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Ok, i need to figure out a night time solution here for my 15 month old dd. I have tried pocket diapers with a premium prefold and hemp doubler, sugarpeas fitted stuffed with another doubler or infant CPF topped with a cover, and a toddler CPF with a PUL cover, and finally disposables. She is leaking through every single night, even in disposables. I only own sugar peas, prefolds, hemp doublers and various pocket dipes. What could I do with that combo?<br><br>
Do I just need to change her in the middle of the night? I don't want to because she actually sleeps through 10-12 hours and I don't want to screw it up.My only other thought is buying those huggies overnighters, but man, they are expensive.
 

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I'm in the same boat, and it just started a few days ago. He's managing to pee through a fuzzi bunz stuffed with three joey bunz and under a wool soaker (a THICK soaker too!) within about four to six hours after going to bed. I don't know how he does it. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/headscratch.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="headscratch">
 

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I was using Fuzzibunz successfully until about 19 months when ds started peeing through everything.<br><br>
Now I use either: a side snap SP with a joey and then the micro hemp soaker, or a ME Sandy's fitted with 2 joeys and a ME Airflow cover. It works.<br><br>
I also have used a toddler cpf with an infant size hemp cpf layed on top of that, all snappied and covered with a ME Airflow cover.<br><br>
Maybe try doubling the cpfs.... bulky but may work.
 

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I think you need more hemp. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> We have to use 12-15 layers of hemp fleece (JoeyBunz are hemp jersey and not as absorbant) and a cool wool cover or soaker.
 

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When I discovered cds, Camden could wet through a sposie overnight in about 2.5 hours. His first night in cloth was his first night to sleep all night without a change and he woke up dry.<br><br>
I suggest a fitted, your SP should work, but add two or three doublers. And, I have to recommend wool....something really good. Maybe an aristocrat since you can actually find those. And, you may even try a nylon pull on....Babies R Us has the Especially for Baby brand and they are great. I found with pullons I had no leaks, I occasionally had leaks with side snapping covers, even my ME Airflows.
 

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You need more! Hemp is great because it's so trim for the absorbancy. Pockets suck - too much bulk between the leg. I think you need a fitted + doublers so it can absorb all over, not just in the crotch area.<br><br>
Blah blah blah.<br><br>
I use a fitted (Sandies, Liz's Cloth hemp, FCB, Crickett's) with a total of 9 full layers of hemp french terry as a soaker. Minimum. Sometimes another two or three layers depending on the dipe. And an Airflow cover. Wool is good too, but ds hates it.<br><br>
Sposies don't cut it for us overnight either.
 

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My dd is a supersoaker. What works for us is a Windpro-fleece Honeyboy, with 2 JoeyBunz layed inside. We have never had a leak with this system! Just make sure the fleece is Windpro, not 300wt.
 

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I posted a similar problem a few days ago. A few things suggested to me was more hemp, make sure you aren't overstuffing the diaper because that will cause leaks just as much as understuffing. I noticed when I stuffed with a premium prefold it was too bulky and caused a leak out the front, but maybe it was the way I folded it??<br><br>
I've had good luck with nylon pull on covers lately and last night I used wool with sucesss <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">. My dd had been leaking out of even sposies also.<br><br>
Have you tried those microterry towels? I tried a few of those in a pocket diaper the other night and we made it through the night fine, they are trim and absorb a lot of liquid so you can get a few in there without it being super bulky. You could try using one with a hemp doubler also. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Wool liners, felt some wool pants or a sweater, you can go to a thrift shop to get one. And then cut some liners out of that and put them in the pocket or inbetween the doubler and the diaper and it will help absorb some more.<br><br>
I can't think of the top of my head anything else that was suggested to me except more absorbant fitteds. good luck!!
 

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We're in the same boat, here! DS #1 can completely soak up to 2 disposables at night. They weigh about 5 pounds when we take them off in the morning. Even during the day, he can totally saturate his LLL 9 layer hemp fleece soaker in about an hour. And dS #2 is looking like he's the same way.<br><br>
So you all really recommend wool covers? I'm skeptical, but willing to try. And I'll try just laying on more hemp.<br><br>
I swear, my kids can pee like nobody's business! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll">
 

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I'm with the others! A hemp fitted has been working MUCH better for me than an FB. Especially when covered with a felted wool snapping cover I have (it's WAHM made by someone, I don't know who). No leakies.
 

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You said you've tried a premium prefold with a hemp doubler, have you tried a toddler prefold with a hemp doubler? A toddler is so much more absorbant and really inexpensive. I see that you're frugal and that might be an option for you to try without breaking the bank. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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We have the same problem! Useing disposables at night has worked ok up till now. We've been waking up wet (and washing sheets) almost daily recently. I'm coming to the conclusion that hemp and wool is the answer. So. I need to go spend some money!<br><br>
Ohmygod this made me laugh!<br><br>
"When are you going to stop breastfeeding?" "When I’ve saved up enough money to buy breasts this big!"
 

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I was using JB in my fuzzi bunz, but they leaked and even if I put 2 over night, they still leaked. Try the micro-terry inserts, the absorb better. I only use 2 thicker ones at night and we don't leak. I purchased the ones from the Fuzzi bunz store.
 

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That is what I was going to suggest. Hemp works for us.
 

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Ok I have the hemp sugarpeas and hemp doublers. I also have the babies are us nylon pull up covers. I'll try the sugarpeas with two extra hemp doublers. One didn't cut it the other night. I had the pull up cover on her and it leaked. I do have two wool soakers Austin'smom made me, but They are lightweight so I don't thik they would be good for nighttime.<br><br>
I do have a toddler prefold, but I don't think it would fit in my FB. I also have a microterry insert. Maybe I will try that under the sugarpeas sanp in soaker.<br><br>
I think I may need to buy a butt sweater or aristocrat or something. If I can't find a solution in the next few days I'll start checking the TP. I'm a frugal mama.... Thanks<br>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">I think you need more hemp. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> We have to use 12-15 layers of hemp fleece (JoeyBunz are hemp jersey and not as absorbant) and a cool wool cover or soaker.</div>
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I agree. We use 2 JB and 1 boy Ducky Buns at night in a FB. Micro-fiber may be another option if you need more absorbency. I saw a giant package (the size of my boppy) at Costco last weekend for $10-$15 I think.<br><br><br>
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I could not stuff my FB enough for my super soaker 22 month old at night. He was also leaking through the disposibles I resorted to at night. I have found something that is working for us. His butt is so big when I get done it is funny! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">: I am using a ME Sandys with two large Joey Bunz and the ME stay dry liner. I use an Air Flow cover over all of that. It is a relatively inexpensive solution if you have to try something else. Good Luck!
 

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For a while we were using a fitted with two joeybunz all under a wool cover and that worked well when we went through a heavy wetting phase. I hope you find something soon, I know it's frustrating to have wet sheets all the time.
 
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