A CBS reporter becomes a cloth diaper convert. If you're skeptical about what cloth diapers involve, please watch. Or if you already cloth diaper, I encourage you to give her your thanks. Her initial story leaned toward disposable, but after the outcry of the cloth diaper community she took a challenge to try it.
And another plug for breastfeeding here. This article talks about 1/3 of all 9 month old babies are overweight (fortunately mine isn't,he's at the other end of the scale). In the article, the researcher suggests that the best way to reduce chances of your baby being overweight are to breastfeed exclusively for 6 months and to not mix rice cereal into a bottle (explains why I was so chubby). She says that if your baby is overweight then chances are they will be overweight as a toddler, child, and an adult so....start em' off on the right track when your child is young, breastfeed.