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Prefolds are one of my favorite diapers to recommend. They are made of natural fibers, easy to clean, durable, and simple to use. If they are made of the proper fabric and thickness, they are also very absorbent. All prefolds are not made alike. The design and fabric can vary from one manufacturer to the next.
Prefold definition: Rectangular diapers that have more layers in the middle and fewer layers on the sides..
You may see the prefolds labeled as 4x8x4 or 4x6x4. That pertains to the layers of fabric in the diaper.
4x8x4 = 4 on both sides, and 8 in the middle
4x6x4 = 4 on both sides, and 6 in the middle
Prefolds can be folded and laid into a trim cover, or folded and fastened on baby. Prefolds need a waterproof cover over the top.
· Trifold and use as … Read More
Investing in cloth diapers is not only for the sake of the environment or health, but also for financial savings. There is no way around it – babies need diapers… unless you live in the jungle and baby doesn’t wear clothes…. ;)Due to input from you, our wonderful Thirsties fans, I am going to attempt to show you how it is possible to build a cloth diaper stash with an investment of $288.50. Now this will be the cost for the diapers and the covers. This does not include cost for water, energy use, detergent, or other diapering items. You will have to be creative for the diaper pail, wipes, and any other diapering items you wish to use. Ideas:
5 Gallon Bucket with a lid for a diaper pail.
Water for use with cloth wipes.
Cloth Wipes made from old flannel sheets, etc.
The most budget friendly … Read More