Planet Wise Wet Bags…Do I even need a diaper pail?

posted 3 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
518 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Lots of people just hang a large wet bag off a door handle or hook for dirty diaper storage. Putting it in a pail is mostly for convenience. I love having a pail and not having to zip and unzip every time I change a diaper.

Post # 5
1505 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I’m planning on just hanging a wet bag instead of having a pail.  I’m not due until March, so I have t done it yet, but I know a lot of people who just use a wet bag and have no issues with smell.

Post # 6
953 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@Evie19:  I have two large wetbags (for the nursery) and two small wetbags (for the bathroom – that way I don’t have to carry the soaking wet, sprayed poopy diapers into the nursery) that just hang on doorknobs. I have two of each so that while one is in the wash, the other is up and in use. I have had NO issues with stink or leaking!

Post # 8
3213 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Catholic Church

I just have a Bummis large wet bag for my diapers. Smile

Post # 9
2670 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

@Evie19:  I’m embarrassed to say that I don’t remember if we had a diaper pail or not! We did cloth diapers for 3 years (and then disposable from age 3-4 because we were unable to find a combination of diapers and covers that could contain the huge amounts of pee, LOL) and I know we had wet bags but I don’t remember a diaper pail. I loved cloth diapers.

Post # 10
11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I worked in infant care, and there were definitely parents who just used wet bags for their cloth diapers!

They didn’t smell any worse than the garbage cans!

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