Study Link This study on diaper need indicates there could be a connection between diaper need and the mental health of the mother in addition to the economic status of the mother. The pdf file for the study can be found either using the link at the beginning of this post or through this link … Continue reading Study: Diaper Need and its impact on child health
Article Link This June 16, 2017 piece by Jen Froderman talks about things that the working poor know all too well. This group is one where they often make too much money to receive many of the low-income benefits, but at the same time are barely making enough to survive with almost nothing left over … Continue reading “Ten Things The Working Poor Truly Understand And One Harvard Just ‘Discovered’”
Article Link Very good insights into the myths many believe to be true but have been proven false about welfare.
Article Link This April 15, 2013, piece found on the Huffington Post website written by Bruce Hartford, a member of the Civil Rights Movement Veterans, talks about a perspective on what the real causes of poverty may be while taking a look beneath the surface of the issue.
Article Link This piece by Kim Rosas on the "Dirty Diaper Laundry" blog talks about Congress issuing orders to ration cloth diapers, and forbidding the military from using cloth diapers to clean their weapons. Despite the rationing Diaper services experienced a lot of growth during this time not only because of the first of the … Continue reading “Diaper Shortage in the 1940’s and Congress was to blame!”
Article Link This July 15, 2014 blog post found on the "Talk Poverty" website talks about some of the obstacles that are created when a low-income family doesn't have access to an adequate supply of diapers for their infants or toddlers.
Article Link This is an older piece but still offers some interesting things to consider when comparing cloth diapers to disposable diapers. The piece was published on May 8, 2016 by Kendyl Salcito and is on the Washington Post website. The piece looks beyond the surface and delves into the production of both types of … Continue reading “Why cloth diapers might not be the greener choice”
Article Link This piece was published December 31, 2013, but offers some insight that I wish many more would consider while insisting that low-income people should just "switch to cloth diapers" which isn't as simple as it seems at first glance. I think the thing that impressed me the most about this particular piece was … Continue reading Poor as Folk – “Cloth Diapering & Low Income Families”
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Information Link This October 18, 2016 article and video by Janet Upadhye found on the Bustle.com website talks about the reality of what it is like to be a homeless woman trying to take care of themselves during their period with almost no money, unsheltered, and lacking access to a shower.