The Green Baby Guide’s Best Prefold Diaper Posts

Ah, good old Chinese prefolds with diaper covers! Your basic workhorse of a diaper system. Over the years we’ve written almost 100 diaper posts. Here are the most informative posts about prefolds.

Prefold diapers
with simple, affordable diaper covers are the reigning champions of diapers everywhere!

First check out how to choose an eco-friendly diaper system to make sure prefolds are right for you. (And remember, you don’t have to be monogamous with your diaper system. Playing the diaper field is not only allowed—it’s encouraged.) More of the marrying type? Perhaps you will be interested in my emotional ode to the humble prefold, in which I swear my love and devotion to this absorbent wonder diaper.
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Baby Leg Warmers as a Solution to Cloth Diaper Bulk

Balloon bum: An adorable, bulky-bottomed look caused by diapering baby in cloth.  May lead parents to adore cloth diapers for fashion reasons rather than just their obvious economic and environmental appeal.

Most of us embrace “balloon bum”—but dressing your baby can be challenging when most clothes are designed for disposable clad bottoms.  You can buy bigger pants and roll up the legs or stretch a pair of tights around the whole diaper—but I’ve just found a new solution.

baby_legsThis winter I discovered Baby Legs, baby leg warmers that stretch up to baby’s thighs without needing to cover the diaper.  Here are the reasons I LOVE this product:
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