Babykicks 3g Review

Babykicks has released a newer and improved version of their Bumboo Pocket diaper, now called the 3g.  This diaper shares most of the features with the Bumboo (front stuffing pocket, bamboo fleece lining, fleece gussets, multi-colored coordinating snaps) but has an improved sizing and comes in colors as well.  The insert is still hemp, but has been improved to better fit the 3g.  Babykicks has a few fun videos you might enjoy viewing as well: Babykicks Youtube Channel.  You can also view my previous review of the first version of the Bumboo. I am also hosting a giveaway which end on Jan 10.  Go enter!

Ease of Use ✩✩✩ Since the 3g is still a side snapping diaper, and the diaper itself it still more difficult to stuff than most pockets, I gave it a 3 star.  To adjust the size isn’t that hard (unless you are using the newborn setting, this one takes some practice).  Snapping the side snap first is the easiest way to put on this diaper.

Bang for the Buck ✩✩✩✩ The 3g is still 18.50, right at the same price point as many other one size diapers.  Plus you get a thirsty hemp insert that is great for overnights.  The fleece is bamboo, another more luxe feature compared to most OS pockets.

Performance ✩✩✩✩ This diaper is very absorbent on both kids.  I preferred using it for my youngest.  On the 3g I didn’t have any leaks on either kid, and the gussets performed wonderfully.

Fit ✩✩✩✩ The fit is improved on this diaper compared to the Bumboo.  This is partially because the insert is shaped to fit the diaper better, and the new contoured front.  Plus, the snaps on waist and rise have been adjusted to fit larger babies.  I found it extremely trim on my youngest son even with the rise snapped down. It looked great on him.  Same for my toddler, but with a different look since it was unsnapped more.

Overall- I like the new 3g more than the previous version.  Now that the diaper comes in colors, including the exclusive chocolate versions carried by Kelly’s Closet, you can get more than just the white with multi colored snaps.  I still think the fleece gussets are the best feature of the diaper.

Where to buy: Kelly’s Closet (including the exclusive chocolate colors) and Amazon.com (eligible for Prime shipping) (affiliate links)

A Babykicks 3g was sent for the purposes of this review.  No other compensation was received and all opinions are 100% my own and genuine.

Everett in a Babykicks 3g at 1 month.

The Babykicks 3g is definitely an improved version of their Bumboo. We really loved this diaper on both kids, but I especially enjoyed it on my littlest guy. You can watch our video review of the diaper which will really convince you to enter to win!

  • Natural and organic fibers
  • Waterproof outer shell
  • Front stuffing pocket
  • Side Snaps
  • Available in 4 bright colors and Chocolate Brown with colored snaps
  • Comes with a new One-Size insert
  • Unique Newborn snap closure for a secure and comfortable fit on the smallest babies
  • Wider front panel at the top for increased size range and better comfort
  • Wider pocket opening for easier stuffing
  • Trimmer design for a better, more tailored fit with less bulk under clothing
  • Thinner wings to accommodate chunky thighs
  • UNBEATABLE price

Babykicks wants one lucky DDL reader to win a new 3g!

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