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I feel like I am doing this night thing all wrong.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment"> I change my 2 week old dd like 3x/night. Do you get up to change your newborn? I am using kissaluvs size 0 w/a fleece topped doubler and she leaks after like 3-4 hours. I tried a wahm wool cover last night and her pjs were wet. I am waiting for my aristocrats to arrive. But will they leak too? What do I do now? She is 7lbs as of last Mon. (we have a weigh in this afternoon).<br>
Thanks for your help!<br>
Jen
 

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You need a more absorbant diaper. Any cover- wool, pul ect - is only as good as the diaper underneath. Kissaluvs are not the mostabsorbant diaper out there. I love them for newborn but I wouldn't use them at night.
 

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I only started cloth a month ago and my baby is 8 months old. I just wanted to let you know that even disposables leak on very young newborns so I don't think you're doing anything wrong. I had to change my babe's pj's and bedding almost twice a night for about the first 6 weeks! Maybe you need to use a doubler?
 

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I have to change dd at least once each feeding. . . Except when we do what a pp said and use a very absorbent dipe (like our Dream-Eze from mtdiaperstore.com). At first that meant every 1.5-2 hours. . .
 

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All of my babies pooped about 12X a day at that age so I was changing them constantly! Diaper absorbancy overnight was never an issue before 3mo or so when the pooping slowed down, and none of them were still in "newborn" sized diapers at that point.
 

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Maybe you could try a thicket diaper? I didn't find kissaluvs absorbant enough after the first week at all, even with a doubler. You might want to go with a hemp diaper, or thicker terry cloth, I had really good luck with the mother ease xs sandies with a doubler for nights. and I second the pp who mentioned that even disposables leak at night they did for my newborn, and they do for my toddler
 

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I definitely had to change at least once at night in the first month or two for all my babies. If your having leaks even with changing, try adding an extra doubler or a washcloth.<br><br>
Forget pajama bottoms or onesies! They will encourage wicking and make changing harder. If you co-sleep, you can just have the baby in a t-shirt and diaper for bed. Your body heat will keep her plenty warm enough.
 
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