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Old 08-05-2008, 02:56 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm planning to supplement my newborn stash with prefolds and have two questions:

#1 What's the difference between the CPFs that cost like $1 and the fancier pfolds that cost like $6 or &7? Does it matter for an infant?

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#2 What covers do you recommend for laying pfolds in? I was planning to use the Thirsties with my fitteds, and maybe a couple of Blueberry minkies (for photo ops, of course!).
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well i have ever seen a pf that costs 6 or $7 unless it was embellished in some way? i prefer indian pfs over chinese, i had a few cpfs when dd was an infant and they didnt seem as absorbant as ipfs. these are the ones we use.

http://maineclothdiapercompany.com/c...7/prevstart/0/

we have also always used thirsties for pfs (have never used fitteds) and they work great and last forever.

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The CD store in our town (BeBop Baby shop in Vermont) sells both the $2 Indian prefolds and the $7 Bamboo Velour prefolds.

I think it is texture -- the bamboo are fancier -- but I don't know because I'm too cheap to buy those.

 

 

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Yeah exactly. The bamboo ones or hemp and bamboo cost like 7 bucks each. I want to buy a few. I have some bamboo mama cloth that is so soft. As far as covers, I almost always secure prefolds with a snappi but I have folded and laid a prefold in thirsties no problem.

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ahhh....bamboo and velour.....in my mind i was thinking - holy crap, $7 for a piece of white/brown cotton???

heehee

i got my friend a couple hemp babies little weeds tri folders for her new baby....i dont think they were that expensive...but i dont remember

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