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OK, so my baby just got born TODAY, and it was only 2 days ago that I had the revelation that he must be CD'd. I guess that was my version of nesting. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/pinktongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="raz"><br><br>
Anyhow, I've been scrounging a collection of pocket dipes off ebay and the TP, and my MIL is willing to save me major $$ by making my inserts. I have looked all over for a pattern for inserts, but can't find one! Anybody know of any? I would want something I could use with Huggi Bunz and Kushies.
 

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First, congratulations on your baby's birth <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/partytime.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="partytime"><br><br>
Second - I'm not aware of any patterns, but you could measure the length and width of the diaper (I'm not familiar with either of the ones you have) and sew inserts to those measurements. You can use hemp, sherpa, terry, just about anything. Prefolds work great as inserts too.
 

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Use a layer of fleece on top of the insert. It will wick the urine away from baby's skin to keep him/her dry.<br>
Congrats...my baby is 2 week sold today
 

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I read on the Mt. Diapering website that fleece-topped inserts are not recommended as inserts for pocket diapers. It did not explain why, but just thought I'd throw that out there.<br><br>
I would try making your own from 3-6 layers of hemp.
 

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For pocket diapers, on small babies we use 12x12 squares of 2 or three layers of fabric (hemp for us). Then you tri-fold them and stuff them in the diaper. They dry quickly, are very easy to make, and are very absorbent. Once the baby is larger, you can make the squares 15x15.
 

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Hmmm, people everywhere are telling me to try prefolds - maybe I should just get some hemp and cut it in squares! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Congratulations!<br><br>
What I do is take a 12.5" x 12" (but 12 by 12 would work too) piece of hemp fleece and a pice of hemp jersey. Serge the edges and sew 2 lines down the center so that I can easily tell where to fold. It's just the right absorbency for my 2yo but am still waiting to see how it will work on the new baby.
 
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