I've only done pockets with my other children, but since I sold all of those and had to start over with our stash, I decided to try covers because they are much more economical. I absolutely love these. I use them with GMD prefolds and a snappi and they are fabulous! I have had some huge BF baby poops and none have leaked yet. The only problem I have had is that the rise snaps sometimes come undone when I'm closing the diaper. My little one is only 3 weeks old and not yet 8 lbs so he's still needs the rise snapped to the smallest setting. These should last a while because they do seem a little big, but I didn't want newborn covers that were tiny or only lasted until 10 lbs. Very happy with my purchase and would definitely recommend them!