Jennifer on March 26th, 2014

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Wondering who ranks in our Top Cloth Diaper Business?!  Here  ya go! these are our customer’s choice members in cloth diaper directory this month! These businesses have earned enough rave reviews (15 or more) to earn the awards below:

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Top 12

We have a new #1! Kissed by the Moon  has finally climbed to the top of the list with  39 reviews averaging at a rating of 5 – can’t beat that! Congratulations to AppleCheeks for climbing to our top 10!

Kissed by the Moon      for baby   for mom
We are a cloth diaper/wool/natural family products store specializing in popular and up-and-coming brands including FuzziBunz, bumGenius, Swaddlebees, Thirsties, Crow Mountain Crafts, Bumby, Cjs, Planet Wise, Little Fancy Pants and more!
Member since October 2011 (updated: January 2013)

GoGo Natural      for baby   for mom
We focus exclusively on the best natural care products for you and your infant. We carry cloth diapering supplies, baby carriers, breastffeding accessories, & much more!
Member since May 2007 (updated: January 2013)

Diaper Junction         for baby   for mom
Home to the 100% cotton Diaper Rite Prefolds, Diaper Junction carries all the cloth diapers, diaper covers, & accessories you’ll need to diaper your child from birth to potty training. FREE SHIPPING
Member since November 2002 (updated: May 2012)

Little Boppers      for baby   for mom   made by mom
Hello Baby! Little Boppers are plush and stylish cloth diapers you’ll love to show off! Fitteds, Hybrids, AI2s, & Covers, handmade with great attention to detail. Custom orders available.
Member since February 2004 (updated: November 2013)

FiggyFuzz Baby Boutique      for baby   for mom
FiggyFuzz Baby Boutique is Mommy Owned and Mommy Operated! Most orders ship within 24 hrs. $5.99 Flat Rate US shipping, orders over $69 ship FREE! Eco-Friendly, Family Focused. Local appointments available.
Member since April 2012 (updated: January 2014)

AppleCheeks      for baby   made by mom   sewing resources
Throw away your preconceived notions. Ignore your skeptical peers. These are NOT your grandmother’s cloth diapers.We are AppleCheeks™, a breakthrough in reusable diapering. This is a paradigm shift. Thought you knew what reusable diapering was all abo
Member since September 2008 (updated: December 2013)

Green Diaper Demos      for baby
Fast friendly service! We carry many brands but our top seller and recommended are SoftBums, Thirsties, bumGenius, and itti bitti!
Member since April 2010 (updated: October 2013)

Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique      for baby   for mom
FREE USA SHIPPING! Cloth Diapers, Teething Necklaces, Baby Carriers, Unique Gifts! KaWaii Baby, BumGenius, FuzziBunz, Thirsties, GroVia, BabyKicks, Ergo, Aristocrats, & more! Most orders ship within 24 hours. Store in Raleigh/Cary, NC!
Member since June 2010 (updated: August 2013)

Modern Cloth LLC      for baby   for mom
Modern Cloth is your resource for cloth diapers and accessories in South Carolina’s Lowcountry and on the web. We have a passion for cloth diapering and our mission is simply to spread the word about just how far modern cloth diapers have come!
Member since November 2010 (updated: December 2012)

Sandbox Lane      for baby   for mom
Specializing in top cloth diapers brand (Fuzzi Bunz, bumGenius, Rocky Mountain, Drybees, Sweet Pea, Flip, Charlie Banana, and much more) and other organic baby products. Free shipping over $30.
Member since September 2011 (updated: October 2011)

Nicki’s Diapers         for baby   for mom
Long-standing business and large in-stock selection for all your cloth diapering needs. Fast, free shipping included on most items and all orders over $75. Also, Nicki’s Diapers offers a wide selection of Mama and Baby Items. A one-stop shop!
Member since June 2004 (updated: December 2011)

Dearest Diapers      for baby   for mom
Dearest Diapers is your Cloth Diapering and Natural Parenting Source! Free Shipping in the U.S. Use code NEWBIE for 10% Off your First Order!
Member since May 2012 (updated: May 2013)

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Diaper Pin on February 12th, 2014

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Katie on January 28th, 2014

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Reviews for SoftBums Echo System
When I first opened this diaper, I was immediately struck by how very soft and cushy the lining was.  The inserts are covered with a dense, pillowy fleece that can only be described as deliciously soft!! At first I thought that might be the only thing to make this diaper stand out from other All-in-Ones or All-in-Twos, but I was wrong!

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On first glance you can see that the inside of the diaper looks much the same as any other AI2, but it has some pretty significant differences.  For starters, the Echo system comes with a selection of Pods – their term for inserts – so you can get quite a wide range of absorbency in the diaper.

Three sizes of doublers - (see the snaps) - this makes for a very versatile diaper!

Three sizes! (see the snaps) This makes for a very versatile diaper!

The One-Size Pod is a wonderful one – it is somewhat T-shaped to give full absorbency and coverage in the back, and long enough to be folded under to give double absorbency where you need it most.  The wide shape is designed to cover the interior of the diaper completely, so that you can switch out the Pods without having to change the whole diaper.  Plus, the inserts snap into place, eliminating any sliding around.

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Another stand-out design feature of the Echo is that the front aplix strip is positioned well below the front edge of the diaper.  This is great for sensitive baby skin, as it prevents the stiff edge from rubbing into baby’s tummy.  All that touches is the deliciously soft fleece on the inside!  No scratches!

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And now for the pure genius that makes the SoftBums Echo “meaningfully unique”….  This diaper is a one-size diaper.   For other diapers, having a one-size system means you have 3 sets of snaps to shrink the diaper down, meaning it’s really a 4-size diaper.  For the SoftBums Echo, they have made it infinitely customizable – inside the diaper, underneath the fleece, is a drawcord clasp holding the elastic in place.  This is their patent-pending “Slide2Size” sizing system – simply shrink the diaper leg holes to the desired size by sliding the clasp down the elastic!

 

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This makes the best leg opening fit of any diaper I have tried, and contributes to making the diaper overall one of the trimmest I have tried.

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This opening reveals elastic that is used to lengthen or tighten the diaper.

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Before washing this diaper, be sure to attach the velcro tabs….

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diaperpin on November 23rd, 2013

 

With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday around the corner I thought I’d put together a list of the beautiful holiday prints that are available this season.  I reached out to our directory members and asked what prints they are making/selling. The information below is based on the responses I got from them! Aren’t these beautiful??

Bummis Tots Bots – Gingerbread

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Limited edition only 5 per retailer! If like this act fast – These already arrived at retailers and some are already sold out!

Retailers: Abby’s Lane, Mom’s Milk Boutique, Over the Moon Diapers, Kelly’s Closet, Dearest Diapers, Dream Diapers, more…

Moraki  Snowman

Moraki Snowman

Moraki has a fantasic holiday collection that I photographed  the ABC Kids Expo here is their super cute snowman!

Retailers: Kelly’s Closet, Mom’s Milk Boutique, more…

 

Bottombumpers – Holiday Collection

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I love these beautifully embroidered diapers!

Retailers: Kelly’s Closet, Sweet Little Blessings, Sew Crafty Baby, Mom’s Milk Boutique, Nicki’s Dapers, Kissed by the Moon(last year’s), more…

 

Little Boppers – Holiday Edition

Little Boppers Holiday Edition

Retailers: Dream Diapers (exclusive)

 

Best Bottoms – Mistletoe

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This cute print is from last year and some retailers are still carrying  them.

Retailers: Mom’s Milk Boutique, more…

 

SoftBums – December Calendar Bum

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Softbums has a limited edition print that will be released on November 29th. Pictured above is  their holiday package with the panda is covering the diaper!!  We will post the actual diaper as close to the reveal as possible!

Retailers: Dearest Diapers, FiggyFuzz Baby Boutique, Dream Diapers, Squishy Tushy, more…

CutiePoops – Grinch

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Sold at CutiePoops.
 

Mom’s Milk Boutique

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Announced Black Friday (picture to be added soon!). In the meantime check out the other holiday prints they are selling. Find out more at Mom’s Milk Boutique
 

GEN-Y – gnome for the Holidays

GEN-Y - gnome for the holidays

Sold at GEN-Y

 

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AppleCheek’s – Joy!

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Retailers: Turtles in Bloom, Squishy Tushy, Kissed by the Moon, Fluff-N-Stuff Baby, Kelly’s Closet, Ju-Ju Monkey, Go Baby Go Shop, Diaper Style, Bums Away, Sew Crafty Baby, Mom’s Milk Boutique, Dearest Diapers, Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique, FiggyFuzz Baby Boutique, more…

Dri-Line Baby – Red Bamboo Bib

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Sold at Dri-Line Baby

 

For those of you who want list a little sparkle to your perfolds and flats – get the glitter Boingos.

If you are looking for prints and don’t want holiday ones check out those from businesses like Grovia and SmartBottoms – we took pictures at the ABC Kid Expo!

Happy Holidays!

 

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diaperpin on November 18th, 2013

 

Let’s check out what’s changed in the top categories of our cloth diaper reviews!

All of the products listed here have moved to the top 4 of their category -

New to  the One Size Pockets top 5:  Blueberry™ One Size Deluxe DiaperPooters™ Bamboo One Size Pocket Diaper, Just Simply Baby SimplyCloth Diapers

New to All in Ones:  Chelory AIO, Rainshine Designs AIO

Bags:  Wahmies™ Diaper Pail Liners, Wahmies™ Fun Prints Wet Bag

Ointments:  Monkey Bare Daily Defense Diaper Cream, Earth Mama Angel Baby Bottom Balm

Fitted:  Stinky Couture™ Fitted, Under the Nile Fitted Organic Diaper, Orange Diaper Organic Bamboo Side-Snapping Fitteds, Tinkle Traps Prefold Fitted

 

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One Size Pockets

(54) bumGenius™ One-Size Pocket Diaper
(25) sew is your baby! Minky One Size Pocket
(4) Blueberry™ One Size Deluxe Diaper
(3) Pooters™ Bamboo One Size Pocket Diaper
(3) Just Simply Baby SimplyCloth Diapers

All in Ones

(29) Bum-Ware All-In-One
(20) Chelory AIO
(41) Ragababe ‘Easy’ All-In-One
(16) Bottombumpers Side Snapping AIO Diaper
(5) Rainshine Designs AIO

Bags

(53) Monkey Foot Designs Wetbag
(39) Planet Wise Wet Bag™
(6) Wahmies™ Diaper Pail Liners
(6) Wahmies™ Fun Prints Wet Bag
(4) Kissaluvs Antibacterial Pail Liner

Ointments

(61) CJ’s BUTTer
(17) LuSa Organics Booty Balm
(10) BALM! Baby Diaper Balm / 1st Aid ©
(5) Monkey Bare Daily Defense Diaper Cream
(3) Earth Mama Angel Baby Bottom Balm

Fitted Cloth Diapers

(25) Cloth-eez® Workhorse™ Diapers
(10) Stinky Couture™ Fitted
(6) Under the Nile Fitted Organic Diaper
(6) Orange Diaper Organic Bamboo Side-Snapping Fitteds
(5) Tinkle Traps Prefold Fitted

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diaperpin on November 13th, 2013

 

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diaperpin on November 12th, 2013

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Ahh. Another post about our Top Cloth Diaper Businesses!  Here are our customer’s choice members in cloth diaper directory this month! These businesses have earned enough rave reviews (15 or more) to earn the awards below:

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What’s Changed

circle ME, Modern Cloth LLC and Nells Natural Baby jumped into the top 10 and top 20!

Up and Coming

Other great businesses include Sweet Pickles, Diaper Parties, LLC , AppleCheeks, Sew Crafty Baby, Little Boppers, Caterpillar Baby and Happy Baby Company !

Top 10

GoGo Natural      for baby   for mom
We focus exclusively on the best natural care products for you and your infant. We carry cloth diapering supplies, baby carriers, breastffeding accessories, & much more!
Member since May 2007 (updated: January 2013)

Diaper Junction         for baby   for mom
Home to the 100% cotton Diaper Rite Prefolds, Diaper Junction carries all the cloth diapers, diaper covers, & accessories you’ll need to diaper your child from birth to potty training. FREE SHIPPING
Member since November 2002 (updated: May 2012)

Kissed by the Moon      for baby   for mom
We are a cloth diaper/wool/natural family products store specializing in popular and up-and-coming brands including FuzziBunz, bumGenius, Swaddlebees, Thirsties, Crow Mountain Crafts, Bumby, Cjs, Planet Wise, Little Fancy Pants and more!
Member since October 2011 (updated: January 2013)

Rumpsack      for baby   made by mom
Rumpsack offers a variety of diapering supplies. These include pocket diapers sized and one sized, covers, inserts and fleece soakers. In addition Rumpsack also carries crayon rolls, chalk mats, embroidered bibs, t-shirts and onesies. If you are looking
Member since February 2011 (updated: April 2013)

Sandbox Lane      for baby   for mom
Specializing in top cloth diapers brand (Fuzzi Bunz, bumGenius, Rocky Mountain, Drybees, Sweet Pea, Flip, Charlie Banana, and much more) and other organic baby products. Free shipping over $30.
Member since September 2011 (updated: October 2011)

circle ME      for baby   for mom
Uniquely positioned within her husband’s chiropractic office, Jennifer has opened circle ME with the intent to educate and empower families to live a more natural lifestyle. circle ME’s vision for families is: To Build…To Restore….To Prosper…
Member since December 2008 (updated: February 2012)

FiggyFuzz Baby Boutique      for baby   for mom
FiggyFuzz Baby Boutique is Mommy Owned and Mommy Operated! Most orders ship within 24 hrs. $5.99 Flat Rate US shipping, orders over $69 ship FREE! Our focus is making cloth diapering and natural parenting FUN and EASY! Local appointments available.
Member since April 2012 (updated: May 2013)

Abby’s Lane      for baby   for mom
FREE SHIPPING ON ALL U.S. ORDERS!! Bumgenius, Fuzzi Bunz, Swaddlebees,Thirsties, many more~ Baby Carriers including BabyHawk, Ergo, Boba, Beco, Girasol, Moby, Pedipeds shoes and accessories galore
Member since September 2004 (updated: April 2013)

Green Diaper Demos      for baby
Fast friendly service! We carry many brands but our top seller and recommended are SoftBums, Thirsties, bumGenius, and itti bitti!
Member since April 2010 (updated: October 2013)

Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique      for baby   for mom
FREE USA SHIPPING! Cloth Diapers, Teething Necklaces, Baby Carriers, Unique Gifts! KaWaii Baby, BumGenius, FuzziBunz, Thirsties, GroVia, BabyKicks, Ergo, Aristocrats, & more! Most orders ship within 24 hours. Store in Raleigh/Cary, NC!
Member since June 2010 (updated: August 2013)

Top 20

New & Green Baby Co      for baby
Baby Bellhop is a home-based business that is dedicated to providing friendly customer service. We offer $5.99 flat rate shipping in Canada, plus free shipping on orders over $99 to Canada and the US.
Member since September 2010 (updated: October 2012)

Modern Cloth LLC      for baby   for mom
Modern Cloth is your resource for cloth diapers and accessories in South Carolina’s Lowcountry and on the web. We have a passion for cloth diapering and our mission is simply to spread the word about just how far modern cloth diapers have come!
Member since November 2010 (updated: December 2012)

Nells Natural Baby      for baby   for mom
NellsNaturalBaby.com is a top-rated newborn diaper renter and carries an ever-increasing line of cloth diapers, supplies and accessories to meet your needs. Also, as always, we have an extremely low free-shipping minimum. Check us out!
Member since January 2011 (updated: August 2013)

Fluff Envy      for baby   for mom
We are located in SouthElgin, IL and sell cloth diapers & accessories, baby carriers, nursing products and natural laundry products. In the area? We offer Cloth Diaper 101, Baby Wearing, Breastfeeding Support and Baby Yoga Classes! We’ll provide you wi
Member since November 2009 (updated: March 2013)

Nicki’s Diapers         for baby   for mom
Long-standing business and large in-stock selection for all your cloth diapering needs. Fast, free shipping included on most items and all orders over $75. Also, Nicki’s Diapers offers a wide selection of Mama and Baby Items. A one-stop shop!
Member since June 2004 (updated: December 2011)

Dearest Diapers      for baby   for mom
Dearest Diapers is your Cloth Diapering and Natural Parenting Source! Free Shipping in the U.S. Use code NEWBIE for 10% Off your First Order!
Member since May 2012 (updated: May 2013)

Green Mountain Diapers      for baby
Complete cloth diapering supplies in stock and shipped quickly featuring Cloth-eez prefold diapers, Bummis covers and more. A very informative site with many pictures.
Member since December 2000 (updated: November 2013)

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katie on October 30th, 2013

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I was really excited to open the GroVia® All In One. I LOVED the print, and the construction felt wonderful – soft, squishy interior and smooth, rugged exterior.  The inserts can be unsnapped for reduced bulk in the smaller size, and because they are not stitched together the diaper dries very quickly.

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This style of diaper is a side-snapping diaper, which many people prefer for fitting their little ones.  In trying it on my 20lb one-year-old, I felt like it was a little small.  Usually I can fit a one-size diaper on her closed to the smallest setting, but this one had to be way out to the edge of the snaps.  Obviously this is fine, since it is made to do that, it just made me a little anxious about coverage with the narrow sides.
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Also it seemed like the crotch area was really narrow.  In wearing the diaper, the inserts seemed to get bunched into the crotch which would fold and bulge.  I was a bit anxious about how the bulge caused the leg holes to gap.  Thankfully Baby didn’t poop, and usually her poops are solid, so it probably wouldn’t have leaked.

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I can see that this diaper would be great for a baby with very chunky thighs.

 

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Overall the fit was fine and the baby seemed comfortable despite the bunching insert.  The back fit snugly and the absorbency was great, and after washing the diaper retained its softness.  In conclusion I would say this diaper is very well made and very cute.  I am not personally a fan of the side-snapping style, but I think it would be fine on a smaller baby, especially a very thin baby.

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diaperpin on October 25th, 2013

 

Believe it or not I attended the ABC Kids Expo and met cloth diaper manufacturers for the first time since I launched Diaper Pin over 13 years ago. Having a full time job outside of Diaper Pin made it difficult for me to do until this year – I was excited to meet these great talented business women and business men that I had corresponded with for years.

Jennifer of Diaper Pin @ ABC Kids Expo - 2013

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Jennifer of Diaper Pin @ ABC Kids Expo – 2013

What a tiring and exciting two days I had! ABC Kids Expo is a huge show for all kids products so I was a bit glad that I was focusing just on cloth diapers (there SO many to see!)

Anyway here is the latest in the cloth diapering world!

OsoCozy – Their Organic Prefolds have been out a month. Along with that are their pins. Their beautiful imported fitteds have been out less than a year.

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Softbums - In addition to their Echo System and Omni Shell diaper Softbums now has Rock-a-Bums “do everything” 5 in 1 diaper. New

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 Applecheeks – They unveiled their Limited Edition Steel Me diaper at Vegas.

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Smart Bottoms – They have a new “Born Smart” Newborn Diaper (5 to 16lbs), Seat Saver  (with stain resistant quilted polyester top) which comes in the same color as their diaper bags, 3.1 – slightly larger waist panel (2 additional snaps), dries faster and fits babies up to 40lbs. They also released new prints Ella, Juliet, Emerson and Superhero.

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Ella, Juliet, Emerson and Superhero

 

 Thirsties - new One Size diaper (available end of November) and wet bag.

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 Moraki - has cute rainbow snaps and holiday prints.

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Gro-Via- welcomes these new products to their line: Rock-a-Baby leggings , Magic Stick Z Diaper Balm. They also have new cloth diaper prints: Pudge, Drift,  Sweetgrass, Poppy

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Imse Vimse - New One Size Diapers, new prints, maternity hooded towels (cotton/bamboo), new swim diaper prints, feminine pad and “West Coast Baby” bamboo washcloths.

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Diaper Pin on October 24th, 2013

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