Lay the baby on the diaper so that the back edge is about even with her belly button
Roll both sides of the prefold in toward the middle until you reach the thick center layers (the jellyroll). The end up under her bottom will stay flat – you just want to roll the end by her feet.
First side jelly rolled
Second side jelly rolled
Pull the front of the diaper up between your baby’s legs
The front of the diaper should come up just below your baby’s belly button. Fold any excess length under (towards the rolled side of the prefold).
Pin or Snappi* the diaper snugly
If one (or both) of your jellyrolls comes unrolled during the process, you can generally fix it without starting over. See how the right side’s leg looks very loose?
Just lift your baby’s leg and tuck the roll back in around your baby’s thigh.
The sides are rolled inward creating a nice gusset to help contain messes.
*Always remember to use a cover when using a Snappi
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