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Old 07-23-2008, 02:08 PM   #1
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For those of you who use prefolds for the bulk of your diapering - how many do you have? I do diaper wash every other day. Right now I use gdiapers with cloth inserts but I'm moving towards just using prefolds. I think 2 dozen will be enough and I can just use the gdiapers when I'm getting low.
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Old 07-23-2008, 02:47 PM   #2
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My dd is older than yours so you may need more than we do - but I rotate through 24 PFs and wash every other or third day. We use pockets at night though.
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I've been doing mostly prefolds and I just ordered another dozen so I'll have 28 when they come in.
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Old 07-23-2008, 03:05 PM   #4
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I think I'll go with 24. I have 12 yellow that I've been using and 12 yellow that are still in the original packaging. I think the yellow are a little small so I think I want to return the yellow and switch to brown edges. Although people seem to think that the yellow should be good an a 14lb baby. I have to take a pic tonight and see what everyone thinks about the fit.
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i have 18 infant & 6 premiums and 24 preemies the i use as doublers. i don't use covers at home so we change about 1 time per hour and i use bumgenious pockets at night. i can go about 2-3 days but need to fold and start using immediately.
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2-3 dozen
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Old 07-23-2008, 03:34 PM   #7
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I have a dozen premiums right now. I can squeeze my LO into an infant if I happen to run out though. I definetly need more infants for the new baby though. I know a dozen of those isn't going to be enough.
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Re: # of prefolds in circulation?

We have 1 dozen green GMD infants (used as trifolds for younger ds), 1 dozen yellow GMD infants (used as trifolds for older dd and snappi'd for younger ds) and about 6 fitted diapers for both (OS mostly), and on their way to me 2 dozen new red GMD mediums.. these will be used for younger ds snappi'd and for older dd for trifolding.... and we'll probably just use the yellow edge for backup/laundry day... so that's 3-4 dozen in rotation for 2 kiddos in cloth.
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I'll have 54 infant and 24 premiums when my order comes in but I use the infants as inserts for my pockets, and will need them for when the new baby is here for dipes, burp rags, lap pads etc and I want to be able to wash every few days.
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I bought two yellows off of fsot a few weeks ago when ds was a little shy of 14 lbs and the rise never worked so I sold them.
I have a bunch of infants I borrowed (probably 2 dozen) but they're almost too small to snappi. I have to diva fold them. I have 15 or so UIPFs in premium that I love - diva folded too. I'm getting a dozen more and having a nice mama here embellish half of them.
ETA - I wash every other day
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