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Hi,<br><br>
I wanted to get everyone's opinions on the Bumkins AIO's cloth diapers. Do you think this is a good choice for AIO's and is it worth the price? I am trying to add some AIO's to my diaper stash and I wanted to get some advice and opinions on this certain brand before I purchased them.<br><br>
Thanks for your input.<br><br>
Kristy<br>
SAHM to Rebecca (13) and David (2)
 

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They're okay, not the most absorbent because they are flannel, which isn't the most absobent material. I personally would spend my money on something more absorbent.
 

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They're really great daycare diapers unless your baby is an extremely heavy wetter. They're pretty expensive full price but easy to find used.
 

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Thank you for your input. Those are important things to know about the absorbancy factor. I will have to keep researching and seeing what will work out best for my son. Thanks again for your replies.<br><br>
Kristy<br>
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I found mine often leaked after only an hour, where as the prefolds could get her through 3 hours in a pinch (such as at nighttime). Personally, I wouldn't get the Bumkins, but a different brand.<br><br>
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They were my "fun diaper" meaning if you had someone ask about cding, I would put my leopard bumkin on her and people thought that was cool. That ended my love story w bumkins. I love all their prints, but resale sucks because these diapers dont!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> They leak and take forever to dry.
 

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I only use AIOs when going out, but the Bumkins are my favorite.<br><br>
I have never had a problem with absorbancy or leaking. But you could easily add a doubler if you need extra absorbancy. The soaker is only attached at the back and the front so they dry very quickly. And they are trim fitting. I don't think they are the cutest ones out there, but of all the AIOs I've tried, the Bumkins work the best for me.
 

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I *love* Bumkins because the company (and creators) are based in Arizona. They have super-cute prints, and even the white ones are great because they're very trim and when people realize they're a cloth diaper and not a disposable, they're always interested ("THAT'S a cloth diaper??? I always thought cloth diapers were those big gauzy things and leaky plastic pants!")<br><br>
But I don't *like* Bumkins because the waterproofing wears off after a while and they start wicking, especially if your child is a heavy wetter. They're all flannel and have a flap-style soaker, which is trim and dries quickly, but isn't the most absorbent choice.<br><br>
If you do buy any, don't get them used. Purchased from someone else but never worn is ok, but used means they've worn the waterproofing off for you <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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I used these for a while and found that the velcro tabs had very sharp edges and would stick into my baby's poor legs and hurt him. I tried to trim off the edges, but it did not really work. After that I quit using them.<br><br>
That was my last experience with velcro. I won't be going back.
 
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