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Forum: Diapering   05-18-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By amautik
With the bad prefolds, do the hottest, longest,...

With the bad prefolds, do the hottest, longest, most heavy-duty wash you can do, with bleach.  There's bacteria in there causing the ammonia.
 
You might need to do something similar to your...
Forum: Diapering   04-26-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By amautik
I like Blueberry pockets, though I would go with...

I like Blueberry pockets, though I would go with the bamboo insert rather than the microfibre. 
 
I also like Thirsties covers for prefolds, so if their pockets/AIOs are anything like the covers,...
Forum: Diapering   04-26-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By amautik
No suggestions, just commiseration.  DD is also...

No suggestions, just commiseration.  DD is also going through this phase.  Poor DH has a harder time with her than I do, and he's started cursing prefolds (whereas before he was singing their...
Forum: Diapering   04-26-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By amautik
DD was 8 lbs 2 oz when she was born, but was...

DD was 8 lbs 2 oz when she was born, but was probably nearly a pound lighter when she came home from the hospital and started with cloth.  Honestly, I didn't have any newborn sized diapers.  I had...
Forum: Diapering   04-26-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By amautik
Glad to hear it all went well!  I mean, the way...

Glad to hear it all went well!  I mean, the way I was looking at it, they only get washed once a week with the diaper service anyway, so it wasn't a change in routine on that end...just done in a...
Forum: Diapering   04-13-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By amautik
You might want to try the Tide on your diapers. ...

You might want to try the Tide on your diapers.  I know a lot of people say that that's what works best for them.  I also agree with Cristeen that you can divide the detergent between the two...
Forum: Diapering   04-13-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By amautik
I have an HE top-loader too.  :)   Your...

I have an HE top-loader too.  :)
 
Your diapers probably just aren't clean enough, hence the underlying scent of poop. 
 
My first thought is that the cold wash probably isn't doing much.  It...
Forum: Diapering   04-12-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By amautik
What about Swaddlebees? ...

What about Swaddlebees?  http://www.swaddlebees.com/Products/All-in-One-Diapers/Snap-AIO-Cloth-Diapers_10
 
It has snaps, but I think it might fulfill your other criteria.  Haven't used it though,...
Forum: Diapering   04-10-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By amautik
I like Blueberry, though they are pretty...

I like Blueberry, though they are pretty expensive.  I know a lot of people like Kawaii (http://www.theluvyourbaby.com/) and they have minky, and are very reasonably priced.  (Made in China though,...
Forum: Diapering   04-10-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By amautik
Maybe your DS had strong urine?  I haven't had...

Maybe your DS had strong urine?  I haven't had that problem with DD unless she got a lot of pee on the cover.  If it was just touching a wet diaper, that was okay, but if somehow she managed to pee...
Forum: Diapering   04-09-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By amautik
I've been on a roadtrip with DD for four days,...

I've been on a roadtrip with DD for four days, and as much as I hated to do it, I bought disposables.  However, I wasn't using a diaper service, and since I was already visiting my parents when my...
Forum: Diapering   04-03-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By amautik
http://www.clothdiapertrader.com is my favourite...

http://www.clothdiapertrader.com is my favourite place to buy used diapers, and there are a lot of Canadians on it!
 
There's also the mothering.com trading post too.
Forum: Diapering   04-03-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By amautik
I agree with some previous posters that in...

I agree with some previous posters that in apartments, it is generally acceptable to move someone's laundry if necessary.  If there's another washer or dryer available, then it's rude, but if it's...
Forum: Diapering   03-20-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By amautik
I, too, have a baby that's smaller than the size...

I, too, have a baby that's smaller than the size guide, but is pretty much out of the "one-size" diapers.  It's frustrating because it means I have to do more diaper shopping!  (Okay, I love diaper...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-20-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,543
Posted By amautik
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by azhie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Diapering   02-12-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By amautik
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by lavatea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1344821/initial-thoughts-on-cloth#post_16871415)

I'm new to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-06-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By amautik
Ooh, I love that PBS is making Mr. Rogers...

Ooh, I love that PBS is making Mr. Rogers available online.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by Blanca78 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-03-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 2,351
Posted By amautik
I was 26.  I was hoping to be finished by the...

I was 26.  I was hoping to be finished by the time I am 30, but it looks unlikely now.  DD's birth was bad and ended in a c-section.  The doctor said he tore my uterus a lot and wouldn't recommend a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-28-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By amautik
Hymanroth, good to know about the socks.  I have...

Hymanroth, good to know about the socks.  I have Baby Undersocks for DD (it's cold here anyway, so it's nice to have another layer, but once summer comes, I'll have to find another solution) because...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-27-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By amautik
  Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by tank http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1343184/tv-and-early-learning-link-to-video-inside#post_16848293)
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Forum: Diapering   01-26-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By amautik
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lifeguard http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1339265/newborn-poop-regulalry-gets-on-covers#post_16793319)

I...
Forum: Diapering   01-26-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By amautik
Depending on your wash routine, you may also not...

Depending on your wash routine, you may also not be using enough detergent.  Remember, you are washing waste from diapers, so it does require a bit of cleaning power.  Sometimes little ones also get...
Forum: Diapering   01-26-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By amautik
I have a few fitted diapers that are pretty much...

I have a few fitted diapers that are pretty much useless too.  We got them second-hand (I wouldn't be surprised if they were third- or fourth-hand) from somebody who gave us a big garbage bag of...
Forum: Diapering   01-26-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By amautik
I'm a big fan of Bummis.  We trifold prefolds...

I'm a big fan of Bummis.  We trifold prefolds and lay them in the cover.  Easy peasy. 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-25-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By amautik
haha!  I love finding things randomly!

haha!  I love finding things randomly!
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