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#91 of 93 Old 01-18-2005, 10:10 PM
 
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Anyone else? They are great for coverless days but I just don't get it. Yes, they are cute, yes there are MANY kinds but once you use a cover why?
You end up covering up the cute prints/colors anyway. Then once I put a cover on it is pretty bulky for my active 20 month old. The thing that gets me is the bulk of the 2 closures. 2 sets of snaps on a hip cannot feel good. Or aplix and aplix....you know what I mean. Am I alone? Or the only one brave enough to say it :LOL
I use fitteds but they are boring white ones. They are much bulkier than prefolds but easier to put on a squirming baby.

Pull up covers and ME OS are both very trim and you don't get that double layer thing going on.

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I LOVE my fitteds!!!! I use fitteds and wool pull on soakers/longies or gerber pull ons, I also love the cute prints :!!!

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You ladies are KILLIN me! I'm in the process of switching my stash of pockets to fitteds/covers because of a gross, nasty, mildew thing in the lining of the pockets when I waited three days to do the wash- just started back to work part time, and because of not using them during the day and my total exhaustion, just didn't wash. I just thought/think the seperate dipe and cover combo will be healthier for our situation right now. (I wash every two days now, still- I'm not up for that again)

I need to like my fitteds... I must like the fitteds!! I have avoided CPFs and snappis because when I tried it briefly, it didn't go well... the babe twists and turns and in general, goes nutso during changes and I can't get the prefold on so it stays in place. I am working on a Bummi SWW too, so maybe that will help.

I didn't know others avoided snappis with wool. I learn so much from you all!
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