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Old 07-12-2006, 07:10 PM   #1
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What brand for newborns?

I didn't start cd'ing until my 2nd was almost 6 mos, the diapers (brands) that worked great when she was 6 mos did not work great by the time she was 18mos so it was like starting all over for something that would work..... I don't even know where to start looking for nb stuff...... I do not do pf's though... (well, I used them to stuff pockets!!).....

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Old 07-12-2006, 07:53 PM   #2
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These fit well and had good resale value:

Nanipoos nb - my fave!
Muttaqins nb - a little expensive but they fit a bit longer than others
Kissaluvs size 0
Motherease x-small Sandies
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Old 07-12-2006, 07:56 PM   #3
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Re: What brand for newborns?

Kissaluvs size 0 fit great from birth to 15 lbs for us! The material really helps to catch that runny nb bf poo! No leaks out of those for us. We liked bsww with them.
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Re: What brand for newborns?

We use xsmall FBs...and sometimes bumgenius.
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I made fitteds using the vb pattern and those fit awesome
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Old 07-13-2006, 01:08 AM   #6
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Re: What brand for newborns?

Fitted Mutts work the best for us, followed by Swaddlebees OV fitteds. I have KL0s as well, but I've noticed they're not as absorbant.
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I would suggest proraps or some gusset type cover to catch the explosive poo. Can't help you with the other part cause all I use are prefolds.
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Re: What brand for newborns?

I used bummis for covers with my last baby. I hated proraps. They were way to big. Everyone told me to skip newborn. BIG mistake. Small were gigantic! This time around... I am set with 7 newborn covers. I use prefolds though... I hate pockets and AIOs on newborns. They leak like crazy... I have a few small fitteds though... I LOVE OV mutts.
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I would suggest proraps or some gusset type cover to catch the explosive poo. Can't help you with the other part cause all I use are prefolds.

those proraps can hold anything I think. We used them with a trifolded prefold .... just like you would stuff a pocket and it worked so much better for us than anything else. I hated the sherpa (like kissaluv) fitteds. They were sooo cute but didn't hold near enough pee for us -- but we still have problems with fitteds that way.

the benefit is that even if the poo gets on the cover you can buy more covers and prefolds cheaper than AIOs or fitteds and less covers

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