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I bought 3 used ones but they are the new style with the fabric laminated. The laminate is so much thicker than fuzzi bunz. They squeek when she moves! It just feels so yucky and thick. She is in size large (around 22-23 lbs) and they just look so big on her! The Fuzzi Bunz she is on the tightest setting but they fit nice and trim. With the Happy heinys she has ant butt, it you can picture what I mean, this big bulky thing sticking out the back. I have 1 apron strings that fits nice and trim too. I thought everyone like the happy heinys better?
 

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My son is 22-23 lbs too and the larges are waaaay to big, i know the ant butt thing. But the mediums are perfect. Very trim, no droopy butt. I am almost certain they will last beyond the 25lb limit. I think HH just kinda run big.
 

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...crinkle crinkle....:LOL<br><br>
Honestly, I really dig them, and it is only the laminated prints that are so uh crinkly, so far as I know. I have two solids (one that fits and one that is too small) and they are soft like regular pul is. I never got a good fit with fb's, plus I had repelling fleece and bunko bug prints to deal with, ugh. I liked the one apronstrings dipe I have, but it truly is too big so Ian doesn't use it. One thing I don't like about the HH's is that the front seems so danged long...Ian is 29 lbs and in larges and I swear I can wrap them around to his back when I go to fasten! I can deal with crinkle and thick laminate, though. To me, that is insurance that it is waterproof indeed and will work. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> You know, I bet at her size, she could still do with a medium. It would still squeak, but it might just fit better and eliminate the ant butt, and the solids would be softer too.<br><br>
I'm bummed they don't work for you like the others, though. It is a pita to hear something raved over and over and then get it and have it not work at all for you!
 

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Not every diaper works for every kid! My dd is tiny, so her HHs were too big in the leg & wicked for us. But I gave them to a friend w/a chunkier kid & they're great for them. I don't think this makes the product bad, just not right for everyone! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br>
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I have a new print one and in the back where the pocket is I have to make sure the fleece lining is pulled out a bit so the elastic part doesn't scratch her. Mine is really plasticy (is that a word?) On the other hand...I have never had a leak the few times I used it.
 

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I feel the exact same way. I dont like them at all. So I sold all of mine. Well except for the black Hawaiian. I had to keep that one for its cuteness value. :LOL
 

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I also just bought a brand new one to try out. I was so excited to get it. The stitches looked perfect and I couldn't wait to try it out on my son. Well...my he is 25lbs and so I bought a L, but it almost hangs down to his knees. And he is not a skinny boy. There is a lot of extra material. It is pretty poofy. Maybe a M would fit better, but now I don't have the money to keep buying different sizes to find one that fits. I really wanted it to work well for him. They look like such good diapers and I have heard so many good things about them.<br><br>
Also I haven't ever had a diaper that didn't have leg cassings, so is the fleece suppose to stick out around the legs? I try to turn it in, but the way it is sewn it always rolls out. Is this normal? Won't it cause wicking?
 

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Yes Zanymom, the fleece is supposed to stick out. Don't turn it in or then you'll get wicking.<br><br>
I have only one HH and it doesn't work well for me, but I think it's 'cos I have a skinny legged baby - I believe they work great on chunky monkeys! Let's not get too carried away hacking on one product...I think it's impossibe to get a dipe that suits every baby, and lots of people swear by HH's. Don't forget that behind every dipe is a WAHM who has worked her guts out to make a great pattern..I guess I'm just a soft touch!<br><br>
I love my Apronstrings too, they are soooo trim and soft, but alas! he's growing out of them...I'm gonna have to stop feeding him!
 

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Ok, thanks pip. I will keep the fleece turned out.<br><br><br>
And I do agree that we shouldn't knock HH. I know that Linda has put a lot of time into these diapers. And they do work really well for a lot of babies...I just wish they could work for me too.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> Hopefully when my son grows some more they will fit him better.
 

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If you get the solid HH they're soft like the FB. I personally like HH's better because FB fit my small waisted, big thighed baby like crap! I've noticed that babies that fit well in FB don't fit well in HH's, and visa versa.
 

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FWIW, my 37-pound 3-year-old fits great in a size large. He's got a small butt. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/yikes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="EEK!"><br><br>
Maybe you can trade yours on the Trading Post for something you can use? There may be a Mama with some mediums her kiddo is getting ready to outgrow.
 

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HHs are my staple overnight diaper for my four year old who wets every night. A lot. He's a very tall kid with average thighs. Usually he pees so much that the two premium prefolds are soaked, and the HH sometimes get a bit damp around the legs, but it's really a great diaper for us. WE stuff it full. Now I've got matching for my big boy and my babe! I don't mind the laminate, I like the prints. And, importantly, so does my big guy.<br><br>
Just another case of something different works for every child-- aren't we lucky to have so many choices?<br><br>
(Thanks Linda!)<br><br>
xo pam
 

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I have 3 of the newest style. One of them is really stiff like some of you are saying. I usually don't use that one. But my solid colors are fine. My dd is about 24ish lbs and at first I bought a large, but it's huge! I went down to mediums and it's a great fit! I do have to say that they are bulkier than my fuzzi bunz.
 

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My DD is the same age as your DS, but the same size as your DD. Medium HH'sactually seem a bit large around her waist, but the only time we ever have leaks is when the fleece repels. I think you just have some that aren't the right size for your child.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"> I say try trading them for mediums!
 

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I haven't liked mine either for the same antbutt reason but now I'm thinking my dd also needs a medium instead of a large. She is 26 lbs, but I think a lot of that is her head! lol! The hhs fall off of her and our large Fuzzi Bunz are too tight on her thighs. The pocket dipes only come out when all the diaper covers are dirty.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 
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