Types of Cloth Diapers
There are many different types of cloth diapers because different diapers work for different people.
All In One Cloth Diapers
Perhaps the simplest, most complicated cloth diaper. This grab & go cloth diaper features sewn in absorbency.
Example of an AIO Diaper
All About AIO Diaper
Pocket Cloth Diapers
This is a two step diaper includes a cloth diaper with a pocket opening (one side PUL, one side cloth) and an insert that is put into the pocket for use.
Example of an Pocket Diaper
My Favourite Pocket
The All In Two Cloth Diaper
The AI2 is an inconsistent term. There are two types of AI2 diaper – one with a pocket opening and one without. They come with snap in inserts that allow you to use the diaper in two ways
For reviews on different AI2 styles please find them in their repsectable categories as a cover or a pocket.
Cloth Diaper Covers
The cover is a waterproof exterior that keeps clothes dry. It is placed over absorbent diapers like prefolds, flats, fitted or inserts. Some covers are designed to have inserts tucked in.
List of Cover Reviews
Fitted Cloth Diapers
Another two-step diaper, the fitted cloth diaper is just absorbent material sewn into the shape of a diaper with elastics, snaps and a contour shape.
List of Fitted Diaper Reviews
Other Absorbent Material
There are many more types of cloth diaper inserts.
Which is the best?
That really depends. I had a stash of AIO diapers that I loved and then hated. I’ve always hated stuffing pockets. Covers and prefolds have been my go-to choice for years, but they aren’t everyone’s first choice.
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