Wow I've been missing out on my favorite topic since I've been away! I love cloth diapering and loved doing it with DS. We didn't start until he was 5 months though so I'm super excited to start with a newborn this time around. I actually started buying newborn diapers right before we were TTC and then of course it took us a year. So I have a nice stash going :)
For those who are unsure about spending the money on the newborn diapers, there are some newborn rental packages which typically include KL0's and covers. I know Sunshine Diapers does one and there are some other companies out there as well. Also, remember you can sell your newborn diapers for almost what you paid for them! So it doesn't end up being as much of an investment as you think.
AFM, here is what I have so far for this little one. Almost 40 newborn diapers but I plan on washing every other day but sometimes it takes me a whole day to wash since I forget stuff is in the washer and I have to do a couple of cycles since our washer is funny. I'm not planning on doing a lot of wool until 1-2 months have passed and there are less poops just so it's easier but I loved wool with DS. I tried just about every diaper out there for DS so I'm confident about the prefold and fitted route while she's a newborn - with a few AIOs to make it easier for certain times.
6 XS BG Bamboo
3 NB B4s
3 NB Nanipoos
2 NB Mutts
3 XS Thirsties
3 NB Swaddlebees (old style)
2 XS Sbish bamboo fleece fitteds
3 NB Goodmamas
2 S Sbish bamboo fleece fitteds
Total: 24 newborn fitteds, 2 small fitteds
2 Size 1 Thirsties Duos
1 Preemie IV Cover (fits like nb)
1 NB Prorap
2 NB Bummis Super Brite
1 NB Bummis Super Whisper Wrap snap
1 NB IV Wool Cover (fits like small)
2 NB IV Cover (fits like small)
1 Baby Beehinds wool wrap cover S
Total: 7 newborn covers, 4 small covers
12 GMD Oranges
18 GMD Yellows
12 preemie prefolds
1 newborn size knit longies, hat, booties (won from raffle)
1 xs Sbish knit soaker charcoal
2 Extra Small BG AIOs
2 Lil Joey's AIOs
I'm all set on accessories like snappis, wet bags, liners, etc. I will probably get some more wool covers in size small but that can wait. Also, when the baby can fit into size small, we also have the BG OS pockets, BGEs, and OS fitteds from DS that she can use so I'm not as concerned with diapers once she hits 10-12 pounds.
DS was exactly 7 pounds at 40 weeks so I imagine she'll be about the same size.