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Okay I have a few questions about these diapers!!<br><br>
I am having a new baby in April, and my son is 16 months (he will be 2 in May just after the baby is born).<br><br>
I have thought of using Kissaluvs 0 for the newborn and maybe some prefolds. BUT, I was wondering, do the Kissaluvs sz 1 really fit from 10 lbs?? My ds was 11 lbs at one month, so I am thinking this one will likely be the same way. I want the diapers to fit as long as possible, to get the most out of them.<br><br>
How soon were you able to fit the Kissaluvs sz 1 on your newborn?? How long did they fit in the 0s??<br><br>
Also, I wonder if my skinny barely 24 lb 16 month old ds would fit into a Kissaluvs sz 1?? He is not a heavy wetter. My ds needs new diapers and my new baby needs diapers, but I really don't have much $$, so I am kinda wanting something that will work for both of them to share, till ds potty learns.<br><br>
Any other suggestions for a dipe that could work for both of them soon after the NB period? Maybe prefolds in a Bumkin would be cheapest for the NB stage??? BUT I already am building a stash of newborn wool (3 so far!) so I would prefer that, but what about blowouts?? I could snappi, but will that prevent blowouts from getting on my nice wool covers several times a day!!???<br><br>
ONE MORE!!! How are the quality of the KISSANOTS from their 2nds store??? Do they ever sell colors there??<br><br>
THANKS!! Sorry this is so long!! <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 haven't CD'd a newborn, but I have wondered the same thing about the size 0s... my Ds was 10 lbs at birth. What about another type of one-size diaper that could fit both kids? They'd likely be a little bulky on the new baby, but you could always supplement with some fitteds or CPFs if you wanted. Off the top of my head, some one-size dipes you might like are Cuddlebuns and Growing Greens.
 

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Personally, I like Kissaluvs 0 for newborn. 1's would be big unless your babe is really big. Plus the 0's have the cord snap down thingy. By the time baby needs size 1's you may find you like other brands better. I know I did. But for a newborn, Kissaluvs are my favorite.<br><br>
ETA: Growing Greens are nice. The newest style has been designed so that the snap-in part can be used as a newborn contour in a wrap. Never tried it, so I dont know how well it works. I still like Kissaluvs 0's best for a newborn, but to save $, I would probably opt for the GG. Plus you can always use the mighty, trusty and inexpensive prefold.
 

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I've seen other moms mention that they have purchased size 1 kissaNOTS for thier newborns since they run small. Never saw a follow-up on how they worked out, but it sounds like a good idea to me except that there's no umbilical dip.<br><br>
I've been thinking ahead to TTCing #2 (hopefully not too long!) and I have the same concerns about the 0s being a waste if you have big babies. Following the advice on this thread (and going to look at the Growing Greens since I keep seing good things.)
 

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I started out using size 2's when my daughters were about a month old.<br><br>
(They were both average sized-about 10lbs at a month old)
 

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LOL Yes you read right<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 

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my guess is a baby 10 lbs at birth would get about a month to 6 weeks max out of Kissaluvs 0's.<br>
if you dont have alot of $, its probably not a great idea to buy them new, although you could find them used for almost half that and turn around and sell them for almost the same price.<br>
its really up to you. if you dont mind bulk, i would skip them altogether.<br>
kalob's cord fell off on day 5, certainly not long enough for me to buy a bunch of diapers bc they have the snap down feature. OTOH, he was 7 lbs 11 oz at birth, and I kept him in the kissaluvs for over 2 mths. he wasnt a big pooper though and i began to really notice the lack of absorbancy in the diapers.<br>
hmm...a diaper that would nicely accomodate both...thats a toughie. i'm not sure.
 

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I tried a size 1 Kissaluvs on my almost 20 lb son, and they fit on the 2nd snap, with a little room to grow. I love the fit, nice low rise... But I don't use them, because they aren't very absorbent- even with my favorite doubler!<br>
I love the Growing Greens- they have lots of room to grow, they are absorbent, good quality, natural/recycled materials, etc. I'm not sure how they'd do on a newborn, though...<br>
I'd just use some prefolds inside a Bummi's cover for your newborn until they can fit into the size 1 Kissaluv's, since you'll be changing constantly, but that's just me.<br>
Kissanots are a great deal, they're worth it!<br>
Good luck!
 

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I'm still pretty new at this, but here is my experience w/ Kissaluvs so far:<br><br>
I'm using some sz 1 Kissaluvs on my dd - she's 22lbs at 22 mos - and they fit with the tabs touching together in the middle. I agree w/ the pp's that they aren't super absorbent, but they're ok for at home. I am expecting in January and am hoping to just use these on the new one, instead of buying a bunch of sz 0's. I snapped the sz 1's as small as they could go and they look pretty tiny. Also the rise is pretty low, so I'm hoping that adjusting for the cord won't be a big deal. Just my $.02 <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'm also concerned about how long my Kissaluvs 0 will fit, but I've only bought 7 of them - and 6 are seconds which were about $40. They also seem to have a good resale value, I'm keeping my eye out for a few more used ones, but if I don't find any, I do have prefolds.<br>
I'm working on a larger size 1 stash (I have only 6 so far)
 

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I spent $300 on Kissaluvs size 0, and they were great (and we went through them all every day), but Katie outgrew them in 2 weeks. (She was 10 lbs at birth). Got a lot of money back by reselling them, though.
 
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