Yes, I'm obsessed, so get over it. :)
I have been getting a ton of questions about cloth diapers and since I love talking about them, keep them coming! But I thought I'd share a quick & cheap way to get started.
Buy 24 Kawaii Pure & Natural Cloth Diapers. They began fitting Hazel around the 8lb mark and she has pretty average to skinny legs. At full price these diapers are $6.25. For 24 diapers, that's $150. Shipping is free at that point. :)
*Cloth diapers are not prone to leaking. However, if they are leaking, it's likely because they're too big around the legs.*
You'll also want to get some diaper detergent- I use Rockin' Green. It comes in different smells and also has special formulas for hard & soft water. That's about $15 for 90 loads (about 17 cents a load).
One more thing-- you'll need a wetbag to keep the dirty diapers in. I got 2 large & 1 small from PlanetWise (total cost: $47.50). Truthfully, one large (for the house) and one small (for the diaper bag) will do (cost: $28.50). Or you can go cheaper and get them here for $4.59 each-- but they're smaller so I'd suggest getting about 4 (3 for the house and 1 for the diaper bag- total cost $18.36).
So there you have it... getting started with cloth diapering for less than $200. And realistically, other than buying more detergent, you'll not have to spend anything else (other than water & electricity) until you need to buy more diapers somewhere after the one year mark (since Kawaii Pure & Naturals suggest that they only last up until 15 months). By that point, you'll know exactly what new diapers you want!