Choosing the Right Cloth Diaper (Part III)

Reblogging this because it is so informative and easily understood!

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We’ve talked about the different types of cloth diapers available and how to get the right fit. Now I’ll explain different fabric choices. Once you find the right fit, the fabric used in a diaper is what really makes it work.


Microfiber refers to synthetic fibers, usually made from polyesters. This is the most common, or standard fabric choice for most “modern” cloth diapers, including all-in-ones, pocket diapers, and hybrids. If a diaper comes with a soaker (whether sewn-in or removable), then chances are that soaker will be made from microfiber. Microfiber fabric is often used for other products, like athletic wear, because the microfiber material wicks moisture away from the body, keeping the wearer cool and dry. So, it also make a great fabric for wicking moisture away from your baby’s bum.

Organic Cotton:

Here’s our first upgrade.  In many cases, the modern diapers you choose can be upgraded…

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