I'm an Aplix Babe, What are You?

AplixBabeSassySnapsCall me crazy but I am an Aplix loving mama and sometimes I wonder if I'm the only one. I know that can't be the case; surely one of you reading likes Aplix. My oldest, Brennan, was very easy to distract during diaper changes. When he was still in diapers snaps were still fairly new to the cloth diapering scene so my stash consisted primarily of diapers that had Aplix closures. Then my daughter Kendall came into the world and the cloth diapers that I used to make her stash were snaps. That's when I realized that I preferred Aplix over snaps. If you prefer snaps or simply haven't tried Aplix you may be asking yourself, "Bert, why do you like Aplix? It wears and tears with washes. Sooner or later you have to replace it and what a pain that will be!" That may be true but there are many other benefits to Aplix and I'm ready to list them out to you:  
  • Fast diaper changes: If you have a squirmy baby like my little Kendall then all of those snaps can be a major pain. Aplix makes for an uber fast diaper change. You don't have to match up snaps to get the perfect fit. Wham bam thank you ma'am, diaper change doneso! 
  • Less intimidating for those who aren't familiar with cloth diapers. My mom always comments on the number of snaps on some of my newer diapers. It's not that it's more difficult to use a diaper that has snaps but in my opinion it's the intimidation factor.
  • No indents on baby's skin. Now, this is probably more telling in how I put a diaper on than anything else but I have found that some snaps leave an indentation on the hips of my daughter. Is it a deal breaker? No, but it just further cements my feelings on Aplix.
This is why I love Thirsties; they offer BOTH my beloved Aplix and the close second is, of course, snaps. And my all time favorite diaper cover is Thirsties' diaper cover...look at the closure. Mmmmhmmm! I rest my case. Tell me, are you an Aplix Babe or a Sassy Snaps Mama?
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  • I love the convenience of aplix but snaps are what we use. The Velcro pops off when my busy 6 month old even kicks too hard. Also it is hard to do laundry with them since like most mamas if you get ONE SECOND to do laundry your thankful so I often forget about the laundry tabs or don’t have time

    Alyssa on
  • I definitely prefer aplix too! So much easier to put on and I find I get such a better fit on my little girl! I didn’t think I would like aplix either so I ordered both snaps and aplix… well, I don’t think I’ll be ordering anymore snap diapers. I’d rather replace the aplix if I need too!

    Roxanne on
  • Snaps for me here.. I just can’t imagine trying to get poop out of the aplix. I always have a few aplix around for daddy to use though.

    Eileen on
  • I have used both but def prefer the snaps. Aplix didn’t wear well for me even though I took good care of them.

    Traci on
  • Definitely love aplix! My son has chunky thighs and the aplix fits him better. Also, he wont stay still during a diaper change and aplix is faster, along with the fact that no one but me will “fool” with snaps.

    Terri R on

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