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Old 02-27-2012, 12:42 PM   #21
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Neat fold or kite fold or diaper bag fold, with jelly rolled legs, and the back waist rolled in a little bit, is fantastic for poo containment

I would definitely get larges for folding into a shape on your baby. The more fabric you have to work with, the better, imo. I think GMD larges are the biggest ones out there, there was a flats size comparison thread awhile back.

GMD also makes affordable cotton doublers made from the prefold fabric, or you could get preemie prefolds to use as doublers. You will likely need some doublers for extra absorbency for longer stretches, naps etc especially with the neat fold. The diaper bag fold might be enough layers up front that you could go without a doubler, it doesn't have much absorbency for poop in the back though.

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Old 02-27-2012, 12:46 PM   #22
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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.
Is a square more favorable for folding? or it really doesn't matter?
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:56 PM   #23
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Is a square more favorable for folding? or it really doesn't matter?
Depends on your fold. For example the kite fold is helpful to have a perfect square and so is the neat fold and the Jo fold IMO. I like rectangle for padfolding because then you can adjust the length of the padfold. When ever I do a wrap on fold I just fold down one end to make a square before I start the fold.

But if I was going to get flats for mostly folding on to the baby I would get squares.
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:04 PM   #24
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Depends on your fold. For example the kite fold is helpful to have a perfect square and so is the neat fold and the Jo fold IMO. I like rectangle for padfolding because then you can adjust the length of the padfold. When ever I do a wrap on fold I just fold down one end to make a square before I start the fold.

But if I was going to get flats for mostly folding on to the baby I would get squares.
OH decisions decisions!
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So DR or GMD flats?
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I think GMD larges would be good for what you need. But I think the DR's are cheaper and they would work too.
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I think GMD larges would be good for what you need. But I think the DR's are cheaper and they would work too.
Thanks-do you have a favorite diaper site to buy from?
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Well besides the GMD you can only get those at one site
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Thanks-do you have a favorite diaper site to buy from?
I have always bought my Diaper Rites from Diaper Junction. But I have had really good experiences with Sweetangel diapers. If I was going to get more DR flats I would get them from her. She has a 10% off discount code, free shipping with a heavy item surcharge but even with that surcharge it is cheaper for me to get them from her than it is from Diaper Junction as Diaper Junction charges 10 bucks shipping for me.

http://sweetangeldiapers.com/item_62...at-Diapers.htm
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I have always bought my Diaper Rites from Diaper Junction. But I have had really good experiences with Sweetangel diapers. If I was going to get more DR flats I would get them from her. She has a 10% off discount code, free shipping with a heavy item surcharge but even with that surcharge it is cheaper for me to get them from her than it is from Diaper Junction as Diaper Junction charges 10 bucks shipping for me.

http://sweetangeldiapers.com/item_62...at-Diapers.htm
Where do I find the 10% off code?
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