Prefold and flat cloth diapers are the most economical way
to cloth diaper. Flat cloth diapers like
the OsoCozy Birdseye Flat Cloth Diapers are large rectangular pieces of cloth
that are folded to the desired shape and fastened on your baby. These original one size cloth diapers were the kind of cloth diapers used by
your great grandmother. Because
they are larger pieces of material that are not stitched together, they will dry
quicker than other cloth diapers. Once
the flat cloth diaper is folded into the desired shape fasten it on your baby
and then place a cloth diaper cover on top.
Prefold cloth diapers are folded and stitched into a smaller
rectangular shape than flat cloth diapers.
They are quicker to fold and fasten on your baby than flat diapers. Prefolds can be used in two different
ways. They can be folded and fastened on
your baby or folded in thirds and laid in a cloth diaper wrap. Prefolds like the Unbleached Indian Cotton
Prefolds can be folded into popular folds like the newspaper fold, the bikini
twist, the jelly roll, or the angel wing fold.
Once you have folded the prefold simply fasten it on your baby with a
Snappi or diaper pins. Then add a cloth
diaper cover. If you want to lay the
prefold in the cloth diaper wrap and fasten it on your baby then consider the OsoCozy
Better Fit Unbleached Prefold Diapers.
They are specifically designed to fit into cloth diaper wraps if you
fold them in thirds. You can also use
regularly sized prefolds, fold them in thirds, and if necessary fold down the
front to fit the prefold into the cloth diaper wrap.
When your prefold cloth diapers arrive they may be a little
stiff and bigger than expected. Once
they are washed and dried several times they will fluff up and shrink to the
Thanks Mama offers prefolds in package discounts. If you are on a limited budget and want to
get started cloth diapering right away then consider the Just Get Me Started
Package. It will give you what you need
to cloth diaper if you wash daily. The
Infant Prefold Package and the Premium Prefold Package come with enough
prefolds and diaper covers to wash every other day. If you desire organic cotton check out the
Bummis Organic Cotton Diapering Kit which comes with prefolds, diaper covers
Thanks Mama brings you prefolds in
cotton, organic cotton, and hemp fabrics.
Using prefolds will not only save you money, but you might find the durability
and simplicity of the prefold to be an enjoyable way to