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My son is having surgery at the end of October for an undescended testicle. I would like to have some ultra soft diapers to use during his recovery.<br><br>
What do you recommend?<br><br>
I need something that is somewhat absorbant, I will be changing him frequently, but not too frequently.<br><br><br>
Thanks,<br><br>
Melissa<br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/confused.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Confused">:
 

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what about some fleece pocket diapers? the fleece is super soft and will wick the urine away into the soaker (you have to stuff it yourself, but will be able to add or subtract to create the absorbancy you need) this will also allow you to go a wee bit longer between changes, thus not bothering his wound. It will also keep his skin feeling dry.
 

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Hi<br>
We just went through a surgery of our own for Ollie (to remove a mass in his leg). For me I just couldn't put anything on the incision it looked to uncomfortable, maybe its different for your little ones surgery. I just wanted to put out the option of what we did. Ollie did (well still is we're only a week post-op) best with just a shirt on and then we layed him on a prefold to catch pees and poops. We had to put him in a diaper to take him to his follow up appointment and he wasn't really comfortable I started out the trip with a prefold snappied on ended the trip just holding a prefold under him so nothing touched his incision. If you do end up doing diapers I would vote for fleece but if you haven't used it before test before the surgery since some babies can be sensitive to poly. What ever you use I think the fit is the most important factor it doesn't matter how soft the material is if it's rubbing its going to hurt kwim? Do you know how big the incision will be? Ollie's is 2 inches which doesn't seem like much until you see it on your baby if that makes sense. I hope the surgery goes smoothly and your little one heals quickly.<br>
hth<br>
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We do have some FB and a HH. I was thinking about using those, but I want something new and extra special.<br><br>
Janessa- his incision should be very small, but if they can't find the testicle they will go in laproscopically (I butchered that word<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> ) so he might have a sore belly button. He's 8.5 months old and pretty active so I don't know if going bottomless will work. The Dr. said he would be up and around the NEXT DAY!!! I can't believe how fast they heal.<br><br>
Any other suggestions?<br><br>
THANKS!!!
 

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I thought there was a cover or AIO out there that had a pul outer but had fleece at the legs and waist so that there was no rubbing, that might be nice if they do have to mess with his belly button. I can't remember the name maybe someone else will<br>
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If he might have a sore belly button, then how about something that rides really low, like a Kissaluvs? They are stretchy, and the fleece/terry ones are very soft and gushy. Or Bitty Buns? Lots of WAHMS make sherpa diapers, I think. One Stop Diaper Shop's mama-Jessica, makes some, and I think the Posie Patch has them. I think sherpa is the most gushy soft for diapering.
 

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Billy is also having surgery down there in mid October. He will be having an inguinal hernia repaired, then a mild epispadias will be repaired and finally he will have a catheter inserted to have a VCUG done to see if he has vesicoureteral reflux. The incision for the hernia should be very small. the urologist said that he will not need stitches. For the epispadias his urethral opening will be moved to the proper position so I imagine that the tip of his penis will be sore, combined with the catheter being inserted and removed. I plan on first trying to microfleece lined diapers and if they are too rough moving onto some DSQs that I have. If that doesn't work than I will just let him run naked for a few days to heal and deal with the messes.<br><br>
Good luck to you and your son <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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My recommendation would be velour inners or microfleece inners - I find sherpa to be a little rough - it works well for us as a washie, kwim?<br><br>
If you are wanting absorbant, though, don't go with a kissaluv. Those won't be.<br><br>
The best diaper I've ever tried that is super soft AND absorbant is a First Class Baby diaper. It is *all* hemp knit terry - that is sooooo soft - it's unbelievable. I hear it's kind of a pain to sew b/c it's stretchy, but it is really thin and still very absorbant. It also has a low rise in front - at least for us - and I think would leave his belly button exposed nicely. The one I have has a microfleece topped soaker, and is very absorbant (and dries in one cycle)<br><br>
They open the store this month, so you might want to just keep your eye on it. <a href="http://www.fluffymail.com" target="_blank">www.fluffymail.com</a><br><br>
I can't say enough about this diaper. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"><br><br>
It's First Class Baby (not little caboose - those are front snap) and it is *all* hemp knit terry. I am not sure if they'll be stocking any but maybe if they don't have any instock, you could contact them and see if it might be possible to have some made? Or, as a last resort, having another WAHM make one. This fabric is sooo soft - you'd never think it was hemp, kwim? I know Carla of My Little Tribe (? I think) really loves it, too.<br><br>
Your little one (and you) will be in my thoughts and prayers this October as he recovers.
 

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I don'tthink I would go with anything fleece.. I know from having a child with a bad allergy to fabric's that fleece sticks to blood/blisters and can be painful when it is time to change.<br><br>
I would go with something as natural as possable, cotton, organic fleece, or hemp fleece..<br><br>
HTH good luck..<br>
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<table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="99%"><tr><td class="alt2" style="border:1px inset;"><i>Originally posted by Janessa</i><br><b>I thought there was a cover or AIO out there that had a pul outer but had fleece at the legs and waist so that there was no rubbing, that might be nice if they do have to mess with his belly button. I can't remember the name maybe someone else will<br>
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That's the Stacinator So Simple cover: <a href="http://www.stacinator.com/simple.html" target="_blank">http://www.stacinator.com/simple.html</a>
 

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Or maybe Baby Softwraps?:<br><br><a href="http://www.babysoftwraps.com" target="_blank">http://www.babysoftwraps.com</a>
 
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