About the diapers:
Best Bottoms fall under the AI2 category. They are comprised of an outer shell, which is waterproof and snap in inserts. It is a one size system, meaning it can fit babies from birth to potty training. The shell is one size and can snap to adjust but they do offer different size inserts. They offer small, medium, and large in microfiber and hemp as well as overnight inserts and doublers. You can see the cover in the picture with the adjustable snaps as well as a microfiber insert with the snaps.
Here is my experience so far:
I have since tried two other AI2 systems and there are a couple reasons I like Best Bottoms best. One is that the shell is just PUL and there is no other material inside. I have tried one system with mesh inside and one with a soft fleecy material and they can only be used through a few diaper changes because the shell absorbs the wetness. The second reason is because Best Bottoms inserts snap in on each end. There is no folding of the inserts or worrying about one end sliding around in the diaper. They stay perfectly in place.
My daughter is now 5 months and we still use mostly Best Bottoms. The designs are so cute and we don’t have problems with leaks (as we have with other types we tried). Also, you only need a small amount of them to get started. Because you can reuse the covers, a few go a long way. I started with 5 covers and about 25 inserts. I washed every other day and this was all my stash was made up of for about 2 months (although we used disposable overnight). Best Bottoms really are the best and I would recommend them to anyone!
Bio: Laura is a CPA by profession but currently a stay at home mom. She lives with her husband and 5 month old daughter in CT.
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