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#1 of 7 Old 04-14-2004, 02:09 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm a bit annoyed w/my dh. He refuses to diaper dd w/anything but a snappied toddler prefold. The problem with this is that:

A) snappied prefolds don't quite cover dd's wetzone properly, not good for wool use on on the go when he feeds dd tons of liquids and doesn't check her diaper until her jeans feel wet.

B) He doesn't fold the prefolds tight enough to fit under our most reliable wool covers (slightly felted L SP wool flannel) and his folds droop horribly under wool pants/shorts.

Anyone have any insights? I'm thinking about buying him a few packs of dappi nylon pants for him to use on the go....
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Snappi'd fitteds? My dh is starting to warm up to these quite nicely. We were previously a 100% snappi'd prefold family.

Do you mean pull-on style dappi nylon pants? I think those would work as long as she's wearing pants. Prefolds under pull-ons droop for ME. They fall apart for DH. The only exception is if he's wearing pants or maybe a snap-crotch shirt. If she's wearing a dress that day, fuhgedaboutit.

Can you get him to trifold or does this not work with the type of cover he's using?

Let's give him LOTS of points for changing diapers.

Excuse me if this is disjointed. I took some allergy medication. Par-tay! I feel drunk.
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My DH is the same. The snappi'd prefolds he puts on DS are always falling off. I keep showing him a better way to put them on, but he continues with his system. I figure it is better than nothing!
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My DH hates CPF..... but when that is all we used he used them..he begged me to get some snapping diapers..... hence the LHC addiction...... he is much happier now that we have snapping diaper........ see if he would use a snappi fitted or a few fitteds
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Yeah, I can't get my DH near a snappi! I'm pretty impressed with yours, even if his technique isn't perfect
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Oh please, 5 minutes after my dh puts of a prefold in a wrap it's falling off around his knees. : This is why we switched to pockets. Any idiot can do velcro :LOL .
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Ya know I think that he thinks that fitteds are for sissys. God forbid he should be seen in a public changing room putting dd in a diaper that has ruffles or pink fairies on it.

I'll have to consider the snappi fitted idea, these might be just the thing.

Are these absorbant enough for a long car ride under a wool cover? Would they fit under a lightly felted fits like a glove L SP wool flannel cover?
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