Saturday, January 19, 2013

Rump Arounds Cloth Diapers (review & giveaway)

For any cloth diapering family, you know by now that all diapers fit babies differently. Even your own children will fit in one style of diaper better than another. To make this work for us, we use different brands for different things... sometimes taking the ones that don't seem to fit the best around the legs and double stuffing them for night time instead of daytime use (which also closes up the gap).

This, however, is not an issue with the Rump Arounds diaper we were sent for review. We get a great fit on Bobble with this diaper! (Shown in Green Polka Minky R-A-A) Since I was behind on writing reviews due to the illness and family issues the last few months, I had plenty of times to utilize this diaper and test it out as best I could.... and this diaper is always dirty because I grab for it as soon as it's clean! It's definitely one of my top diapers!


The Rump All Arounds (RAA) diaper has 3 rows of rise snaps, and 2 rows of 10 snaps for the hip/waist setting to ensure your little one will get the best possible fit and there will not be "wing droopage". Each wing has 4 snaps, and there are also 2 additional snaps to allow for a "crossover" on the wings to accommodate those really tiny babies... like a newborn! 


 
Aww, it gets so tiny! In fact, with all the adjustments you can make to the diaper, it fits from true birth weight (about 6.5lbs) up to 40lbs! Of course, that is all dependent on the child's body frame, but that's one heck of a range to fit! If you noticed the alternating snap colours, that's to help those new to cloth adjust easier... when they are all one colour, it can get confusing remembering which setting worked last time!



One of the first things that I noticed about the diaper (aside from how many different settings it had and how darn cute the minky print was!), was how soft the diaper was in general. Obviously the minky fabric (which has a laminate interior so you don't need a diaper cover) was soft, but the inside of the diaper was really soft, too! I love knowing that the material against my Bobble (and his more sensitive areas, at that!) is so soft! The insert is also super soft, though that doesn't touch him anyway. The insert is 100% bamboo (3 layers), and each diaper comes with one insert. You can see in the pictures that the insert just looks sooooo fluffy! It has to be nice, squishy padding for Bobble's little bum!



There are double gussets (which I love!) for help containing messes, plus that helps ensure that the diaper is snug against the skin and doesn't leave room for leaks.



Bobble caught a tummy bug a couple weeks back and reverted to having EBF-like poops. They were massive, too. Guess what? The RAA held it in! (Of course that doesn't stop it from going everywhere when someone *cough* daddy *cough* picks Bobble up and places his arm under his bottom... the pressure from him sitting on his arm like that wouldn't have left ANY diaper a fighting chance!)


Aside from my instant love of the double leg gussets, I love the opening for the insert. Both the outer and inner materials have elastic that allow for easy stuffing of the diaper. (Hear that, husband? You have no excuse with this one! Your hands are *NOT* too big!) They are very easy to stuff! You could easily double stuff these to customize absorbancy, though I tested this out mostly while Bobble was active to see how it held up to his monkey-skills. (Honestly, I think he believes he is Spiderman... and has to perform his own stunts!)



For those who use cloth with childcare providers (or if you use this diaper while on the road), it's easy to use "snap-wrap" feature allows you to just roll up the diaper and snap it shut until ready (or able) to clean!

This is one of those diapers I am kicking myself for not trying them sooner. I would gladly redo my stash to include a lot more of these diapers! The softness, the fit, double gussets (squee!), and the ease of stuffing making these a totally awesome diaper! At $14 a diaper, it's really hard to not at least try one out! I also love that this is a home-based (small) Canadian business. I love supporting small businesses!

If you check out their website, they also offer some trainers, some RAA in aplix, changing pads, wet bags, and more!

You can enter to win a RAA in your choice of colour and closure below!



a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclosure: The product mentioned above was provided to me by RumpArounds for review. This did not influence my opinion of the product in any way. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own.

37 comments:

  1. I remember you showing me this one...it was SUPER soft! Def. falling in love with the double gusset idea too! -denise

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  2. The Purple Fusion minky is so cute! I definitely need snaps on my little girl's diapers, otherwise she takes them off!

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    1. Just wait until she learns how to take the snaps off! That's when the fun reeeeeeeeeeeeally starts! :)

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  3. Musically Inclined...though I saw way more than that that I liked. And in Snaps

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  4. I like the Firetrucks in snaps. I love their selection.

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  5. I would choose snaps in musically inclined!

    Lolli S

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  6. I'd get a firetrucks in snaps. We have one RA and we love it!

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  7. I love the hot pink minky with snaps.

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  8. I would choose the Pink Leopard minky with snaps

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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  9. There are so many choices! I think I'd get Paws-itive with snaps, though...maybe!

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  10. I'd like the Teddy Puff Minky RAA with snaps. Thank you!

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  11. aplix with dinosaurs for my dino baby boy!
    caitlin_hoover at yahoo dot com

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    1. oops! I didn't understand the question! I would choose the cow print with aplix OR snaps! I just WANT it!
      caitlin_hoover at yahoo dot com

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  12. ooohhh eeemm geee! I want one of those! All the snaps would enrage DH tho :P

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  13. I have got to try one of these, my husband and mom would love the colored snaps! I love that the insert is bamboo instead of microfiber like most inserts :)

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  14. Wow! Great looking diaper and a really great price. I might have to check these out for my LO.

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  15. This diaper is really cute:) I like that you can do a crossover with the snaps to fit smaller waists:)

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  16. Ahhh! A true newborn onesize fit! I must buy one... Or ten of these! I love the adjustability too! The fact that it has multicolor snaps for ease of use when new to to cding is fabulous! Definitely picking some up to add to the stash when our first arrives in October.

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  17. yay for cross over snaps...and 2 layers at that!

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  18. I love the polka dotted pattern on these! So cute!

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  19. That is a lot of snaps! I can't imagine not getting a good fit with those! It also looks really soft, I've never tried a minky.

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  20. I love how soft they are and the print of this one is too cute! I don't know that I've seen it ever before!

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  21. I really like how soft it looks and of course the double gussets.

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  22. I love the double gussets, especially in the exclusively breastfed poop stage.

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  23. I want to try a diaper with double gussets, and this one looks like it would be so comfortable too!

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  24. oo it looks soo comfortable! i love diapers that are all soft and cozy! and yet another double gussets! yay!
    this is another diaper i'd love to try sometime! (most of mine are babyland/babycity ones)

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  25. These diapers do look really comfortable! I love the print you were sent to review too!
    - Patricia B-

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  26. I love that it has double gussets!

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