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I love all of the diapers and covers and WIO's that I have, but I just have this need to be more conformed and more simple.<br><br>
I am thinking of going with all Fuzzi Bunz, my prefolds and wool soakers and to keep the one fuz almost in one.<br><br>
I am thinking of getting rid of all of my SOS, my fireflys, and my other stuff.<br><br>
I'm not sure if DH would be happy or unhappy with me...lol<br><br>
Any comments, suggestions????<br><br>
(Of course, next month, I'll probably have a whole new plan <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rolleyes">: )
 

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I like the simplicity of one system, too- and went to mostly prefolds and soakers because that works for us. I say go for what you will really use every day- whichever that is and let the rest go.
 

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I would not go to an all FB system. I think it is important to let ds' skin get as much air as possible, either by using a coverless dipe or a dipe with a breatheable cover. I think it helps keep the rashes away and helps a lot when he does have a rash.
 

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Personally I wouldn't go with all one type of system...especially Fuzzibuns (prefolds I could see though that would have drawbacks too...)<br><br>
One of the things I like about having a variety is the ability to change options if something isn't working. For example, when DS is teething he gets the most horrible open sore rash you have ever seen. Nothing fixes it completely but it is helped by airtime and coverless time so when it comes up I go to naked for an hour then coverless fitted...then naked (you get the picture). Also wool covers at night become more important when this rash is here because of the breathability issue.<br><br>
What about if your babe happens to get a nasty virus...When DS was about 10 months old he got the worst virus and had such liquid poops there is no way that my pocket diaps could contain them. I went to a fitted or prefold with a side snapping wrap because that is what worked best in that situation (for some reason for us nothing gets by a side snapping wrap LOL!)<br><br>
Plus I dunno...I get bored with all one system. I like having pockets for the diaper bag, fitteds that I can use without cover for around the house, aios for when I am feeling lazy or when DS is being squirmy (or for nana) and snappied prefolds just for the joy of them LOL!<br><br>
In the end it is your decision though I just think if I was going to go with all pockets I would pick cuter ones than Fuzzibuns...maybe knickernappies (I have four of those on the way LOL) cause they have cute prints.<br><br>
HTH<br><br>
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I use mostly all Fuzzi Bunz and I really like them. No rashes or allergies. I love the colors and the simplicity. I agree though to keep a few things around. I have some Happy Heinys solids I really like and Little Lambs AIO. I really prefer these to my fitteds, contours and prefolds but I like them well enough.<br><br>
If you have tried a few different styles especially fuzzi bunz and you know you like them then by all means go all Fuzzi Bunz! Lots of moms do <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"><br><br>
Have fun!
 

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Whatever works for you mama! Me personally - I love variety.<br><br>
So you're thinking of getting rid of some fireflys <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 am in the midst of revamping our system for DH. He said I could buy whatever I want as long as he doesn't have to deal with pins, snappis, or folding. So here I go back from all hemp prefolds and wool soakers to hemp fitteds and wool soakers plus several wool covers with snap-in diapers to make them AIOs-we will use those on the go and at night. I also decided everything has to be able to work as a night/travel diaper or it was going, and anything that fit 'OK' but not spectacular was also going. I'm Ebaying and throwing stuff out that no longer works, and shopping for a very detailed list of items at this point.<br><br>
In other words, don't go all to one system-you'll kick yourself. But keep what works and what you love and enjoy!
 

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So you're thinking of getting rid of some fireflys <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"></b></td>
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kaw kaw kaw... the vulture swoops to what is really important... the fireflys. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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There seem to be quite a few mamas doing this on different lists/boards.<br><br>
I say....you know what works best for you. You probably find yourself reaching for 1-2 types of diapers often or always reaching for a particular type first. And there are probably those you don't really reach for so quickly.<br><br>
I'm sortof the same way. I'm always looking for what works best and wanting to just go with that for the time being anyway. Right now I'm in a trial mode though...hence my instant thought of hmmm wonder what she's going to get rid of! But I always have this...ok I'm going to find the right match and just go with that. Of course then I start thinking....hmmm I'll figure out what works best and in 6 months it will be something different! (based on my experience)<br><br>
Go with what works best for you. It's not like it has to be a permanent decision. You can always change your mind later on <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'll be the voice of dissention and say if you think it will make your life easier go for it!! LOL! When Ellie was smaller I had two dozen prefolds I converted to fitteds and used those pretty much exclusively. It was great. I never had to worry which diaper she was in for naps, outings, etc. Everything was easy since it all washed/dryed the same. I loved it. I just had to show DH and the grandmas once what to do and they could grab any diaper and use it. No remembering which ones need covers, which don't which are front snap, side snap (which they found confusing for some reason), etc.<br><br>
I'm currently sewing up 2 dozen fitteds and when they are done I plan on selling everything else besides a dozen prefolds to use when we have bad EC'ing days and need more dipes.<br><br>
If you have some wool covers/soakers you can use a prefold with a wool cover when you need breathability. DH and everyone else should be able to use fuzzibunz and from what I understand if they work for your baby they work well. Plus you'd have that fuz WIO for when you need a pretty diaper. LOL!! If you don't like fitteds no reason to keep them around. JMHO of course. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"><br><br>
Good luck with your decision.
 

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Dh wanted to simplify so I did we have fitted dipes with wool or fleece covers. Thought I am keeping my 6 DSQ prefolds and snappi. But this works for us. I found myself doing extra washings to use my fitted dipes and the others were just sitting and collecting dust.
 

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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 tuffykenwell</i><br><b>I would pick cuter ones than Fuzzibuns...maybe knickernappies (I have four of those on the way LOL) cause they have cute prints.<br><br>
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I almost missed this! Thanks Steph... I hope you like them! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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I have an even combination of fuzzibunz and fitteds/covers.<br><br>
I've been simplifying my stash (mostly my variety of fitteds and covers to 1-2 different brands) but I think I'll always keep the combo of FBs and fitteds just because I like to alternate diapers on DS. Just so they're not always hitting him in the same areas, KWIM?<br><br>
Before you get rid of anything, try going all Fuzzibunz for a week or so to see if you really like it.<br><br>
Good luck with your decision!
 

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I personally am all about simplicity and am on this path myself. So I give a <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"> for you to do whatever will keep your life free from unnecessary clutter and hassle. If that is going with a single diaper system...<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/clap.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="clap"><br><br>
FWIW...we have been using prefolds for 11 mo now (diaper service) and I am now buying my own. I have no desire to branch out. I will be able to wash them all the same, store them all together (flat in an IKEA underbed box under the crib) and frankly not be emeshed into searching out more (will have all I need and I don't won't have to surf countless hours for more...not that there is anything wrong with it <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> ) nor will I have to "figure" out something new.<br><br>
I am thinking of getting a pocket type of diaper but that is for when we have a sitter or at church (since not everyone is hip on the snappi/ CD thing....<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug"> )
 

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I agree. In the past, when I was thinking about getting rid of something, I put it away for a week or so. If I missed/needed it - I kept it. If not, to the TP or eBay it went.
 
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