Excellent interior design. Built-in doubler-flap is attached at only one end for easy cleanup and quicker drying. Nicely absorbent. Quick to put on baby. See this on a baby
We will miss these. Organic Unbleached in Snap and No-Closure versions will remain fully stocked going forward.
Faster prepping! Made of the same lovely organic cotton as our unbleached organic version, but the fabric has the natural cotton oils already removed by a chlorine-free peroxide whitening process. They are a creamy-white, not a bright white, because we do not use optical brighteners on the lovely organic fabric. Genuine Cloth-eez made of organic cotton Workhorse diapers, certified to Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex. Chlorine-free whitened organic cotton made without optical brighteners.
All of the versions of Cloth-eez® Workhorse™ diapers are made of the same 100% cotton prefold diaper fabric that has been sewn into fitted diaper shape with a built in flap style doubler. Newborn and small have 6 layers in the flap and medium and up have 8 layer flaps, which is age-appropriate layering. Did you ever wish your lovely prefolds were shaped like a fitted? There is no better diapering fabric than the cotton prefold fabric. It washes so easily and wears so well. No polyester stink, no microfiber stink, no repelling, no special detergents are needed for 100% cotton diapers.
The back of the snaps are covered by cotton fabric inside so no snaps touch baby. The flap style doubler is sewn inside in the back only for quick drying. See pictures on a baby here. Designed by Karen and made exclusively for Green Mountain Diapers. I love cotton diapers, especially prefolds, but sometimes a fitted style is preferred. This is an economy fitted with great low price and no confusing adjustments which create additional bumps and lumpy places. It's not fancy but it does the job really well at a great price. Sized diapers fit better than "one-size-fits-all" diapers because young babies are little and older babies are bigger. Yup, that's true.
Consider baby's shape when choosing size. Wide, round "booty" shapes will need to size-up sooner than narrow, flat-bottom shapes, who will stay in a smaller size longer. Fast growing newborns can skip size small and go from Newborn to Medium. Size small is very close to size newborn, but it is a little thicker and more absorbent, so size small can often be skipped. Or if baby is already just born when purchasing diapers, skip newborn and start in small. Small is bigger than newborn but the size jump is not that much and there is size overlap with small and newborn. If you plan on starting cloth diapers soon after birth but not immediately at birth, then consider skipping newborn and starting in size small. Or get some of each size and use them side by side, putting the bigger and more absorbent small on baby for night or longer stretches of sleep.
Tip: Baby girls tend to have bigger bottoms and size up sooner than boys. This varies of course, and is not always the case. But often, the hip and booty shape does tend to be narrower for boys, who may fit size newborn a little longer. Look at mom and dad's body shape to make your best guess on this.
For the same thing in unbleached organic cotton, go here.
Again, This is a diaper which means it is the absorbent part. Use a diaper cover (the waterproof part) over this diaper, which is not included.
These diapers are certified to Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex, as are all Cloth-eez brand cotton products. We purchase certified organic cotton which is woven to our specifications, then cut, layered and sewn to become these beautiful diapers. Only the cotton itself is organic, not the entire process. We are proud to acheive the OEKO-TEX-100 certification of the diapers.
Organic White or Organic Unbleached? What is the difference? 1. The fabric color. 2. The number of initial ("prep") cycles needed. Other than that, they are the same.
This white version has already had the natural cotton oils removed using a peroxide based, chlorine-free whitening process without optical brigheners. Fewer preparation wash cycles are needed since we have already removed the natural cotton oils. The organic unbleached version still has the natural cotton oils and is tan in color. Unbleached needs more initial wash cycles to wash off those natural cotton oils than white does, but that is a one-time thing.
More pictures on the Workhorse page.
The body is made of organic cotton. 100% cotton exclusive of trim. Made in Pakistan. Standard elastic at legs and waist which may contain latex. Nickel-free polyresin snaps. Edge thread and tag are nylon or polyester.
Please note that you can use any mainstream laundry detergent on cotton diapers. You do not need to purchase "special for cloth diapers" detergents. We do not sell them and they are not needed on prefolds or Workhorse diapers. Keep it simple. Use what you would normally use on your regular household laundry, however we strongly recommend fragrance-free laundry choices.
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I primarily use GMD prefolds and pockets. I saw lots of love for workhorses for overnight diapers. Finally took the plunge and I’m so glad I did. Also love the customer service and providing diaper instructions.
I haven’t have a chance to use it yet but I do love it a lots… can’t wait till baby come and has it on him
I've been cloth diapering for 10 years now and snapless fitteds from GMD are my absolute favorite! They're worth every penny. They're easy to use and so absorbent.
I followed washing instructions for the diapers, but each time I put it on it leaks and wets the clothes and bedding.
Thank you for your review. We have reached out to you and after communicating with you we see that no diaper cover was used. When this diaper is used under a moisture-resistant cover you should find that this is a wonderful diaper for absorbing urine and containing most of the solids. Thank you for shopping with us and please let us know if we can be of any further assistance!
When I first started using cloth diapers I had just prefolds and covers. That was a very economical way to cloth diaper for sure, and it worked really well for me. That said, I decided to order workhorses years into cloth diapering and they quickly become my go-to diaper because they were so easy to use. The workhorses also enabled my teenage son to use cloth diapers instead of disposables if I wasn't home to change diapers. I really love these diapers and highly recommend them if it is within your budget to buy them.