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What to Use in the Thirsties Duo Wrap

The Duo Wrap is a waterproof cover, and you will need to add absorbency inside. Thirsties offerings for absorbency in the Duo Wrap are the Duo Hemp Prefold, Stay-Dry Duo Insert, and Duo Fab Fitted diaper. One of the benefits to using a two piece system is that you can use the wrap up to 5 times in between washings. This means that you need to buy less wraps than diapers or inserts. The following is some information about each option:
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Duo Wrap + Duo Hemp Prefold:
This combo offers: Affordability, adjustability, durability, absorbency, softness, trimness, and natural fibers. Prefolds are absorbent diapers that are flat. They can be trifolded for ease of use in the Duo Wrap. You only need 1 Duo Wrap for every 3-5 prefolds. Cost: Duo Wrap: $12.25 each for solids, $12.75 each for prints – available in snap or Aplix closures. Duo Hemp Prefold: $8.00 each Full stash of size 1 and 2: $405.50- $499.75 (This is for a two day supply.) Save: $867.19 + over the cheapest disposables!  
Duo Wrap + Stay-Dry Duo Insert
This combo offers: Affordability, adjustability, ease of use, trimness, and absorbency. Stay-Dry Duo Inserts are absorbent inserts that replace a diaper. You will lay them into the Duo Wrap. You only need 1 Duo Wrap for every 3-5 Stay-Dry Inserts. Cost: Duo Wrap: $12.25 each for solids, $12.75 each for prints – available in snap or Aplix closures. Stay-Dry Duo Insert: $7.00 each Full stash of size 1 and 2: $365.50- $459.75 (This is for a two day supply.) Save: $907.19 + over the cheapest disposables!  
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Duo Wrap + Thirsties Duo Fab Fitted Diapers
This combo offers: Adjustability, adjustability, absorbency, softness, and excellent leak protection. The Duo Fab Fitted is an absorbent, adjustable fitted diaper. This diaper provides an extra barrier at the legs to stop leaks, and is very absorbent. You only need 1 Duo Wrap for every 3-5 fitted diapers. Cost: Duo Wrap: $12.25 each for solids, $12.75 each for prints – available in snap or Aplix closures. Duo Fab Fitted: $17.00 each – available in snap or Aplix closures. Full stash of size 1 and 2: $705.50-879.75 (This is for a two day supply.) Save: $487.18 + over the cheapest disposables! If you would like a one piece system, be sure to check out the new Duo All-in-One Cloth Diaper!

Written by Sonya Choron 1/13/11

 

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63 comments

  • I really want to try your wraps with a stay fry insert. I love the flip system so I feel as though this system would be comparable.

    Erin Boone on
  • definitely going to invest in a duo wrap! :)

    Sarah on
  • I used prefolds with my newborn (and first baby) and I thought it was going to be bulky and a lot of work. But then I found the duo wraps and have LOVED cloth diapering! My little one is now 7 months and we’re still using the size 1 wrap! Thanks for making a great product that is trim and long lasting!

    Alissa on
  • I love duo wraps over a prefold. It is my favorite way to cloth diaper. I haven’t tried your hemp prefolds yet but I’d like to!

    heidi on
  • Thanks so much for this info, I’m new to cloth and I love every tidbit of info I can get :)

    Erin on

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