A Cloth Diapering Year in Review

I can’t believe that my Peanut is turning one this week!  How time flies…

At this time last year, I knew he would be coming soon , I just didn’t realize how soon.  He was due June 6 and lo and behold, he showed up on his due date, albeit not his choice.  I’d been having contractions for two weeks so I was ready or so  I thought.  That morning, when I started to leak, I began to have second thoughts about being ready.  My bags were packed, including the small-sized WAHM diapers I had purchased, thinking they would fit.  I knew the BG that I got had no chance of fitting him at first, so I didn’t bother to bring them.  9 1/2 hours late after a cesarean that wasn’t necessary (read about that here), my Peanut was here.


He was a tiny 6 lbs 10 oz angel.  Naturally, none of the diapers fit him.  After two weeks in the NICU, he was only 6 lbs 12 ozs, so nothing fit still… I decided to wait it out.  I didn’t want to buy newborn diapers that he would grow out of quickly.  So after about 2 months, the diapers I bought finally fit, well enough to get by.  I really, really hated the WAHM moms I had and never used them again.    But, I quickly realized I didn’t love any of them and I really couldn’t afford more.

So, I turned toBest lasix price.  I was blessed with a huge package of diapers that helped get us through most of the first year, so I was able to build a stash at my own pace.  I made diapers and bought any ones I could that were in my budget from Craigslist.  Plus, I even got a few for reviews.  I have a very random stash.  Mostly one size diapers, because they are the most cost-effective.   I even participated in the Flats and Handwashing challenge, and quickly learned that it’s not for me.  I did get a few sized FuzziBunz Diapers.  I love them.  I am going to be so sad when he out grows these.  I like not having to deal with adjusting the rise and they fit well.  I will be trying the one sized FuzziBunz Cloth Diapers though.

I’ve been able to send back all the diapers to GDGH and send a few others that just never worked for us.  So now my very random stash contains mostly diapers I have made, including hybrid fitteds, pockets and covers.  I have some FuzziBunz, BumGenius, Glow Bug, Cialis in canada, Bumbledoos, Sunbaby and Bottom Bumpers.


So how was your first year of cloth diapering?  What did you learn?

If you like what you just read please click to send a quick vote for me on Top Mommy Blogs- The best mommy blog directory featuring top mom bloggers

4 thoughts on “A Cloth Diapering Year in Review

    • Kelly says:

      I haven’t tried them. They are on my list through. I have noticed that I do like the sized diapers better than OS diapers. They seem to fit him much better. I have a Bottombumpers sized side snapping AIO that I’m really beginning to love. I think the sized are more trim than the OS.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.