bumGenius Elemental

{ all‐in‐one cloth diaper }

Organic, natural fibers next to your baby's bottom: it's elemental! Our one‐size, one‐piece diaper is an ideal, natural solution that doesn't compromise performance. With six layers of luxuriously soft, 100% organic cotton, the bumGenius Elemental provides an ultra-absorbent, trim fit.

Look for our unique butterfly closure system to ensure that you are getting genuine Cotton Babies™ brand cloth diapers

Oeko‐Tex Standard 100 certification indicates that bumGenius diapers have been stringently tested and are free from harmful or problematic substances.

  • Attached quick‐dry liner provides 6 layers of absorbent organic cotton
  • Proprietary elastic designed specifically for cloth diapers
  • Easily tuck additional inserts under liner for custom absorbency
  • Waterproof outer cover prevents leaks
  • Accessible, replaceable, gentle elastic
  • Durable plastic snaps
  • 3x3 snap down design adjusts the sizing to fit small, medium and large sizes (approximately 8‐35+ pounds)
  • Trim, snug and comfortable stretchy tabs provide a custom fit for older babies or as extra absorbency for heavy wetters

Cloth made even easier!

bumGenius Elemental All‐In‐One One‐Size Cloth Diapers feature our patented butterfly closure system to provide a comfortable, ultra trim fit. This simple design makes cloth diapering as easy as using disposables. Our "no‐stuff" system with attached, organic inserts offers greater customization and faster drying time.

Buy Diapers Once

bumGenius One‐Size Cloth Diapers fit most babies from 8 to 35+ pounds. Using the snaps on the front of the diaper, adjust the size if needed, put the diaper on your baby, wash, dry and re‐use. No extra steps. No stuffing. No cover required.

Only the Best for Your Baby

The soft, waterproof outer fabric keeps the diaper trim on your newborn and toddler. Super stretchy, gentle leg and back elastic with rolled out casings keeps in the yuk and help to keep red marks away.

Using bumGenius is as easy as 1, 2, 3

bumGenius cloth diapers are as easy to use as disposable diapers. Watch the video for a brief introduction, learn more about cloth diapering with our Cloth 101 education page, and download our washing instructions.

Product Warranty

bumGenius, Flip and Econobum products carry the best warranty in the industry. Read more about the warranty details.

Feel confident in your purchase!

The Cotton Babies Satisfaction Guarantee gives you 30 days to evaluate your purchase of most bumGenius, Flip or Econobum products. Read more about the satisfaction guarantee.

U.S. Pat. 7,629,501; 8,777,915; 8,062,276; 8,518,007.
Other U.S. and International patents pending.
Designed by a mom.
Made in the U.S.A. of Domestic and Imported Materials.
bumGenius, Flip & Econobum are brands created by Cotton Babies, Inc.

We have several of these and loved them for a few months. As soon as our son was crawling and then walking, however, they stopped working. The absorbent material would always get bunched up and he would pee around it and, inevitably, leak. Almost every. single. time. It also bothered me that when the cotton was bunched up, the PUL was in contact with his skin. They got relegated to our "last resort" pile. It's too bad because initially I loved the trim look and the fact that they're organic. I got a few of the "original" organic diapers used and was very happy with them. I wish Cotton Babies would permanently bring back the original style! (I just ordered a couple of the limited stock that's available now for baby #2.)


I won this diaper from a cotton babies giveaway! They do a cloth diaper chat on Monday nights on facebook that I highly recommend. It's super fun and they have different topics every week. It's great for new moms and moms that have been cloth diapering for years. Lots of great information. So I was able to get a diaper of my choice which was so great!! I have used flips, freetimes, and 4.0 bumgenius diapers. My husband and I are huge bumgenius fans and love the 4.0. So I decided when I won that I wanted to try the elemental since that's the only one we haven't tried. I chose the Jolly color which is so gorgeous in person, it looks like a highlighter! I love it. The diaper arrived so quickly. I love the two layers of the sewn in insert in the diaper and was so impressed how absorbant they are. My baby is 2 months old and slept 8 hours in this diaper because of how absorbant it is and no leaks! I will definitely buy more of these and I will only order from cotton babies because I was super impressed by them!


I love the all in one design.they get the job done. I am a first time cloth diapering mom. Its pretty simple. The poop is a little trickier since my son is older but I guess that comes with cloth diapering. I use extra inserts at night but no problems with leaks during the day. They do bunch up but no leaks so I don't mind. I love the organic cotton. That us the reason I decided to go with this brand/design.


I really love these. I bought both old style and the new style of elementals to used for my baby. I've been using both for 4 months and dare I say I like the new style even better than the original. These are trimmer and faster to dry. I haven't noticed a difference in absorbency, even though I know there's a little less cotton in the new version. I like the encased leg gussets. I have had multiple occasions where my husband forgot to tuck in the cotton during diaper changes and we always get major wicking issues when that happens and they never happen with the new version. I will say I have noticed the cotton bunching some when I take off the diaper. So, I could see that as an issue for babies with skin sensitivities since the PUL can touch baby's skin, but it's never been an issue for us. We've tried 4.0's, flips, old style elementals, and new elementals and these are our favorite!


At first, these were my favorite cloth diaper. I bought 22 of them and was thrilled about their trim look, the fact that they are organic cotton, and that they didn't leak (at that point). I used them from the time my daughter was 3 months-7 months and was very happy with them. Once she started eating solids, however, it was a different story... I bought the sprayer and the spray pal, and was prepared for a fair amount of gross factor. But these diapers are much more difficult to spray than I anticipated! Because of the layers, poop that is not "formed" well (as it is when babies are still mostly breastfed) gets in between the layers of cotton and near the PUL at the top by the snaps, and because the layers are attached at both ends it, when you spray the diaper the liquid "puddles" at the bottom. Very messy!! I wish the layers were attached differently so this didn't happen. I'm hoping that as the poop consistency changes they will be easier to spray. I also dislike folding the layers when the diaper is on the smaller settings. It seems to cause a bulky fold. It doesn't seem like it would be comfortable to have a bunch in either the front or the back. I did read a blog that suggested folding each layer separately, and that helps a lot! But, doing that is time-consuming, especially with a squirmy baby. I also worried about the fact that the layers become "bunchy" when they get wet. However, I change my baby often and don't think this is too much of an issue. The third complaint I have about these diapers is that they leak during naps, but I think I just need to add a doubler during that time. I was hoping that I wouldn't have to add extra inserts but I guess with a diaper this trim that's to be expected. Ultimately, I am still hoping that these diapers can work for me, but I wish the above issues were not present. I still like the trim fit, the relative ease of use, and the material. I dry them on low when I don't get them washed early enough to dry them in the sun and I haven't had any issues with drying them that way. If they weren't so difficult to spray I would love them.

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