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I am thinking of using some disposables for going out and night time. I've been using CD full time, and finding it hard especially when going out. Often time, there is no place to change. I take my dd out for a walk often to put her to sleep and sometimes she won't go to sleep until I come back home and change her.<br><br>
Also these days, it's very hard to change her diapers as my dd is very mobile. But cloth diapers have to be changed very often, which I hate!<br>
Also too much laundry with CD....<br><br>
But I hate to use disposables...Are there any CD that stay dry for a couple of hours? Fuzzybuns?<br><br>
Using disposables or CD like Fuzzibuns will affect Ecing? My dd never signals though....
 

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Wow mama, you seem really down right now. Ok, step back, deep breath... relax. First, try focusing on why you love CDing. The soft diapers, no chemicals on the baby, no trash in the landfill... make your own list and use it as a mantra if you need to.<br><br>
Second, how old is your babe? When mine were really little they had to be changed a million times a day (whether they were in sposies <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/duck.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Duck">: or in cloth). You could switch and still finding yourself juggling a ton of changes.<br><br>
Third, I've found both FBs and BGs to be fabulous diapers as far as dryness next to baby's skin and convenience go... I don't know anything about EC, though.<br><br>
What is making diaper changes on the go so hard right now? What to do with the soiled diaper? Carrying solution for the wipes? Let us know what the trouble is and I'm sure the great mamas on this site will be able to help troubleshoot... I've been lurking here for a few years now and have only recently started posting, just b/c the mamas had already answered all my questions before I could get around to asking them... they're that good!<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"><br>
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I *do* use disposables when I go out or for night time, but when we're home (and sometimes if we're running out for just a short time or where I know there'll be a good place to change) I use cloth. I'll probably switch over to all cloth soon, because, honestly, disposable diapers are SOOOOOOOO expensive and not even close to as nice for her bottom.<br><br>
I agree, though, that Fuzzibuns and BG seem to be really nice in terms of keeping the little heiny dry for longer. My daughter is a light wetter, though, so I'm not sure I'm a great resource for this, but if I were you, I'd try a pocket dipe like that (and you could even double up on the inserts) before you ditch out and go to disposables. Trust me, your pocketbook will thank you... not to mention all the other wonderful positives of CDing.
 

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We have no problem going out in Fuzzi Bunz or BG's. They always last at least a couple of hours on my dd. And they are just as easy to change as a disposable.
 

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I just switched to disposables at night <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/duck.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Duck">: (she is a super heavy wetter and even my VBSN with an extra 4 layer hemp doubler didn't hold her and she was alwasys red <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">. That's my confession.<br><br>
Anyway, I used cloth 100% of the time until the nighttime switch. And I hated changing diapers when we were running around town, especially with an VERY active toddler who really hates to get her diaper changed and a 4 yo in tow. So, I would use a FB (or a Snap-Ez) stuffed with a cb insert and a microtowel. It held up every time! If you want really easy, get some pockets that use aplix instead of snaps so if you do have to do a change, it's just like a disposable.<br><br>
Good luck mama!
 

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FWIW -- i use disoables when we travled or are out of the house, and cloth 100% at home.<br><br>
Travleig with DS and dogs is enough without CD too -- just adds stress to me.<br><br>
It is hard to find 1/2 acceptable places to change him out and a about so i don't wantto try to use cloth (diaper, cover, pack up the wet one...) whenit is a fight jsut to get it done ...<br><br>
the fitted i use i don't find it necessary to change any more often than i chage disoables -- every could of hours, or when poopy. <a href="http://www.wallypop.net/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.wallypop.net/index.html</a><br><br>
i don't "Time changes differently" for the different diapers.<br><br>
so I am either not changing cloth enough <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> or disposables too much <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Hi, I second the recommendation for bG and/or fuzzibunz. I used to use prefolds all the time, and often found myself reverting to sposies when going out. But since I got the bG's and fuzzibunz, I haven't used a single sposie. The trick is to 'prestuff' them before you go out. And yup, I find that they hold up fine for a couple of hours.<br><br>
Re: no place to change your dd, is it possible to change her in the stroller? Now that it is getting warmer, could you just lay a change pad down on a grassy spot somewhere?<br><br>
check out <a href="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=659696" target="_blank">http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=659696</a> for a recent discussion on diapering a mobile/fussy baby.
 

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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">Re: no place to change your dd, is it possible to change her in the stroller? Now that it is getting warmer, could you just lay a change pad down on a grassy spot somewhere?</td>
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we don't stroller. Might start trying to get him to now that i am having another -- but i doubt he'll go for it. We often use the back of teh SUV, unless it is full of stuff.<br><br>
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We use Fuzzi Bunz and BumGenius diapers all the time. We only use disposables if we're going to be away from a washer/dryer for 3 or more days. I've found FBs and BGs to be much more reliable than disposables when we're out.<br><br>
BumGenius AIOs (not the one size diaper) are the most convenient diaper for out and about changes. They're exactly like a disposable diaper, and super easy to change quickly.
 

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We use MagicAlls AIOs when we are out and about.<br><br>
They seem to last longer with no leaks than all of my other diapers...she can go a couple of hours without needing a change.<br><br>
Plus they are similar in size to disposables so they fit neatly in a diaper bag.
 

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We still use sposies when we're out of the house and overnight. At home we're 100% cloth. I struggled with this for awhile as I wanted to be cloth all the time, but that's what works best for us, and I'm still happy with our smaller footprint and bigger wallet. It doesn't have to be all or nothing. I think its better to use a few sposies here and there rather than have a burnout and give up all together. Even better would be to get excited about trying a few new dipes! Good luck!
 

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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;">I think its better to use a few sposies here and there rather than have a burnout and give up all together</td>
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or in our case burn out DADDY <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
travleing is to stressfull anyway with DS who hates the car, and two big stupid dogs......we don't need the added effort <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
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