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Old 09-06-2012, 08:22 AM   #11
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Re: Best prefold?

I have not tried DR but I do own GMD, Bummis, and Econobum. GMD wins here. I love the different sizes compared to some brands having a general "Infant" size.

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Old 09-06-2012, 09:08 AM   #12
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I didn't know this about Imagines. Is this true w/all of their PFs or just the nb?

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Just the x-small (their nb size) - they are 3x6x3 rather than 4x8x4 like the other sizes. They worked fine for us and fit great but I've never tried any other NB size PF to compare...
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:23 AM   #13
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I just ordered some medium Diaper Rite prefolds and they are amazing! They are unbelievably soft and super quilty.

I had Imagine NB and GMD smalls... they aren't nearly as soft (but they are quilty and work just fine). Before I tried the DR prefolds I never understood all the fuss about soft prefolds - they all seemed pretty much the same to me. Now I get it... I wish I had had DR for my NB and Small prefolds too!
This is my experience, too. My Diaper Rites are my softest and by far my quiltiest (seriously...these things are egg-crate quilty). The pilling on all my prefolds has been pretty minimal except for a couple batches... I have a few pilly GMD larges and all my premium chinese prefolds from Cotton Babies were very pilly. Never had a pilly batch of DR's, though, and at this point that's most of my stash.

I still use my CD-friendly fabric softener in every load because all of them tend to get a bit rougher than I like over time. The initial softness of my Diaper Rites was off the charts, and I think that spoiled me a bit.

ETA: I also love that DR's aren't starting to get tags like Imagines and some GMD's now have. If I had tags on my prefolds, I'd probably have to line up all the tags when I'm stacking them on the changing table.

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Old 09-06-2012, 09:23 AM   #14
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Re: Best prefold?

Another vote for Diaper Rites! I primarily use them stuffed into a pocket or trifolded in a Weehugger, and have never had a leak. And the price is "rite" too!
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:29 AM   #15
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Re: Best prefold?

Yup Diaper Rites here too. I love GMD I do but the extra width and ridiculous softness of the Diaper Rite can't be beat.
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Re: Best prefold?

I've tried Bummies (infant sized), Zabi baby (rainbow edge size) and Diaper Rite (both in the green and orange edge). Other than the sizing, I really haven't noticed a significant difference between any of them. I guess the DR might feel softer, but I assumed that was because they were larger - maybe they really are softer?

I'd just make sure they have the same number of layers and are the size you like.
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