Friday, August 6, 2010

The oldest cloth diaper system- prefolds

I have been cloth diapering my kids for almost three years now and I was never brave enough to try a prefold. I was happy with my pockets and aios but after I started using fitteds I really wanted to try out some prefolds.

My husband and I went to a local cloth diaper shop and I decided to take the plunge. I bought a six pack of prefolds, two snapis ( there was no way I was trying pins ) and a brown cover. When we got home that night I started the prepping process and a couple days later I used the prefolds.

Here is a picture of her first time in a prefold:

and with the cover:

I can not believe how much I love my prefold diapers, the are really easy to use, really easy to clean and I love shopping for cute covers. This is one of the newest covers I have:

If you are a cloth diapering mama and have not yet tried using prefold diapers I highly recommend getting them, you will be pleasantly surprised.


  1. Ack that fleece piggy cover is so cute! We use mostly prefolds, through a service, but if i ever get my own big stash they'll certainly be a part of it. They're great diapers!

  2. Oh my goodness that piggy butt is so cute! I love my prefolds. They are simple and perfect. My husband needs "daddy style" diapers which are pockets or AIOs.

    And don't you love how disposables are now trying to get all cute and fancy to try to be like cloth?

  3. Have you ever CD a newborn with prefolds? I am wondering how you fold them? I really want to try prefolds and covers with our next one, but have a hard time getting a prefold on a toddler! Does it ever get any easier to get the fold right?



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