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Bum genius??

(9 Posts)
MumofthreeandBean Tue 15-Nov-16 14:11:58

Looking into reusables, come across bum genius and all the reviews sound good.
Anyone use them??

I've always used disposables before

JohnLapsleyParlabane Tue 15-Nov-16 14:14:49

They're a premium brand, and the prints hold their value well. Cloth nappies come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes so what works for one baby man not work for another. Have you considered hiring a trial kit from a nappy library?

MumofthreeandBean Tue 15-Nov-16 14:17:17

There are none near me, I live rural, have no friends who have ever used reusable either

OwlinaTree Mon 12-Dec-16 21:41:44

I've never used them but I've only ever heard good things about them.

venys Mon 24-Apr-17 11:19:40

I have always got on well with Flips - they don't contain the poo in the pad though and end up on the wrap, but it never comes out of the leg. I think because they are slim and the cotton good quality is why I like them. Not a fan so much of Elementals. The inserts are sewn in and it seems thinner. Haven't tried the other designs. As pp has said, they are a premium brand and will rarely have discounts. My Flip inserts would never be in a good enough Condition to sell on either so you may struggle to find second hand.

Ditsy79 Wed 26-Apr-17 19:57:56

I used Bum Genius Freetime with my daughter - they were easy to put on, quick drying and looked lovely. Also a bonus that they last all the way through to potty training. We did get more leaks with the freetime than with the two-part sized system we also used (little lambs plus wrap), but as long as you change frequently enough it is not generally an issue.

CheepAndOrm Wed 26-Apr-17 20:01:16

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

4yoniD Wed 26-Apr-17 20:04:27

Used them, liked them. Good fit from maybe 3 months to 2 years? Bit big for newborns (but do-able) and bit small for big toddlers, but good for everything between that!

SleepWhatSleep1 Wed 26-Apr-17 20:08:10

I used the bumgenius pockets. Don't get the velcro though - found i had to replace most of them after 2-3 years so they didn't get much use with dc2. I only had 20 though so they saw hard use! Poppers last much better... However i replaced them with TJs nappies and little blooms - much the same and these have lasted much better even with 2 in them now I've got dc3 while dc2 still not potty trained.

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