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#1 of 4 Old 07-14-2003, 05:01 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Okay, I think I messed up.

I started cding when dd#1 was 12 months. I used 3 doz ME one-size.

Last year I was pg and purchased 12 small Sandy's to prepare for the babe (thinking they would bridge me until the OS fit better). I ended up losing that pg.

Being pg again and due shortly, I purchased 3 doz more CPF in small (green trim?) thinking the OS and the Sandy's still look kinda big and bulky. Well, I washed them twice and they look too big too! I guess I should have got infant (newborn?) size, but I've heard so many people say that they didn't use them long enough to justify the expense.

So now I am afraid this poor babe will have a HUGE diaper butt, but I *can't* buy anymore dipes.

Someone please tell me everything is going to work out, that the CPF's will be okay....
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I didn't buy a newborn system because frankly I couldn't afford one. I started using the green stitched cpf's when my son was about 4 weeks (8 lbs 7 oz at that time) I have to say the cpf's were pretty big on him but I played around and ended up using the bikini twist and it wasn't as bulky as some of the others. The bikine twist isn't great for holding poo in JMHO
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Well, you haven't been here long enough to trade them on the trading post, but there are other places you could list a dozen of your infant prefolds for a trade of a dozen preemie sized ones...
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i started using the green stitch ones when ella was 4 wks. and they were fine. Before that i used the preemie prefolds and those are not expensive at all. Not to mention they can be used for so many other things--i still used them to wipe up puke, stuff in a cover, swifer the floor, shove inside my shirt to keep breastmilk from getting everywhere.
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