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Old 02-27-2012, 12:12 PM   #11
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Re: HELP! I think I want to switch to FLATS :)

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Do you want to use the flats as lay-in diapers under a cover, or fold them into a diaper shape under a cover?
Into a shape we have too many poo explosions to just pad fold :/

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Old 02-27-2012, 12:13 PM   #12
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Re: HELP! I think I want to switch to FLATS :)

I would go for a large flat too, based on your kiddo's age/weight.

Check out the photo tutorial thread on flats here...there are tons of folds, you will find your favorite one. Do you have any similarly sized receiving blankets to practice on?
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:15 PM   #13
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Definitely larger flats is my recommendation.
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:17 PM   #14
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I would go for a large flat too, based on your kiddo's age/weight.

Check out the photo tutorial thread on flats here...there are tons of folds, you will find your favorite one. Do you have any similarly sized receiving blankets to practice on?
I do have some recieving blankets that I could practice on!
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Re: HELP! I think I want to switch to FLATS :)

So now that I know I need larges what brands make larges
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Re: HELP! I think I want to switch to FLATS :)

If you are using receiving blankets as flats and they fit well you can get away with the smaller OsoCozy, most receiving blankets aren't bigger than the 27x27 that OsoCozy flats are. You will most likely need a doubler though.
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So now that I know I need larges what brands make larges
Diaper Junction (Diaper Rite) makes larges. (Love mine for my 35 lb almost 3 year old)

And GMD makes larges that I hear are great! I haven't tried them yet though.
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Re: HELP! I think I want to switch to FLATS :)

Just a thought, not sure what you're currently using, but I was always able to get much better poo-containment with prefolds. That's just me and my limited folding skills though.
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Just a thought, not sure what you're currently using, but I was always able to get much better poo-containment with prefolds. That's just me and my limited folding skills though.
We have some prefolds. I just want something a little more trim
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I just wanted to add that the Diper Rite Larges wash up into more of a rectangle, and the GMD's are supposed to wash up into more of a square, so you can take that into consideration when you are deciding what to get.
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