First-time parents tend to shy away from "challenging" - that is using cloth diapers. Clear cut deal breakers are dealing with messy poops, washing, folding, and absorbency issues. Most first-time parents would straight away use disposables instead. After all, what will make life easier should be the winner.
Before you reject using a cloth diaper, here are the pros and cons of using the cloth diapers versus disposable diapers. In parenting decisions, there is no right or wrong. What is best for your child matters most.