How should the cloth diaper fit?

How to get a good fit on cloth diapers?

One-size cloth nappies are best suited from a few weeks after birth. They can be adjusted in size, so that the diaper can be used until the child is out of diapers.

Some can use Onesize diapers on a newborn, while others start using them from about 4kg.

adjustable cloth diapers

All children are different and it can vary from child to child, how to fasten a cloth diaper. Some are tall some are short, some have cuddly thighs and some have slimmer legs...

Read below, our tips on how cloth diapers should fit.


How should the cloth diaper fit?

A modern cloth diaper should sit a little lower down than a disposable diaper. One to two cm below the navel is a suitable height.

When adjusting the height of cloth diapers of Onesize models, fasten the front buttons of the diaper to make it smaller.

Once you have put on the cloth diaper, it should;
  • Don't miss the legs
  • Sit about 1-2cm below the navel


    How do you put on cloth diapers?


    change diaper

    When putting on cloth diapers, it is enough to get two fingers in at the baby's waist.


    snappy one-size cloth diaper

    Snap all the buttons on the tabs for the best fit.


    change a one-size cloth diaper

    If the diaper is buttoned in a smaller size, the fabric can be tucked up in the front to achieve an optimal fit.


    diaper change cloth diaper

    It can be good to put the diaper in the grommets, so you can see that it fits well.


    When you have put on the cloth diaper, it is good to;

    • Get two fingers in at the waist
    • Put the fabric up at the front
    • Put the diaper in the diapers


    Cloth diapers that leak?

    Getting a good fit on the diaper is usually not that difficult. If the diaper fits loosely and slips, it may be time to adjust it.

    In those cases where it starts to leak, the most common reason is that there is not enough absorbent pads in the diaper. In a pocket diaper, it is very common to use two inserts in the diaper.

    Use one or two good quality posts and it usually works well.

    Many feel that two posts are needed when the child is over 6 months.

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