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August 3rd, 2010, 11:31 AM
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I'm considering buying the econobum pack since it's so affordable. Was wondering if anyone has tried it and can tell me if these diapers worth buying or not. Thanks.
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August 3rd, 2010, 08:19 PM
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I LOOOOOVE the one size prefolds the Econobum comes with. The cover isn't bad. It's not the first one I grab. It seems real thin but so far it's done the job.
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September 20th, 2010, 07:42 AM
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I am planning on buying the box set from CottonBabies this Friday for my DD. It will be our first try at cloth diapering. I am so excited. These seemed like the best option for starting out, to me. They are well-priced. If cloth diapering seems to work for us after I buy this set, then I plan on purchasing a supply of BumGenius for DH and Daycare.
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September 20th, 2010, 07:58 AM
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I have the set and am sort of 50/50 on liking it or not. The covers are sooo thin and the prefolds are really bulky. It's enough that I have to adjust my baby's carseat straps to allow for the extra bulk. I don't need to do that with my Flips. I use them when she's going to be eating a messy meal or due to poo. The rest of the time I use the Flips. I'm planning on picking up some BGs or more Flips this weekend so the Econobums will be going further down the line.
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September 30th, 2010, 07:12 PM
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I really like the econobum. The prefolds work great for ds, but I think they would be too big for a younger baby. The thinness of the cover doesn't bother me, it seems to hold in all the mess, in fact better than my g-diapers. I will probably pick up a few more because they seem to fit Eli really well.
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March 16th, 2012, 07:11 AM
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I have all econobums and love them..Some ppl say they are bulky but I have less bulk with these than my pocket diapers I used to have..The covers are thin but durable as long as you don't rank on them..the prefolds wouldn't fit a newborn well but at around 4 months they can be folded down in the front or back a bit and fit well..they are also super absorbant and the customer service at cotton babies is amazing..I ordered 4 more of these 5 days ago and received them 3 days ago and the shipping was free(econo shipping)..I'd grab one and try it..I havent had a prob with mine yet..
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