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 Cloth Diaper cover Reviews

Best for Fitted Diapers

An older personal blog post about a few of my favourite cloth diaper covers for fitted diapers. 

What is a Cloth Diaper Cover?

A cloth diaper cover is just a waterproof shell used with inserts, flats, prefolds, fitted diapers. Cloth Diaper Covers can be made from wool or fleece, but are typically PUL or TPU with snaps.

There are many different types of Cloth Diaper Covers from snap in, to wipeable, to large and small sizes and shapes. 

Bebeboo Flex Cover

Best Bottom

This is marketed as an Ai2

Best Bottom Bigger

Blueberry Capri & Coverall

Buttons Cover

Comparison of OS & Super

This is marketed as an Ai2

Flip OS Cover

This is also marketd as a hybrid style.

Cloth Diaper Review.

Comparison to Too Smart Smart Bottoms

GroVia Hybrid

This is marketed as an A12

Funky Fluff Cover

Funky Fluff Flex Review

This brand is closed

Lalabye Baby Cover

Nuggles Tuck-Wrap-Go

Sweet Pea Cover

Read the review.

This brand is out of business. 

HumBird

Interlock Wool Review

This is a wool cover.

Smart Bottoms Too Smart

Omaiki Cabrio

This diaper is no longer manufactured

7 Reasons to Choose the Cabrio over GroVia

Cloth Diaper Cover Recommendations on Amazon

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best cloth diaper covers?

The best cloth diaper cover is the diaper that fits your child, your families budget, and meets your needs. There are so many amazing cloth diaper covers that can work for families. 

The best covers come from brands that offer warranty, customer support, and don’t leak.

How many cloth diaper covers and inserts do I need?

1 cloth diaper cover for every three inserts.

And insert is a vague term used to imply some sort of absorbent material – you can use flats, prefolds, fitted diapers, or insert inserts as an insert.

Generally, we recommend that you can reuse a cover three times before needing to wash it. Covers need to be washed when they start to smell or get soiled (re: poop)

Can I use inserts with diaper covers?

Yes! You can use anything absorbent in a cloth diaper cover. If you want to use inserts, you can just lay the insert in the diaper, and then fasten to baby.

A few tips: get a snug fit so the insert doesn’t move around, and you can also get cloth diaper covers with snap-in inserts so that it all stays in place. 

Do you really need diaper covers for cloth diapers/

No. A Cloth diaper cover is one type of cover, and you don’t need it. 

But, if you are using fitted diapers, flats, or prefolds, you do need some sort of waterproof exterior.

If you plan to use pocket diapers or all in one diapers, you don’t need covers.

What are cloth diaper covers made of?

PUL/TPU, wool, or fleece are the most common textiles used to make cloth diaper covers.

How many diaper covers do you need?

Assume that baby needs to be changed every two hours, and once at night – most families calculate that they need 6-10 diaper changes per day. 

If you use one cover per three changes, you can get away with using 2-3 diaper covers per day.

You’ll want as many covers as days between washing.

My Book on Cloth Diapering

Ready to take this conversation offline? Or maybe you just want to learn about cloth diapering in one easy-to-load resource. The Cloth Diaper Book is everything you need to get started cloth diapering. This is the cloth diaper book for beginners and covers many topics in a simple to read Cloth 101 style

FAQ on Every Topic

Detailed Graphics & Images on Diapers

Wash Routine Support & Info

About Bailey

Professional Cloth Diaper Educator

Bailey brings 5+ years of cloth diapering experience and conversation to the cloth diaper space. She's not just your every day mom blogger sharing her experience - Bailey is immersed in the cloth diaper community learning from other parents and growing as an individual. She wants to find the cloth diaper solution that truly works for you.

Bailey believes we need to stop and listen to cloth diapering parents. We need to recognize our own bias and preferences and focus on solutions that work for you, not us. The Cloth Diaper need to recognize the privilege of being able to cloth diaper, and provide spaces for more conversations and stories.

Cloth diapering is not about rules but about our own strength as parents to do the best we can for our children with the resources available.

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