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kreitzer 09-04-2012 08:01 PM

Kissaluvs vs. Alva
 
I am looking into getting a stash for when I have my baby. I was going to get Kissaluvs but now I am wondering if I should get the newborn Alva? What are your thoughts?

April

jujee 09-04-2012 08:20 PM

Re: Kissaluvs vs. Alva
 
Kissaluvs are of higher quality than Alva's are (a lot of people love Alva's and it works for them). It depends if you are on a budget or not. Which kissaluvs were you looking at? Fitted? AIO? Alva's are all pocket diapers.

lakemama 09-04-2012 08:49 PM

Re: Kissaluvs vs. Alva
 
Kissaluv fitteds are really wide. We only use them for night-time diapers.
I hate Alvas, they're cheap. If you're on a budget, but a couple of several brands off swap and see what you like. I spent $400 on a stash of Rumparooz only to find that they were too wide for my scrawny kid. You can then resell what doesn't work for you and buy a bunch of what does. I ONLY buy hemp on here, because it takes 10 washes to prep hemp. That's a colossal pain to do!

kreitzer 09-05-2012 07:40 PM

Re: Kissaluvs vs. Alva
 
Thanks for the info! Very helpful. I think I am going to try to get Kissaluv fitted. I am not necessarily on a budget but I don't want to spend too much either.

MrsS 09-06-2012 12:13 PM

Re: Kissaluvs vs. Alva
 
I heard from a friend she did not like Kissaluvs because they get scratcy and hard and the babies don't like feeling the wetness. Try one and see what you think. I love alva diapers and I think they are holding up just as well quality wise as my BG and much better than my FB's have.

madmollyann 09-06-2012 12:33 PM

Re: Kissaluvs vs. Alva
 
I have no experience with the kissaluvs. I do have one Alva newborn. It fit well, never leaked, but is nearly impossible to stuff- and I have very small hands. I love the Simplex newborn AIOs we got in our Kissed by the Moon rental.


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