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!
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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.