms, like her, who are looking for eco-friendly diapering options. FuzziBunz® diapers continue to be the top choice reusable diaper by all moms – celebrity or not – because they are easy-to-use, easy-to-wash, easy-on-the-environment and they look incredibly cute on a baby’s tushie.”
You can see a clip of Spelling’s interview on The Big Idea with Donny Deutsche online here.
NEW IBERIA, La. - Mother of Eden, the makers of the patented FuzziBunz® reusable pocket-style diapering system, is proud to announce that it is the official sponsor of the Los Angeles premier of the widely-publicized and highly-anticipated documentary, “The Business of Being Born.” This moving and powerful film about the natural birthing process is executive produced by Ricki Lake and directed by filmmaker Abby Epstein. The premier takes place on January 14, 2008 in the Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills.
“This documentary demonstrates the choices a woman has when it comes to choosing her own personal birthing experience,” said Tereson Dupuy, the inventor of FuzziBunz® reusable pocket-style diapers and CEO of Mother of Eden, who will be attending the January 14th premier. “Just as moms are choosing natural birthing experiences, our hope is that they, too, will choose natural parenting experiences such as breastfeeding and cloth diapering. We were honored to be invited to support this worthy endeavor and look forward to bringing attention to the natural birthing and parenting choices available today.”
Mother of Eden is leading the charge in bringing national attention to cloth diapering as the event’s official sponsor. In fact, in an effort to create awareness about cloth diapering and FuzziBunz®, the FuzziBunz® logo will be featured on the red carpet and a sample FuzziBunz® diaper will be exclusively featured in each gift bag provided to 400+ celebrity and press attendees. Mother of Eden also has donated a lifetime supply of FuzziBunz® to the silent auction that will take place the night of the premier. All proceeds from the event and silent auction go to Bloom OC, a non-profit organization that offers support to pregnant, nursing and new mothers.