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Hi,<br>
I am brand new to MDC as a member but have been reading the diaper boards for weeks, trying to choose some new CDs. I am expecting my third child (another boy!) in 2 weeks, and currently have a two year old in cloth diapers. We CD'd our 1st boy (now 7) in a mix of CPFs w/Bumpkins wraps and Kushies Ultra AIOs. For our 2 year old, we are currently using the CPFs w/ Bumpkins wraps and Proraps and the Kushies, but nothing is working too well for us right now...my husband can't seem to get the hang of the CPFs w/wraps and we are having constant leaks. And the Kushies - any time he poops it is right out the side (2 year old still has fairly "saucy" poops - ugh).<br>
I have never CD'd a newborn, but both my boys had very explosive NB breastfed poops and had constant blowouts in sposies. So I am very concerned with getting the most blowout-proof system possible for the newborn. And both my husband and I are so burned out with the constant problems with our CPFs - I don't think he is going to figure out the folding and tucking any time soon so I am just giving up on the CPFs to save our sanity.<br>
Soooo...I am looking for ideas/tips/input into choosing a system for a newborn and my toddler. I have to add, cost is a huge issue. Since we need to buy CDs for two - and will need to buy a couple dozen NB size - we can't afford any super-expensive ones, nice as they may be.<br>
For the newborn, I am leaning heavily towards the Kissaluvs 0s with the Prorap covers. I have read lots of great things about Fuzzi Bunz, but am not sure I would trust them with a brand new NBs poops - and don't think I could afford a couple dozen of these. I do wonder if they would be a good choice for my toddler? But I also like the idea of the Kissaluvs all the way through to potty training - I know my husband could figure these out, and they would be way more economical than the Fuzzi Bunz.<br>
I also have looked at the BumGenius and the Wonderoos one size pocket dipes, and am attracted to these with the idea I could have a few in the diaper bag and use with either kid. But how realistically do they actually fit newborns and toddlers? I should add that my 2 year old is pretty petite - only about 23 lbs.<br>
Thank you so much in advance for any and all help!
 

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I think you have an excellent idea of using KL with your newborn. They are the softest, cuddlest, explosive bf poop holder known to man!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
I hear folks say that KL aren't absorbant enough for older babies though. But it seems to me that everyone adds a booster (soaker) to other diapers, then why not do so with KL and make them the absorbancy you need. I have not tried this with size 2, but it seems that it would work. I did it with size 1 and it worked great. I have read reviews on the Diaper Pin where others have had success with sizes 1 and 2, so some folks do like them for older babies, just no one here. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
As far as FB working for your toddler....I guess it depends on his build. I am having horrible problems trying to get a med to fit my 8 mo old who has been out of smalls for months now. The rise on the small is to short but the leg holes on the med gap wide open on her. You would really need to get one and see how it fits your son.<br><br>
I have not tried the BG or WR. I sure someone else will chime in here. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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I really like my BumGenius and, even though I haven't transitioned sizes in it, I can totally see how it would fit an itty bitty baby and a toddler. I'll be buying more of these (instead of fuzzibunz) when its time to go to larges.<br><br>
As far as the kissaluvs go, they weren't absorbant enough for my 6 month old even with the super soaker doubler. He was leaking all over the place. Are you interested in doing fitteds/covers? I have some one size muttaquin diapers that I use under our wool and I really like them a lot. We have transitioned sizes in them and it went pretty well. We never used them on the smallest size, though, so I don't know if snapping it down would add too much bulk or not.<br><br>
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I am not much help as I am new to Cding to but..<br><br>
I have found I hate Kissluvs...They are not great for absorbancy...<br><br>
I love my FB...Ds can be in one for like 8 hrs<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><br><br>
Sorry That is all I can contribute for now
 

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I see you're in WA state! Where are you? I'm in Federal Way.<br><br>
If you're close, I would be more than happy to meet you and let you see all the dipes I have. I don't know what you've seen close up; you might want to check out the Kissaluv in person, if you haven't...there are a lot of snaps. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
DS didn't fit into the small FBs at first. Took about a month or more for them to really fit him enough to wear. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
FBs can contain big poop. DS just went through what we assume was rotavirus (<b>he's all done now!</b>) and his FBs contained what was coming out of him better than our other dipes (Kushies AIO, kissaluv size 2, and Bumkins AIO).<br><br>
The thing with the kissaluvs is that they are easily overwhelmed. Now, for a future baby I plan to get fitteds, perhaps kissaluvs, perhaps swaddlebees fitted, perhaps others...I like having the wetness overwhelm a diaper in those days, b/c it doesn't allow me to be lazy. Others don't like that. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> BUt it's good to know, at least.<br><br>
Anyway, if you're in the area, you're invited to come see all our dipes (we've kept all of them for use in the future), if you think it would be useful. <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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I have tried tons of different fitteds and the most poo-proof I have encountered are Motherease Sandys. For an infant, they're great because the side-snapping design is super-adjustable and they never ever let bf poo escape. For toddlers, they're great because they can be pulled on and even used as trainers. They are also economical (even the organic ones), easy to get, durable, have great resale value, and have no hemp to get stinky. The only downsides to Sandys are that they're not quick drying (they take about the same drying time as Kissaluvs) and are not super trim. But for keeping everything in, they can't be beat! My favorite covers over them are Litewraps, which are also inexpensive.
 
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