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My 3 week old is a super heavy wetter. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> At night I change him every time he wakes to eat (he'll sleep up to 3 hours, and by that time he is soaked!). I've tried changing him while he sleeps but he always wakes up and is very upset, won't nurse (he gets super worked up), and all is miserable.<br><br>
So...I'm thinking I need a few nighttime fitted dipes for him being a heavy wetter. Right now we're using Kissaluvs with a fleece topped hemp doubler and either a fleece cover or a wool soaker. Works great for day (changing every 1-2 hours), but for nights when he can go 3 hours, it won't cut it.<br><br>
So what's a good fitted diaper for night time use? He's about 10 pounds right now. I need to buy at least 4 of them, need them to be in stock, and either gender neutral or boy prints.<br><br>
Also where can I get an affordable, in stock small wool soaker? I've got one from Little Frog Knits and another that my midwife made us - we love them, but I need at least one more cover. Everywhere I see soakers in stock or stocking soon they're all at least a medium. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"><br><br>
Help - I need to buy these today so that we can get this nighttime diapering under control soon!<br><br>
Rissa
 

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There are some great nighttime diapers out there, but I don't think you need one specifically for nights. Kissaluvs are not very absorbent. If we tried to use kissaluvs at night, we'd go through about five of them.. even with a doubler in each one. I'd go for something hemp if I were you. A sugarpeas is a good option since the sizing will last awhile in the size one.. but keep using the doublers you have, or get more. naturalbabies.com has some instock.. as well as hemp bizzy bee hive diapers. Or, one I hear great things about is a growing greens hemp. with a doubler. If you don't mind pinning, a hemp prefold or similar from little lounging lizzards would be an excellent option for keeping bulk down and absorbency up. If PUL is an option (works best for us overnight), a fuzzi bunz is usually an excellent option. A medium will last a long time too if he doesn't have very large thighs (my dd is 28 months and 24lbs and could still wear a medium except her 11.5 inch thighs are starting to have marks). There are just so many wonderful options out there, but if i were you, I'd totally start with just a hemp fleece fitted with a doubler. Kissaluvs, while snuggly soft, are really really lame in the absorbency department and are just not suited for a night diaper even with the use of a doubler.<br><br>
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I use a Puddlecatchers Stay-Dry Nighttime Diaper (with snap-in doubler) with a LANA soaker. I started using this combo when DD was about 3 weeks old and it still works great. I think the fleece inner of the diaper really helps keep DD feeling dry even when the diaper is wet (versus the Kissaluvs, which feel wet right away). Even though hemp is super absorbant, I don't like it for night because it still feels wet against DD's skin, although I do put a Daisy-Doodles (<a href="http://www.Daisy-Doodles.com" target="_blank">www.Daisy-Doodles.com</a>) hemp doubler behind the fleece snap-in for extra absorbancy. You can get Puddlecatchers at Montana's Diaper Store (<a href="http://www.mtdiaperstore.com" target="_blank">www.mtdiaperstore.com</a>) and you can get a really well priced LANA soaker at DiaperWorks (<a href="http://www.diaperworks.com" target="_blank">www.diaperworks.com</a>). <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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Because newborns are such heavy wetters and are so tiny, it's sometimes hard to find something that is not overwhelming with bulk that will make it through the night. We had hemp fitteds, like Sugarpeas, and they only lasted us 3-4 hours at night.<br>
I would use all hemp with a microfleece layer closest to the skin and either a very thick wool soaker like a Lana or Aristocrat, or a very reliable cover such as a Mother Ease Air Flow side snap or Rikki wrap or a pocket diaper.<br>
I prefer hemp flats to prefolds or fitteds, though, because you have less seams, more material, and therefore less bulk and more absorbancy. Also, because they are not several layers sewn together, they get much cleaner in the wash, which can be a problem with hemp. I also think flats are generally a better value. Take a look at Little Lounging Lizards for Salamander Soakers, or Lambkins for hemp flats or check out the Babykicks Does It All.<br>
You can use a couple of hemp flats stuffed in a pocket diaper or fold them to use like a prefold. You could add a microfleece liner or topped hemp doubler to this for a stay dry effect, or rely on a pocket diaper for that stay dry effect.<br>
There are as many possiblities for making it through the night as there are posters on this board, but that's my take on how I'd tackle this problem.
 

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My ds is also a super soaker. It took a long time to find what really worked for us, but this is it - FCB nightlights with wool soakers. this is the only thing that keeps my sheets from being soaked! I highly recommend them!
 

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Sometimes I think people don't understand what a truly heavy wetter is. For an easy and cheap diaper that works well at night I would second the all fleece Puddlecatcher. Their other diapers aren't worth anything but the all fleece one works for us with an aristocrat soaker over it.<br><br>
Also, pocket diapers work very well for us when we stuff with about 6-9 layers of hemp.<br><br>
I have lots of hemp soakers and prefolds and they don't even cut 2 hours during the day!
 

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<a href="http://cgi6.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewSellersOtherItems&include=0&userid=saraht22&sort=3&rows=25&since=-1&rd=1" target="_blank">cute small soakers on ebay</a><br><br>
there's a few small cute wool soakers on ebay. if the white crocheted cover wasn't a small i'd scoop it up for my dd. i prefer the longer style wool covers for nighttime since my dd is a side sleeper and she tends to pee out the side of diapers so with the long cuffs it helps soak up any pee that may have gotten on my bed instead. :LOL
 

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I'm experiencing this with my 3 week old guy,too. The hemp fitteds with hemp doubler absorb but feel wet. I gave up on the kissaluvs at night a few days ago. I'm experimenting with some of the aol's I have.<br><br>
The fuzzibunz and happy heiny worked well. The angel wrap, sugarbums, and liz's aio worked also. Good fleece lining and absorbent material helps. He was so much dryer when I changed him (I also change every three hours at night). I'm interested in people's suggestions too because I want to be set when the little man starts sleeping longer (I can always dream, right). I had no idea such a young baby could pee so much!
 
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