Sunday, September 27, 2009

Cloth Training Pants: Diaperaps



This week I'm doing a series of posts reviewing several brands of cloth training pants. Scroll down for my first post yesterday on the topic. First up is Diaperaps...

Diaperaps offers a full line of reusable diapering products including diaper covers, cotton diapers, training pants, and swim diapers. They are committed to providing healthy, comfortable, and environmentally friendly products for babies. Their website has some great tips here including a slideshow of how to fold a prefold diaper, how to launder Diaperaps products, and information about cloth diapers and the environment. You can also read potty training tips here, and signs for potty readiness here. Diaperaps was started by a mom and has been in business for 20 years.

We received a pair of heart print training pants in size 2T. Julia weighs about 22 lbs and is 32 inches tall, fairly small for her age (2). The 2T fits her well around the waist and legs, but is a bit puffy all around. I think a smaller size would be too tight one her, and we're used to the cloth diaper puff around here, so the fit is fine with us. These are available in a nice size range; you can choose anything from 1T up to 5T. Julia likes the heart print and chooses this pair often. Other prints available include a solid white or a fun circus pattern.



The training pants are made of absorbent cotton fleece and do include a waterproof barrier. I like this pair because it will hold a full pee without leaking. Because we are actively potty training, I do find out right away when she has wet her pants, but these will get us to the potty without leaking all over the place. Julia still wears diapers at times, so I either throw these in with the diapers to wash, or in with our regular laundry. Diaperaps says to machine wash warm and tumble dry low. For stains they suggest rinsing with cold water and then applying diluted Borax, although you don't want to let the training pants dry out with the stain treatment on them. We haven't had any issues with staining and I find these easy to care for.

Diaperaps training pants are fairly inexpensive and they offer a discount if you purchase 3 or more diapers. One or two are $11, and three or more are $10 each. They are giving away two pair of cloth training pants in your choice of size and style (subject to availability)! To enter the giveaway, take a look at their website and leave a comment letting me know which style you would choose. Be sure to include your email address or have it enabled in your blogger account so that I have a way to contact you. The giveaway will close November 1 at midnight. I will choose two winners who will each receive one pair of training pants. Thank you Diaperaps!

**Giveaway is now closed and winners have been contacted. Thanks for your interest.**

Stay tuned for more cloth training pants reviews and giveaways this week. Next up, Imse Vimse...

33 comments:

  1. the circus ones would make my little guy happy



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  2. My daughter would prefer the circus print. Really cute.

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  3. I like the white so it would work with any future children we might have.

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  4. Perfect, we are just starting to potty train. I like the circus print too.

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  5. The Circus style would be fun. Thanks!

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  6. We like the circus print as well.

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  7. Since the choices are limited.. its the circus wrap :)
    justleni at yahoo dot com

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  8. I think the circus print is really cute. My little one is approaching potty training. I appreciate you reviewing all of them for us.

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  9. the circus for my andrew please

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  10. I like the circus too!
    Emily
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  11. I like the circus one as well. It'll be good for either gender!

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  12. Since we would need 5T, it's the circus print...unless they get white ones in stock. Thanks!

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  13. This seems to be a trend, but I like the circus print too!

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  14. I like the circus print too. We'll be potty training shortly, so this would be perfect. Thanks! jeanz42 at hotmail dot com

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  15. The pink hearts are just what we need right now!

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  16. The hearts are very cute! I have to admit I'm already missing the cloth diaper floof. Thanks for the chance!
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  17. I like the hearts print, and love that they have a size small enough for my part-time EC'd 6 mo old!!

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  18. I think the white would be best for us to use to be able to pass down easily.

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  19. I would love to win these for my two little ones

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  20. I like the circus print for my son.
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  21. We'd like the circus print for our son who just started potty learning!

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  22. I like the circus and the plain white...
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  23. I would pick the white ones for my son.

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  24. I love the circus print! Perfect for my grandson.
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  25. I think I would choose the circus print. Cute!

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  26. We love the circus prints..

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  27. Love the circus print! Would work great for my friend and then back to me for my guy when he PL's.
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  28. Oh I dont know how I missed this but Ry would love the circus print!

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  29. I love the Monkey Business diaper cover. That is just darling!

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  30. I would choose white, I'm not sure if I would need 2T or 3T as my son needs to weighed.

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  31. I like the Hearts

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  32. I'd choose the circus print.
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