March 5, 2012
fitted diaper

Make it Fit – Fitted Diaper

Although I have never gotten to try a fitted diaper on Jocelyn, I have heard great things about it. Fitted diapers are known for being an extremely absorbent and leak-free way to diaper, particularly when paired with a diaper cover. A fitted diaper is basically just one large absorbent layer which is fastened to the baby like other cloth diapers with snaps or hook and loop.  While a fitted can be used on its own, it is wise to pair it with […]
March 2, 2012
cloth diapers cheap

Cloth Diapers Cheap – Diaper Cover

Cloth Diapers Cheap I can tell you from my experience if you’re looking for cloth diapers cheap, a diaper cover with insert or prefold is probably the way to go. And, it is not a bad way to go either. I have tried a couple diaper covers with inserts and have had good luck avoiding leaks. A diaper cover is a waterproof layer which allows for a separate absorbent layer to be placed inside. The diaper cover is then fastened (with snaps […]
March 1, 2012
all-in-one diapers

It’s All-In-One Diapers

I recently had the opportunity to try out the new bumGenius all-in-one diaper and I have to say that I was quite pleased with it. All-in-one diapers seem to be the newest fad in cloth diapers as several companies have recently unveiled a new all-in-one diaper. I can certainly see why as they are very easy to use. All-in-one diapers are cloth diapers which have all of the elements of a diaper attached as one piece. This means that the absorbent layer […]
February 27, 2012
Pocket Diaper Tutorial

A Pocket Diaper Tutorial

A few days ago, I met with a friend to do my first meeting as a consultant for DiaperHQ. As I was explaining all the options for diapers, I realized how confusing it can all be. So, I thought that I would spend the next few post explaining the most popular cloth diaper options. Today, we will begin with one of my favorites–a pocket diaper. Pocket diapers are a very popular modern cloth diaper. Pocket diapers consist in a waterproof outer, a stay-dry […]
January 31, 2012
Diaper Rash

Diaper Rash Options – My Experience

Despite all the wonderful benefits cloth diapers provide for a baby’s skin, sometimes rashes do occur. Yes, the ugly truth is that rashes can happen even with cloth diapers. There are many factors besides the type of diaper that can cause diaper rash. In our case, a combination of very sensitive skin and food allergies is the most common cause of Jocelyn’s rashes. I am sad to report that today Jocelyn is sporting a pretty nasty diaper rash. Thus, I have spent […]
January 23, 2012
Defense Against Cloth Diaper Leaks

Do Cloth Diapers Leak? Yes! Here’s How To Stop The Leaks

Cloth Diaper Leaks An Introduction Do cloth Diapers Leak? Yes, in my experience, diaper leaks are part of parenthood, whether using disposable diapers or cloth diapers. Not a pleasant part of parenthood, but a real part nonetheless. Due to a variety of reasons, I have had to use both cloth and disposable diapers with Jocelyn. With both types of diapers, I have experienced some leaking. What I have observed is that disposable diapers and cloth diaper leaks in different ways. Disposable Diaper […]
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