NB diapering at night

Chat about your little darling's fuzzy bunz in here. :-)

Moderators: B Michaelson, southernbelle, jessm, 1daysoon, reapage, Honey Bunny, unaffected, maddy, TrebleLily

NB diapering at night

Postby Christie2007 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:49 am

We will likely be using sposies a lot the first month for Lukas, simply because he will be spending a lot of time in the hospital his first month. But, I am not sure what to do about night time diapering when we are home.

We are going to do mainly prefolds and covers while home, and AIOs and pockets when needing to go out and about. But what should I put on him at night? DH will be helping with middle of the night changing and quite honestly, I can't see him sitting there trying to put on a prefold. So, would fitteds and covers be good at night? AIOs? Pockets? I need some help!
DS1 - Riley 6/29/07
DS2 - Hayden 12/4/08
DS3 - Lukas 6/3/11 - diagnosed with truncus arteriosus type I, VSD, and bicuspid aortic valve. Truncal/VSD repair (open heart sugery) 6/20/2011 at 2 weeks old.

Our Blog for Lukas
User avatar
Christie2007
Girlfriend
Girlfriend
 
Posts: 3665
Joined: Sun Nov 12, 2006 1:00 am
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Postby erbitrude » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:25 am

I always found fitteds and covers to be the best option at night. You can get some really absorbant ones and they are easier to mess with when sleep deprived :)
User avatar
erbitrude
Girlfriend
Girlfriend
 
Posts: 1505
Joined: Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:00 am
Location: Kent, UK

Postby BrandyJ. » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:32 am

I hope Lucas has a speedy uneventful recovery.

I bought several pockets and kissaluv fitteds with thirsties and 6 AIO's. I'm not sure which will be better at night. I'm thinking the AIO
Me-38 DH-32 DD#1 (12), DD#2(3), DS (16 months/14 adjusted)
4 sweet angels
Formally known as "brandylovesal"
ImageMake a pregnancy ticker</span></div>
User avatar
BrandyJ.
Girlfriend
Girlfriend
 
Posts: 1491
Joined: Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:00 am
Location: from Texas, stuck in wisconsin

Postby RadioKitten » Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:11 am

I have always had the best luck at night with bummis covers and a pf. When he was a nb and we were still doing middle of the night diaper changes I would prep them before bed so they were ready to put on. This is also the reason I really liked having dipes with velcro...even tho snaps hold up better in the long run.
Image
RadioKitten
Girlfriend
Girlfriend
 
Posts: 1314
Joined: Wed May 27, 2009 12:00 am

Postby stefanielynn » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:00 pm

We've only been CDing for two nights, but so far my preference is fitteds with covers. I have some Kissaluvs fitteds with snaps, and those fit her really well and are super easy to deal with in the middle of the night. Once I run out of my fitteds (this girls poos and pees like nothing I've ever seen!) we use our small pockets.
Me: 30
DH: 30
DS: 8/9/06
DD: 3/27/11
DS2: 10/14/13
Image
User avatar
stefanielynn
Girlfriend
Girlfriend
 
Posts: 3977
Joined: Tue Jul 13, 2010 12:00 am


Return to Cloth Diapering

cron