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Newborn cloth diapering video:
This next video is long but informative when you are wondering what to buy for your cloth diaper stash.
How to put a cloth diaper on a newborn baby:
Fastening the diaper is OPTIONAL. You can just fold the prefold in thirds and lay it in the cover instead. When you fasten the cover, the trifolded prefold is held in place by the diaper cover.
How to pin a cloth diaper
Tip from Karen: The diaper fold can be quick, sloppy and wrinkled and it will still catch the pee, so do not worry about fancy folding techniques. You do not need to know the names of folds. Getting the cotton in the cover somehow is enough.
Here are some video tutorials to help you learn some of the various ways to use flat cloth diapers.
This video shows a comparison of the one-size birdseye flat and the one-size muslin flat and it shows how to pad fold them. This is the easiest fold.
The Diaper Bag Fold
The Neat Fold
The Jo Fold
The Kite Fold
The Mini Kite Fold
Using Doublers with Flats
Size Half Flats
Using a Half Flat for preemies or newborn babies. The same fold ideas work for the small/one-size flats, too.
Pad Fold, Mini Kite Fold, Neat Fold, Gaynor's Fold for Girls
For fun, a 5 year old doing the Origami Fold for her doll.
How wool works
A cute baby
One of many ideas for cloth diaper storage