Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Today I want to talk to you all about one of my favorite diapers, Thirsties Duo All in Ones. These are amazing diapers to have when you need to round out your stash. They're American made, affordable, and ridiculously adorable. Interested yet? I thought so! Let's dish about these super cute All in Ones.
Let's start with a little bit of background on Thirsties as a brand, because they are worth knowing! Thirsties products are made in the USA with as many locally sourced materials as possible. They're committed to keeping jobs in America, as well as reducing their ecological impact. In fact, Thirsties employs many work at home moms to produce their diapers in their own homes, which I think is amazing. That in and of itself is a reason to adore Thirsties- they're empowering moms to bring in an income and have the flexibility of being at home with their kids at the same time. Pretty great, right? If you love their mission, you're going to love their products just as much. Let's talk about their All in Ones.
Thirsties Duo All in Ones are a two-sized diapering system. Size One fits babies from 6-18 lbs, which makes these diapers perfect for newborns all the way to about 9 months. Size Two fits from 18-40 lbs, which fits babies from 9 months all the way to about 36 months. My two year old still fits comfortably in a size two with room to grow! While a two-sized diapering system does mean you will have to purchase more diapers than a one-sized system, I find that these diapers last longer and stay in better shape than some of my one-sized diapers as they get less steady use. I know my Thirsties will still be in great shape when baby number two comes. That's a big deal for me because I don't want to have to replace my diapers often! Having two sizes also means that these diapers are really trim. Sure, your baby will still have that cute cloth diaper booty, but they'll also still fit in their pants. Win win!
When it comes to design, Thirsties has made a really innovative AIO. With a microfleece inner and microfiber sewn-in-soaker, these diapers will keep your baby feeling dry and provide plenty of absorbency. They also feature a "tunnel system" soaker- it's sewn onto the diaper on both sides, leaving the front and back open for speedy drying and the ability to add hemp doublers or boosters into the "tunnel" for heavy wetters and night time sleep. It's a pretty ingenious design that makes this diaper really versatile.
Thirsties AIO's come in both snap and aplix closures. The aplix closure and super easy to use design makes these the ideal day care diaper or grandma-friendly diaper. They're no more difficult to use than a disposable, and I think they are perfect to share with your cloth-curious friends. One of the best things about these AIO's is the price. At only $15 a diaper for solid colors and $16 for prints, these are some of the most affordable All in Ones on the market today, which really makes them perfect for filling out your stash. Thirsties also boasts some of the most beautiful colors available, so it's a good thing they're affordable because you're going to want quite a few of these beauties.
I hope you can see now why Thirsties Duo All in One diapers are one of my all time favorite diapers. They're adorable, affordable, and functional. What more can you ask for?