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MarylandMama July 5th, 2013 07:31 PM

Too many diapers!
Does anyone else feel like their baby goes through way more diapers than they should? Lena has been going through about 18 diapers a day this week. What is up with that?! I am doing diaper laundry every day and I thought I had enough for at least every other day laundry. This is nuts...

shen7 July 5th, 2013 07:53 PM

Re: Too many diapers!
This made me :lol: because M also went through 18 diapers a day by that point. G is not there yet since he's only just now getting into the normal EBF poops and frequent pees after my milk came in yesterday, but I know he will be like that too. I have 3 dozen prefolds in both newborn and small and I sure did use 'em ;)

Not all babies go through that many diapers so they usually tell you to buy less, just so you don't overbuy. But if I were you I'd pick up some more, maybe a dozen flats, since they will fit for a big size range and be good laundry day back ups.

It is a blessing to have such problems ;) it means you have a good eater!!! Congrats mama :)

8miraclez July 5th, 2013 10:08 PM

Re: Too many diapers!
Jocelyn has been in sposies until yesterday but I'm sure I'm going to have to buy lots of diapers. I put her in a prefold and it only lasted an hour and that was just urine. I remember having to wash daily with my other kids so I'm sure it's normal. I'm just going to do prefolds and covers until Jocelyn is big enough for OS diapers.

Hopeful2BMommy July 6th, 2013 05:41 AM

Re: Too many diapers!
Yep! Eli hates being even just a little bit wet so I can constantly changing him.

MerinSun July 6th, 2013 06:42 AM

Re: Too many diapers!
I have some pockets that can fit Rowan but it drives me nuts to pit them on him. The soaker can hold toddler amounts of pee but I usually end up changing him because he gets gassy and pops a tiny amount, lol.

hilachu July 6th, 2013 06:53 AM

Re: Too many diapers!
emerson goes through soooo many diapers!
i will change her when she wakes and than she generally will poop while being fed
ive gone through two boxes of disposables already

QueenCrafty July 6th, 2013 07:56 AM

I just put Henry in cloth for the first time this morning. He poops small amounts constantly so I'm sure I'll be washing daily for a bit even with the large stash I have

Karen78 July 6th, 2013 09:24 AM

Re: Too many diapers!
I hear ya!! I'd be so mad if we weren't doing cloth diapers. I'd be buying diapers every 2 days! The other day Conrad went through 4 diapers in an hour!

loveneverfails July 6th, 2013 12:43 PM

Re: Too many diapers!
YES! X TWO! It's crazy. They are still too little/skinny for any of our cloths so we have to keep buying newborns. I can't wait until they chunk up some.

Kim3 July 6th, 2013 01:17 PM

Re: Too many diapers!
ok- confessions of 3 time mama. i do not change each time she is wet. Every 21/2 - 3 hours or when she poops. Pampers really keep her dry, so a little pee is ok. I also use diaper cream. Even when there is pee in the diaper, the pampers dont even let it wet the diaper ointment, so I figure she has a barrier.

navywifey2003 July 6th, 2013 01:28 PM

Re: Too many diapers!
I change her every time I feed her or if she poops. So about every 2-3 hours. She still goes through a lot.

MamaSkunk July 6th, 2013 01:59 PM

Re: Too many diapers!
Tristan is a super pooper so I usually change him every time he wakes up to eat which is about every two hours. Unless I hear him do a butt bomber and fill his pamper in his sleep. Which he does at least once a day he poo in his sleep lol

Gen88 July 7th, 2013 08:47 AM

Re: Too many diapers!
Yup, Ariana goes thru sooooo many diapers I bought a pack of 128 diapers 2 weeks ago and it's pretty much gone. She poops sooo much lol

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