Whether you're looking for the latest and greatest cloth diapers, or something more traditional for your Newborn, Nicki's Diapers has the perfect cloth diapering solution!
This page will walk you through some of the most popular options, and answer some frequently asked questions.
Single until that includes waterproof cover and absorbent insert - no additional items needed. Most popular for their easy-of-use and convenience.
If you're using fitted, prefolds, or flats for absorbency, Cloth Diaper Covers may also be needed to act as the waterproof layer to prevents leaks.
For bedtime or nap time, these cloth diapers contain added absorbency to keep baby more comfortable for longer - but are more bulky because of it.
Fitted cloth diapers have higher absorbency, while being easier to use than more traditional absorbency options, like prefolds or flats.
Newborn Prefold Cloth Diapers are highly absorbent. Popular for those with a heavy wetter, or are looking for something more affordable.
Newborn Flat Cloth Diapers are very affordable, versatile, and absorbent. Generally considered the most traditional cloth diapering option.
Similar to a Newborn All-In-One Cloth Diaper, Newborn Swim Cloth Diapers are designed to contain messes while being beach or pool ready.
Act as the absorbent part of the cloth diaper. Double up on inserts for added absorbency when needed.
Choosing to use prefolds, flats, or certain fitted options? You'll need Fasteners to hold your cloth diaper in place.
On average, newborns go through 12-15 diapers per day. We suggest washing your cloth diapers every 2-3 days, so depending on how often you plan to wash; we suggest having 24-45 cloth diapers for your newborn baby. If you are using an option that uses separate covers, you may not need as many covers since they can be used multiple times.
Any natural fiber like hemp, bamboo or cotton need to be washed and dried 4-5 times before use. Use detergent on your washes to remove natural oils. Drying between each wash cycle will help break up the natural fibers and increase their absorbency.
Synthetic fibers like microfiber only need to be washed and dried once before use.
In many experiences, meconium will easily wash out of cloth diapers without any special treatment.
You will start with a cold rinse or cold short wash without detergent. Follow with a warm or hot wash with an extra rinse. All covers or diapers containing PUL should be hung to dry to prolong their life. Everything else can be tumble dried.
Follow the advice of your baby’s doctor on the care of your son’s circumcision. Caring for your cloth diapers should include using a barrier to protect your cloth diapers from any type or cream or ointment. We suggest using a fleece liner as it will prevent the wound from sticking.
Most brands that have a specific newborn size are created with the newborn stump in mind. They will have a gathering of elastic or an actual dip in the fabric in the front of the diaper to fit under you little one’s healing belly button. If the diaper still has too high of a rise, we suggest folding it down to fit.