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I think I have finally decided on doing a prefold with wrap style covers. I will probably get some all in ones or some pockets too for outings or traveling. So how far in advance to you start getting your diaper stash together? I am only 25 weeks so I am assuming I have plenty of time right?
 

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If you think that's early... lol.<br><br>
We're 2 years out from TTC and I'm already piecing a small stash together.
 

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Yeah, you should have plenty of time but don't procrastinate until the last minute. I planed on getting diapers at 36 weeks with DD, well she had different plans and was born right at 36 weeks. I had to use disposables for 2 days. She had a horrible reaction to them and I ended up using the 3 diapers that I had made at home until I got what I needed a few days later... talk about a pain and a lot of washing, I wish I knew about using receiving blankets as flats! This time I will be ready (everything washed) at 35 weeks.
 

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Just keep in mind that some places have a certain amount of time that you can return defective diapers in. I learned that the hard way (I had a good part of my stash by 20ish weeks <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">)
 

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Yes - start looking for sales now. It's nice to have stuff by like 36 wks in case baby comes early...though I was still finalizing our nb stash the week ds2 was born... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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holy crap I just realized I will be full term in 12 weeks - YIKES! I guess it is time to make some decisions about my stash!<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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In addition to having time to watch for sales, also keep in mind that you'll need some time to prep the prefolds (they'll need to be washed at least a few times before you use them...even more if you're going with unbleached). I felt like I was doing a TON of laundry during my third trimester, as I bought prefolds in a couple of different batches, and I had lots of hand-me-down clothes and new clothes to wash (plus crib sheets & other random fabric items).
 
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