Anne - posted on 05/28/2009 ( 7 moms have responded )
I was raised in them, my husband was raised in them, and we find them easy and convenient and love seeing the line full of white squares flapping in the sunshine! Mostly this choice is a financial one - but there are so many other benefits. They always fit - just adjust the fold. The waterproof overpants are very inexpensive, and if you use little flushable liners inside the nappy, they keep baby's bot as dry as a disposable. Now that we don't have to struggle with pins (we use the Snappy) they're as quick to change as any other nappy. By using traditional folded nappies, we have also avoided the large set-up expense of fitted nappies, and haven't become slaves to a commercial brand. They're quicker to dry than the pads in fitteds and can be used for so many other things when your bub's out of nappies!
Are we the only ones continuing this seemingly antiquated tradition?