considering Cding for the first time but I 3rd baby, advice?

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considering Cding for the first time but I 3rd baby, advice?

Postby byebeautiful » Wed Jul 27, 2011 7:59 am

Im considering CDing this baby (which is our 3rd and last baby!) to save some money. I was just wondering how many you suggest we should start out with? im sorta over whelmed with all the different types of CD's so im not even sure which one would be easiest and which one i will like the most.


any suggestions as to which kind to start out with and how many??
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Postby Sisrea » Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:51 am

The start here thread is a good place to start ... so you can kinda figure what kind of diapers you might like or what will work for you and your family. From there if you have any extra questions we are here, but that will at least get you started.
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Postby ivycrystals » Wed Jul 27, 2011 1:38 pm

If you are going to cloth diaper from birth, I would do prefolds (pfs) and covers. It's the cheapest way to do it since you change them sooo much. Then I'd switch to one size pockets one baby is 10-12lbs. They will still be a little big, but will not be as bulky as they are on a newborn.

I'd say you need 24 pockets so you can wash every 2 days. I'd do 24-30 pfs and 6 covers for the newborn days.

Then you can always branch out and try different things. I have some of everything in my stash and I love the variety. But in the beginning I did most pfs/covers, pockets, and all in ones (aios).
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Postby byebeautiful » Wed Jul 27, 2011 1:41 pm

Thank you for the advice! Im def gonna look into prefolds first then. i noticed they were cheaper. Then i guess ill brand out from there and see which ones i like from there. Thank you so much!
Me- Amanda -27


My handsome boys:
Aiden Gauge
10/5/05
7lbs 11 oz's
21 1/4 inch
12:38 am


Jaxon Dillinger
12/24/08
7lbs. 5 oz
20 1/2
1:20am

Bentley Asher
11/13/11
7lbs 10 oz
20 1/4 inch
5:01 am
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Postby ivycrystals » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:00 pm

Oh and Jillian's Drawers has a good trial package once baby is past the newborn stage.
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Postby Sisrea » Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:42 am

ivycrystals wrote:Oh and Jillian's Drawers has a good trial package once baby is past the newborn stage.


+1 to this.. i forgot about it but it is perfect for somebody new to cloth and don't know what you would like.
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Postby byebeautiful » Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:28 pm

Thanks ladies! I made my first cloth diaper purchase today and im so excited! I got 2 KaWaii's with 2 inserts each (for both diapers pplus 2 inserts each, 4 all together i paid 10) then i got a bestbottoms with 2 inserts for 10 dollars. Im going to try BumGenius because i keep hearing how great they are. I also found out we have a cloth diaper store here in my town.
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My handsome boys:
Aiden Gauge
10/5/05
7lbs 11 oz's
21 1/4 inch
12:38 am


Jaxon Dillinger
12/24/08
7lbs. 5 oz
20 1/2
1:20am

Bentley Asher
11/13/11
7lbs 10 oz
20 1/4 inch
5:01 am
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