ok so kinda a fail on my part, just got my first prefolds and i have no idea how to fold them....

Emily - posted on 08/11/2010 ( 3 moms have responded )

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sooooooo im new to this whole thing and it has been a mission to get some cloth diapers i can afford but i found some really nice cheap used prefolds on craigslist (18 prefolds for 12 bucks) and i still need to get some covers, or better yet learn how to sow my own covers(if anyone can explain or send me to a great site that shows me how to do that, that would be great!),,,, but on to my real problem.....i havent even thought about it tillnow but i have no idea what so ever what im doing =) lol how do i fold the prefolds? im wanting to fold them into the shape of a normal disposable as i will be using both and i want baby to have the same basic shape with both so he is used to it, but looking at the prefolds in person i reliezed i dont no how to fold a square into a diaper lol can anybody help me out with some site or just explaining it well?

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Tara - posted on 08/17/2010

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there are tons of tutorials on youtube. you'll get accustomed to it very soon. :)

Kelly - posted on 08/13/2010

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Don't worry...they are SUPER easy to use. My hubby actually prefers them over the AI2 we use! I can explain it to you, but I think you'll get a better idea if you SEE it. I went to YouTube and searched prefolds. There are a number of videos to help guide you. That's where I learned to use a prefold. And after a couple diaper changes, you'll have it in no time!

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Aicha - posted on 08/18/2010

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you could just buy some gdiaper covers and fold into 3rds it works great when little but once bigger they figure out how to take the diapers off

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