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I was just wondering if anyone had an opinion on HH? I am finally making the switch to cloth after a year of utter conviction!!! I am so excited and can't wait to start buying! I have looked into several brands and I'm very attracted to HH.A mom from my playgroup uses them and they seem fantastic. Any advice?<br><br>
While I'm making the switch I'm bringing 2 of my friends with me! One 1st time mom due in Feb and A mom of 2 who's due for #3 in April.I thought that would be appreciated here<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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They didn't work for us, but I think that was because I had the wrong size. Claire is usually in a large, but I think a medium HH would have fit her a lot better.<br><br>
Besides not working on fit, everything else was fantastic!
 

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My dd is super petite and they didn't fit her right. I tried stripping them and crossing over the tabs and they still leaked. There was always a slight gap at her thigh where the leaking was. Like the previous poster, perhaps I should have tried a SM instead of a M.<br><br>
They are great diapers and SO cute!! I'd definetly say to give them a try and see if they work for your lil one.
 

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I tried my first HHs recently and its the only aplix/velcro diaper that doesnt bother Benjamin! Im very pleased with them!! No leaks, very soft and easy. The Stuffin is great too. Their solid colors work a bit better than their prints imho. I use the prints during the day and the solid at night.<br><br>
With any new cloth diapering experience I really think its best to try a few different things out. You dont want to buy two dozen and find out you dont care for them but you really should get one or two to see! Personally, I prefer the nice easy pocket style diapers <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"><br><br>
Have fun and good luck!!!
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greet.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greet"> (to a fellow CT mama) <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
I agree with the previous posters. My dd is tiny (no chub on that baby, LOL) and we had a lot of wicking with our HHs despite adding cross-over tabs, etc. I gave them to a friend & they work GREAT for her on her chunky babe! I think they're great, just work better on the chubby ones <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br>
HTH<br>
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My boy is not chubby at all though <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/confused.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Confused">: As a matter of fact he is 15 months old and still has not hit 20 pounds. He is off the charts for small. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/mecry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="crying"><br><br>
I really love the HHs. His medium Fuzzi Bunz will be getting small soon so Ill be replacing them with more Happy Heinys.
 

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Happy Heinys fit my petite dd well also. She's barely 16lbs at 9 months. Although she does have some beefy thighs on her for how small she is :LOL I love HH's for many reasons; They're readily available, reliable, cute, trim, and have held up well for many months of use! I even dry mine in the dryer! I highly recommend them!
 

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I'd say try several styles first. I had to try diff sizes to get the right fit.<br>
some kids will pull velcro dipes off so that is something to consider.<br>
We do like the Happy Heinys (L) and have a dozen in prints and solids. They fit well on my DD- a 31 lb. chunky legged tall toddler. I've had a few leaks when they were just overwhelmed but overall they are working fine. I esp like that I can tailor the absorbency to her wetting pattern (which of course I was completely unaware of before cd, she's a front wetter, who knew?) She always wears a super stuffed HH overnite. We didn't CD until 18 mo so I don't know how they'd do with early BF poops.<br>
My only problem with the HH is the elastic on the back can make a mark if you don't remember to pull the fleece up between baby and the dipe.<br><br>
We also have had good luck with Bumkins (XL) which are very convenient.<br>
She has a few "special" dipes, a custom Honeyboy, Lukes Drawers tie dye and a print.<br>
enjoy!
 

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I really like mine. There will never be ONE diaper that works for every child, so it's a lot of trial and error.<br><br>
And welcome to CDs!
 

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ITA that there will never be one diaper that works for every child. My ds is a chunky thighed boy, and the HH work so well for him, he is tall too and the rise is wonderful for him, so much better than the fuzzi bunz. I just keep hoping the new baby will fit into these as well, as they are my favorite diaper, I use them almost exclusively now and love it <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I love my HH dipes! DD is a very tiny 25lb two and half year old, fits in medium HH with no leaks unless they need stripping.<br>
If I could afford it, I would switch to exclusively using these diapers, but right now, they are just for outings and when someone else might be changing her.<br>
The HH stuffing isn't quite absorbent enough for my little super-soaker, though. She saves up her pee and lets go all at once! I usually use a trifolded infant cpf with a hemp doubler inside my HH pocket diapers.
 

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They dont work for us. They are very cute though. Even though it wicks I still love my black Hawaiian HH cause its the cutest diaper in the world! Love that print! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> the 2 Happy Heiney's we have. I agree that you'd want to try different ones out to see what works on your baby, but here's another pleased HH user. If I had a windfall of money, I'd buy a dozen more. Or two dozen. OK. Three dozen, tops.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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they are our favorites around here. i think they do run large though. my now 27 lb (just had a growth spurt finally) 2 year old fits great in a medium. i took it off him once and the inside was SOAKED but there was no leaking. my little 12 lb 2 month old fits in the smalls with room to grow still (and she was out of the small FB at just a few weeks because of the thighs). the only problems i have with them is the back elastic and the aplix of the front bothers little dd when she is "sitting" up because it isn't very flexible...but overall, we love them.<br><br>
the solids are much more reliable though so that is all we use....the prints are adorable though.<br><br>
HTH
 

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he is a big fellow though and needs the xlarge. They work great and never had a leak once. We use two joeybunz inside them for night use. Zeke likes them also because he can take them off himself as well as get them back on after his midnight bathroom walk. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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