Cloth Diapering FAQs

Jul 272015
 

Fuzzibunz first year 1

contains affiliate links
Fuzzibunz is back and they brought some cute new diapers with them! In addition to their Perfect size diapers and One Size diapers, they now have a First Year Adjustable Pocket Diaper.  The Fuzzibunz First Year Adjustable Pocket Diaper is very similar to the new one size cloth diaper, but is smaller for a better fit for when baby is little.
fuzzibunz first year 2

So often, a traditional one size cloth diaper is far too large for a newborn, and even once it fits, it might still not be optimally sized for the best function. The First Year Adjustable Pocket Diaper is perfect for use during the beginning, middle, and beyond. It’s smaller, snugger fit is the solution for young infants, smaller babies, and for wearing under trim fitting pants.

fuzzibunz first year 3

First Year Adjustable Pocket Diaper features:

  • Fits more easily under newborn and infant clothing
  • Offers a better fit for newborns from 6 lbs
  • Adjustable internal leg and waist button hole elastic like the prior one size Fuzzibunz
  • Has potential to fit your baby from birth to 18+ months (6-24 lbs)
  • each comes with one Organic Cotton/Hemp insert (no more microfiber!)
  • Elastic is still easy to replace with the button system. (No longer comes with replacement kit though)
  • stay dry fleece lining
  • waterproof cover

fuzzibunz first year 4

Here it is on one of the larger settings on 10 month old Mory. She is about 22 pounds and the diaper fits just fine with one or two inserts. It is a little snug on the thighs since she is at the top of the suggested weight for a good fit. This diaper would still fit fine on a thin legged toddler.  You can fit about three inserts in this diaper before it begins compromising fit and function. The cotton inserts are absorbent, but we recommend two inserts unless you want to be changing your infant every 20 minutes.

fuzzibunz first year 5

Size wise, if you placed a Fuzzibunz One Size diaper and Bumgenius newborn all-in-one side by side, the Fuzzibunz First Year would be right in the middle.  It should definitely fit most full term newborns and grow with them for the first year. Whether you decide to try First year diapers or go straight to One Size is more personal preference if your baby was around eight pounds or more at birth. The First Year Pocket diaper is one of those diapers that is a great problem solver for small, thin legged babies, but probably not necessary if you have large, chubby babies.

It actually fits my 3.5 year old, since she is very skinny, so for those of you who like one size diapers that run small like Sunbaby and itti bitti, this diaper should have you covered and you could skip the larger one size altogether.

fuzzibunz first yr af

Visit Fuzzibunz and shop

*This review is NOT sponsored. We purchased this diaper for our own reviewing purposes. However, the links contained are affiliate links and purchases made through them might result in a small compensation to Lake&River. Thanks you.


Subscribe to Lake & River by Email

A Weekly Newsletter

 July 27, 2015  No Responses »
Soothe Upset Tummies with Homeopathic Nauzene

Soothe Upset Tummies with Homeopathic Nauzene

Items shown c/o Nauzene Are you ready (to get ready) for school again? We know, we know, it is still Summer! However, school season is really not far off and it will be time for new clothe, backpacks, schools supplies and more. One thing we don’t look forward to as ….

Eco-friendly Hand Knit Zubels

Eco-friendly Hand Knit Zubels

Some baby toys will always be classics, like stacking cups, rattles, plushies, and bells. When your baby hits the ‘playing’ age, suddenly anything can be a toys, but you don’t necessarily like the idea of all of them going straight to Baby’s mouth. Rattle c/o Zubels. Zubels toys are hand ….

Bee All Natural Organic Baby Powder {Plus A Giveaway!}

Bee All Natural Organic Baby Powder {Plus A Giveaway!}

Powder c/o Bee All Natural Diaper rashes. Dreaded, irritating, itchy, bumpy, painful diaper rashes. Whether you keep your baby in the highest quality disposable diapers, or the most expensive hemp cloth diapers, diaper rashes are a reality for most parents at least a few times. Your arsenal for relieving baby ….

Droolery Teething Jewelry

Droolery Teething Jewelry

You may have notice that from about four months of age and beyond, your baby has gotten very……grabby. and crabby. And drooly. And strives to put everything she can get her hands on in her mouth. Sometimes it is simply because the mouth is a baby’s most common interface with ….

A Summer Cloth Diaper Giveaway

A Summer Cloth Diaper Giveaway

Enter to win an itti bitti brand cloth diaper prize! Welcome to the 4th annual Summer Cloth Diaper Giveaway Hop hosted by Heather from Mommy’s Favorite Things and Mama’s Baby Cupcakes. This hop is focuses on items you’d want/need for everything cloth diaper related! After visiting our giveaway, make sure you check out ….

5 Sunscreens with Safer Ingredients

5 Sunscreens with Safer Ingredients

So, you took all the precautions to keep yourself and your family safe during beach trips and outdoor activities, only to hear all about the dangers of your sunscreen. Some people brush off the concerns of sunscreen ingredients, while others claim sunscreen is more dangerous than the UV rays themselves. ….

Love to.....Protect Your Skin

Love to…..Protect Your Skin

We would love you to……protect your skin! Don’t ruin a perfectly beautiful summer weekend with skin damage from the sun. Put on that over sized statement sunhat and rock on with your bad self. Burns and dryness lead to more than just premature wrinkles.  Be kind to yourself and be ….

Need Last Minute Father's Day Gifts?

Need Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts?

Let’s celebrate our Dads!!! Don’t give him another silly coupon book. Sure, those are cute when you are five years old, but maybe this year, show him how much you appreciate him. If you are stumped on a gift to get your pop or husband, here are some ideas that ….