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#31 of 36 Old 04-14-2008, 10:10 AM
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I got into CDing late in the game -- I've only been doing it for nine months or so, working on figuring out what I like and what does and doesn't work for us. I'm lucky to have found a bunch of local moms who have tons of experience. I'm looking forward to itty bitty newborn diapers!
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I CD'd ds2 from birth until about two weeks ago when all-day sickness just got the better of me. I'm hoping when I'm out of the first trimester, we can go back. (In a dream world, he'll start using the potty, but I'm not holding my breath. )

With him, I used pre-folds and Bummis or handknit soakers for the earliest days. I'll probably use the same this time. Then I started using FBs when he got bigger. My whole stash is FBs.
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Are wool covers knitted or are they made out of wool fabric? I am busy making a bunch of fitted diapers for my son and finding it difficult to keep his clothes dry with fleece covers. I'm going to make some PUL covers but I jsut want to try everything befor the baby arrives in Dec so that I have enough made for the baby as well.
I make and sell knit and crochet wool covers. You can also buy wool interlock which is soft and a lot of people cut up old wool sweaters and turn them into covers too! PM me if you want more info!
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I'm planning on it... but as this is my first I don't know where to start. In fact I'm so dense on the lingo, I can't even understand this thread!! I guess I have 7 1/2 months to figure it out!!

New mommy 12/12/08.  Living and working in the Pacific Northwest. 
Currently growing number two!
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I CDed/ECed my last two. I'm sure we will EC to some extent but I have no clue about cloth (did I mention I'm feeling very uncrunchy right now. The thought of all that extra laundry is making me cringe. Of course I'm so tired right now I can barely move I do have a HUGE bin in my basement of all prefolds, joey/ducky bunz, and random other stuffers. So all I really need is a few covers.........
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I have to say that laundry is my least favorite thing to do around here. And we live with a laundry mountain most of the time. I just cannot get out from under it. Diaper laundry, however, is my favorite. So easy. We use mostly prefolds and bummis covers. I have a few fuzzibunz. I put them all in a pail. I don't rinse or shake (unless there's a completely solid poop that will just fall off). Then, I empty the pail into the washer, run a rinse/spin cycle. Then wash on a hot/cold cycle with a tad of detergent. Then throw in the dryer. I have a wicker basket for diapers and one for covers on the changing table. I usually just throw diapers in their basket and covers in theirs. If I'm in the mood, I fold them and stack nicely, if not, I don't. And you can't tell just looking at the changing table. I love how easy it is.
In the newborn stage, we have some kissaluvs size 0, which I like a lot. I also have some re'uzm all-in-ones and some newborn prefolds. After that we have infant prefolds and small bummis, with a few fuzzibunz. I would like more fuzzibunz for the diaper bag, as I really prefer these when out and about, but it's just cause they're a bit more compact. Bummis are really the only covers I like. I think I have some NB proraps and maybe even some wool I'll be looking to part with at some point.

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