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When to Use a Thirsties Cover

Meet Thirsties diaper covers! Five sizes, lots of colors to choose from and many of the same great designs that you will see on a Thirsties Duo Wrap. SO, what makes these covers so different and why would our clients prefer them to the extremely popular Duo Wrap? Let’s find out.

In this article, we are going to review the Thirsties sized diaper cover as well as help you decide if they would be a good addition to your Thirsties lineup!

So first, let’s go whatever what exactly is a diaper cover, for those who are unsure (also, recall minute four of Laura’s video). Each complete diapering system is made up of an absorbent element and a waterproof element. A Thirsties diaper cover is going to provide your waterproof layer, but you will need to add an absorbent layer as well before putting diaper on baby.

Duo Wraps

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How to Put on a Cloth Diaper

Despite Thirsties modern cloth diapers being extremely user friendly, sometimes cloth diapers can be intimidating to put on. If you are a former disposable diaper user, or brand new to cloth diapering, you may be wondering how to put on a cloth diaper. Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

In this article, we will discuss how to put on a cloth diaper as well as how to achieve that perfect fit. Fit can sometimes be confusing, but with a few tips and tricks, you can get that perfect fit every time.

Before we get started, here’s a simple Thirsties tutorial detailing how to put on a cloth diaper:

Seems easy enough, right? But let’s get into more detail, starting with the perfect fit. Here are a few ways to check to see if you have achieved the perfect fit:

  1. Make sure you can fit two fingers inside the waistband of your
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Thirsties News: Thirsties Rocket print is regular line up!

While the diapering products in our Rocket Science collection are limited, we’re happy to announce that Rocket will be a part of our regular lineup in the Thirsties Potty Training Pant! Rocket will join our current lineup, including Classic Jurassic, Elefantabulous, Stand Tall and Pandamonium.

SO, when you’re in the throws of potty training, what can you do to help? Here are some of our favorite potty training tricks and tips to help you potty train faster and easier.

Give Lots of Praise

Potty training is guided so much by your own attitude and reaction to the potty training journey. When your child successfully uses the potty, make sure to give them lots and lots of positive praise so that they know that their actions were positive and using the potty is something that you would love for them to do again. In general, if you look silly jumping up … Read More

Meet Rocket Science!

Many people say cloth diapering is not rocket science, but here at Thirsties, it certainly is! Introducing our limited-edition Spring Collection, Rocket Science! 

This collection has a sketch drawing feel and was created with that style in mind. The two solids, Azure and Bubble Gum, have matching binding and snaps. Science, with science-related equipment and symbols on a white background, has Azure binding and matching snaps. Rocket has Bubble Gum binding on a black background adorned with colorful space cats and unicorns, rainbows, space ships and so much more! 

Both prints are available in Duo Wrap (three sizes in snaps, two sizes in hook & loop), One Size All In One*, Newborn All In One, Natural One Size All In One, Natural Newborn All In One, Pocket Diaper, Natural Pocket Diaper and Wet Bag. Both solids are available in Dup Wraps (two sizes in snaps, two sizes in hook … Read More

What Is a Diaper Sprayer?


One of the most common questions I’m asked in our boutiques Introduction to Cloth Diapering class is ‘what do you do with the poop?’ It seems like almost every parent hesitates to ask, but is concerned about solids in their cloth diapers and how to handle them.

There are a few ways to handle solids in your cloth diapers (don’t worry! We’ll talk about all of them.) but the most common way is to use a diaper sprayer. So, what is a diaper sprayer?

In this article, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of diaper sprayers, how they can help you remove solids from your Thirsties cloth diapers and which type of diapers you can clean with your sprayer.

When to Use a Diaper Sprayer

Most people are actually shocked to find out that exclusively breastfed babies, or babies that have EBF poop, don’t need to use diaper Read More