The Anatomy and Breakdown of the Pocket Diaper April 29 2014
An Overview of Pocket Diapers
Pocket Diapers are a great addition to any cloth diapering routine and they definitely have features that make them a definite win for growing babies and ever changing families! (pun intended!)
One-Size Pockets have made a HUGE impact in the cloth diapering community for their flexibility from young to old and day to night.
While some often are perplexed by the difference between an All-In-One Diaper and a Pocket Diaper (see our All In One Blog Series) since the are changed the same, for others it is plain to see the differences when you break down the anatomy of the pocket diaper!
The Structure of Pocket Diapers
What makes a pocket diaper different from other cloth diapers is that there are two layers of fabric sewn together with an opening left for stuffing absorbent inserts into.
1. Layer of waterproof PUL fabric (PolyUrethane Laminate: a laminated fabric)
|bumGenius 4.0 One Size Pocket Diaper|
|Fuzzibunz One Size|
1. Rows of snaps on front that adjust rise and size of leg openings
3. All Pieces Separate for Better Cleaning & Faster Drying
4. One Size Pockets can be bulky on Newborns
6. Can be Harder to Clean compared to AI2 systems
|Thirsties New One Size Pocket Diaper|
Other favorites are Rumparooz OS Pocket for their inner gusset & Snap EZ for their youth and adult sizes!
What do you love & hate about Pocket Diapers? What features and brands of Pockets do you prefer?