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Old 01-11-2013, 12:39 AM   #1
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Most absorbent insert?

I need help...my son is completely outpeeing everything. I thought it was a problem with PUL...Now I think it's a problem with absorbtion.

What do you find is the MOST absorbent insert for medium sized pockets? What material? What brand specifically? Lowest cost? HELP! I know there may be a lot of different opinions...but I'll go with the one that comes up the most..I need an immediate change before I pull my hair out about the leaks!

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Old 01-11-2013, 12:58 AM   #2
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What have you used?
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Old 01-11-2013, 02:00 AM   #3
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i know everybody hates microfiber (for some reason?) but it's incredibly absorbant, although i haven't tried Zorb and it's supposed to be amazing. microfiber is super absorbant, flexible, and thin enough that you could stuff 2 (maybe even 3?) into a pocket
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:43 AM   #4
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I like cotton flats pad folded in pockets. It's really absorbent and there are no compression leaks like with microfiber and zorb
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Cotton or bamboo flats or trifolded prefolds. All super simple and inexpensive options that wash up so easily.
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Or you could just add a Hemp Babies doubler behind whatever you are using now.
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Re: Most absorbent insert?

I am using microfiber in most. It's just saturated by my son. Also the AIO minky that comes with tots bots, extra saturated. One microfiber isn't cutting it...these are the thick Kawaii ones too. I can't stuff two in there...way too thick, so it makes gaps at the legs.

Are cotton flats that absorbent? What about the towel sack flats...I know those come CHEAP!
Maybe I'll look into the hemp doublers...
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If he is a heavy wetter, you'll probably have better luck getting good quality flats (green mountain diapers comes to mind first) rather than flour sack towels, absorbency wise.
You can also pick up some of the Imagine bamboo flats or prefolds to try as well. Bamboo is really absorbent.
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Imagine bamboo flats! i feel like a flats addict lately...oh wait, i am any bamboo insert would prob be great too!
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I vote imagine bamboo flats with they're doublers for an extra boost if needed. That way it'll be trim and absorbent!
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