I loved flats. They dried way fast and were easy to clean. You can avoid that bow-legged experience to some extent with them.   I made wool soakers and just kinda tucked the folded up flat between his legs and then down so none stuck out. No fancy folds for us!   We did EC too, but it took a while for him to be dry. Once he was about 11 months, we just tucked a flat fold into some training pants undies as a backup when we went to other people's houses.   I found...