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Forum: Diapering   04-20-2013, 06:08 PM
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Posted By amyjoyce79
A few things to consider.   One size wool...

A few things to consider.
 
One size wool wraps can be hard to adjust down in size if the wool is stretchy, as most wool used for diaper covers usually will be.  I've had much better luck just...
Forum: Diapering   03-23-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By amyjoyce79
I also find cloth wipes more convenient.  I keep...

I also find cloth wipes more convenient.  I keep stacks of them everywhere I change diapers and just use my squirt bottle or run them under the faucet, then throw in bag with dirty diaper.
Forum: Diapering   03-10-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By amyjoyce79
Night time diapering can be tough and it seems...

Night time diapering can be tough and it seems like once we figure it out, baby changes and we need to adapt again!  We moved to fitteds and wool for overnight at about 6 months, and I can't imagine...
Forum: Diapering   03-09-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By amyjoyce79
Flannel isn't very snappi friendly.  You can do...

Flannel isn't very snappi friendly.  You can do it, but the teeth don't hold well. This is because the weave is too tight in the fabric for the teeth to get between.  Prefolds are traditionally made...
Forum: Diapering   12-15-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By amyjoyce79
We also love kiwi pie bamboo fitteds for night...

We also love kiwi pie bamboo fitteds for night time and we use them with wool covers and add a fleece liner inside for a stay dry layer.  We also have some Sustainablebabyish snappless fitteds and...
Forum: Diapering   12-08-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By amyjoyce79
For newborn covers, I would also recommend the...

For newborn covers, I would also recommend the Bummis covers in the smallest size.  The Super Brights go smaller than the Super Whisper Wraps.  The main other difference between the two is that the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-30-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By amyjoyce79
Another use for odd scraps that aren't large...

Another use for odd scraps that aren't large enough to use for anything else is to use them to stuff homemade toys!  Bears, dolls, etc...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-30-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By amyjoyce79
Looks like it's been a few months.  Is this...

Looks like it's been a few months.  Is this still a possibility?
Forum: Diapering   10-20-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By amyjoyce79
It's a great idea to try out a few different...

It's a great idea to try out a few different diapers to see what you like.  There are a lot of different styles and you may find that it's a little annoying to stuff fuzzibunz (they work well, but...
Forum: Diapering   10-11-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,607
Posted By amyjoyce79
We love fitteds and wool, especially for night...

We love fitteds and wool, especially for night time!  Kiwi Pie fitted bamboo diapers are great for absorbency, but still fairly trim.  They are also very stretchy, so they fit well.  I also love my...
Forum: Diapering   10-08-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By amyjoyce79
I got a few Baby City diapers about 6 months...

I got a few Baby City diapers about 6 months ago, so they may have improved.  But, the ones that I have are very poor PUL that delaminated on many of them after a couple washes, the snaps were very...
Forum: Diapering   10-07-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By amyjoyce79
I've found that a large prefold or receiving...

I've found that a large prefold or receiving blanket stuffed in my shirt at night does a great job soaking up those milk puddles http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Diapering   10-07-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By amyjoyce79
We use fitteds and wool covers at night and...

We use fitteds and wool covers at night and wouldn't be able to get by without them!  Before I got some heavy bamboo fitteds, I would use a prefold with a flat diaper over it to hold it in place.  I...
Forum: Diapering   10-07-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By amyjoyce79
Oh, yeah, that's a fun stage.  We finally got...

Oh, yeah, that's a fun stage.  We finally got one then too.  I found one on eBay, an American seller, for about $22.  Works great and I'll never go back!
Forum: Diapering   10-07-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By amyjoyce79
For newborn we liked the Bummis Super Bright...

For newborn we liked the Bummis Super Bright (they had the dip in the front for the belly button) and Super Whisper Wraps with the tiny little premie size Bummis prefolds.  Those little prefolds...
Forum: Diapering   10-07-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By amyjoyce79
We also use Charlie's and it works great, but...

We also use Charlie's and it works great, but this could be because we have very soft water.  Have you actually tested the water you are using to see how soft it's getting from your softener?  It...
Forum: Diapering   10-07-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By amyjoyce79
I've had a bit of experience with the cheaper...

I've had a bit of experience with the cheaper Chinese diapers before I finally built up my stash of American WAHM diapers that are my go to diapers for day time and naps (use fitteds and wool for...
Forum: Diapering   09-08-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By amyjoyce79
Oh, and if you are having issues with diaper...

Oh, and if you are having issues with diaper rash, I should warn you about cloth safe diaper creams.  http://www.pinstripesandpolkadots.com/diaperrashcreams.htm can tell you what is safe for your...
Forum: Diapering   09-08-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By amyjoyce79
It will be OK.  Sounds like you need a few hugs...

It will be OK.  Sounds like you need a few hugs right now http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug2.gif
 
I remember those days and when I got the hang of side laying nursing it really helped...
Forum: Diapering   09-08-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By amyjoyce79
I also cut up a flannel sheet and used a wide...

I also cut up a flannel sheet and used a wide zigzag for wipes and it works great!  I keep them dry on the changing table and keep a spray bottle of water for wetting them as needed.  Another option...
Forum: Diapering   06-09-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By amyjoyce79
You could also get some custom made WAHM...

You could also get some custom made WAHM diapers.  Our favorite is Three Monkeys. She has very reasonable prices, well made diapers,  and if you buy 5 at $16, you get the 6th one free (or buy 10 get...
Forum: Craft Workshops   06-06-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By amyjoyce79
My odd little creation.  Just wanted to share,...

My odd little creation.  Just wanted to share, if anyone is interested.  Hope it's helpful! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/eyesroll.gif
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Forum: Diapering   05-05-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By amyjoyce79
We tried many of different pockets before...

We tried many of different pockets before finally settling on Three Monkeys for our stash.  It's a WAHM who custom makes a very well put together One Size at a reasonable price.  They are cute, but...
Forum: Diapering   04-21-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By amyjoyce79
I'm having the same prob with DS (7 1/2 months)!...

I'm having the same prob with DS (7 1/2 months)!  It seems like it's just part of becoming more mobile.  He wants to crawl and explore instead of staying still while he gets a diaper change.  I'm...
Forum: Diapering   02-25-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By amyjoyce79
We use a variety of diapers with our with our...

We use a variety of diapers with our with our little guy, including prefolds, flats, fitteds, pockets, All-In-Ones and wool.  It's a little crazy, but I've learned what works for us.  I also I'm not...
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