This is a US report but the rising living costs here must be leading to similar hard decsions to be made by parents – http://manhattan.ny1.com/content/ny1_living/health/136289/high-cost-of-diapers-forces-some-parents-into-risky-practices?r=8793973370
“A recent study shows one in three mothers across the country have to cut back on regular household necessities to cover the cost of diapers.”
“And there is an obvious medical impact. Two of the most common health problems resulting from not changing dirty diapers: diaper rash and fussy babies.”
Switching to reusable nappies could help to cut the weekly shopping bill as well as reducing your household waste.