Swaddlebees Simplex All-in-One one size cloth diapers will contain an average poop. It sprays off well enough, but it’s more prone to get stuck in the elastics than some other diapers. Depending on how you’ve got the all-in-one tongue folded, you would have to be careful not to drop the length in the toilet. The birdseye cotton is also very prone to staining. Meh.
The shell is a fantastic thing to clean for poops. I love how the mesh in the shell works with the sprayer. No splash back like I find in other all-in-two diapers. However, I hate the insert for poop. There’s that two layer structure on the insert that just sucks for poop. Invariably, poo get stuck in the gusset on the pad. Poo gets between the layers. And the organic insert stains horrendously. It’s much easier to spray the poo off of the GroVia prefolds.
This is a great diaper if you like organic fibers and all-in-one diapers. However, I hate cleaning poop. The design of the Elemental leaves me with some of the same issues that I have with the inserts on the GroVia hybrid. Poo gets caught between the layers. It’s more prone to staining than microfiber and microfleece. Don’t get me wrong; I love BumGenius Elemental cloth diapers. I just don’t love when poop happens in that diaper.
These are part of my “best diaper for overnights ever” collection. I love them and wouldn’t trade them for anything. With that in mind, they suck for messy poops. The insert is stuffed through the middle, which means that you’ve got three poop options. You can hope that it just falls off. You can spray it with the insert inside. Or you can touch poop to get the insert out without saturating it. Ugh. So far, I’ve been lucky and only had one poo in my AppleCheeks cloth diapers. Fortunately, it fell off.
Sunbaby Cloth Diapers
Sunbaby cloth diapers come in the most adorable, gorgeous patterns imaginable. I have a purple paisley one that is just beautiful. That being said… it’s a cheap diaper. Changing poops in them suck because of the placement of the insert opening. My husband has actually asked me point blank to never buy those diapers again. After the poo I changed yesterday afternoon, I’m inclined to agree with him. Ugh. And it wasn’t even that awful of a poop. The Sunbaby contained it, but the clean up was dreadful.
Where to buy: Sunbaby.com, various co-ops
So that’s my complete list of the best and worst of cloth diapers for poo. What are your best and worst?