A cloth diaper that has a waterproof cover and an absorbent inner liner all in one piece. These
diapers commonly fasten with hook/loop or snap fasteners. They may also be made of wool as the outer layer.
All In Ones are frequently used by parents who need a convenient diaper for a day care, for quick and easy
changes on the go, and by parents who just want the convenience of a one-piece diaper along with the ecological
advantages of cloth. Some examples of all in ones include bumGenius and Thirsties.
Aplix® is a hook and look fastener commonly used on cloth diapers. Other types of for hook and loop fasteners used on cloth diapers include Velcro® brand fasteners and Touch Tape®
Industry shorthand for the bumGenius brand.
bumGenius is the #1 selling cloth diaper brand in North America and in Europe. The brand is exclusively owned by Cotton Babies, Inc.
Bummis is a brand of cloth diaper cover. Bummis diaper covers may be hook & loop closures, snap closures, or pull-on.
Bumkins is a brand of diaper cover, an all-in-one, and bibs. Bumkins are known for being made of colorful breathable nylon fabrics.
A cloth diaper is a washable, reusable diaper made of any one (or several) types of fabric. A cloth diaper may
require a cloth diaper cover.
A contoured diaper does not have elastic at the legs or waist. The wings need to be fastened with pins or a Snappi or the diaper should be used in conjunction with a hook and loop style diaper cover. Contoured diapers require a diaper cover of some type. Kissaluvs is a popular contour diaper.
A flat diaper that comes in multiple absorbencies and sizes. This diaper is the foundation
of an economical cloth diapering system. Chinese Prefold Diapers come in two colors, white and unbleached. The unbleached diapers
have not gone through a whitening process. They come with many of the original cotton oils still in the fabric and may require extensive
washing to make them absorbent. Once these diapers have become absorbent, they are known for being softer than the white diapers.
Diaper is the American word for nappy.
Cloth diaper covers come in all shapes, colors, fabrics and sizes. They are used to 'cover' up a cloth diaper and keep your baby's clothes dry.
Econobum is an entry-level brand of cloth diapers designed to make cloth diapering affordable for any family. Econobum is a Cotton Babies owned brand.
In (dire) search of... you might see this term used on for sale or trade boards when someone is in a hurry to find a particular item.
The Flip Hybrid Diapering System is an affordable way to have options with how you diaper your baby. Choose stay dry, organic or disposable inserts. Flip Diapers is a Cotton Babies owned brand.
Fuzzi Bunz pocket diapers, a diapering system designed to keep your baby's bottom dry. The pocket allows you to adjust the absorbency of the diaper as needed. If you are looking for overnight cloth diapers, pocket diapers are your solution!
A fitted diaper has elastic at the legs and usually, at the waist. It also has some type of closure to hold the diaper on the baby. This closure can be hook and look or snaps. A fitted diaper requires a cover. The absorbency of fitted cloth diapers varies based on the materials used in the construction of the diaper.
Motherease makes a fabulous one size diaper. They are the exclusive
distributors of their products... so you won't find them anywhere else.
Nappy is the European word for diaper.
Nylon pants are styled similar to the traditional plastic pants but are made of breathable nylon material. Common
brands of nylon pants include Dappi and
Bummis Super Whisper Pant.
One Size Cloth Diaper (OS)
A one size diaper usually fits a child from birth up until about 30 or 35 pounds. This sizing is typically achieved by a row of snaps on the front of the front of the diaper. This allows for the front of the diaper to be folded over and to create a smaller size. As the baby grows, several snap settings allow for waist and leg
growth. The most popular one-size diaper is bumGenius. The bumGenius one-size diaper also has unique stretcy tabs to get a trim, perfect fit.
A pocket diaper is usually made of two layers of fabric sewn together to form a pocket for an absorbent insert. The entire diaper
fastens onto your child and does not require the additional use of a cloth diaper cover. Inserts can be made of micro-terrycloth, regular
terry cloth or Chinese Prefold Diapers. Common brands of pocket diapers: bumGenius, Fuzzi Bunz, and SwaddleBees.
Plastic pants were commonly used when I was a baby. They are made of vinyl, a material that releases dioxins when warmed. We do not recommend using plastic pants! Plastic pants
do not allow air to circulate and help to create the perfect environment for yeast to grow causing severe diaper rash.
This abbreviation is commonly used for "Work At Home Mom".
A wool soaker is basically a diaper cover made exclusively of wool. Due to its high lanolin content, wool works very well
as a cloth diaper cover. It can hold up to 40% of its weight in moisture. Highly recommended for any type of cloth diaper, including Kissaluvs or Chinese Prefold Diapers.
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