Made of organic unbleached cotton, certified to Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex. Wash several times before using. Choose snap or no-closure (pinnable or Snappi-fastenable) version. Snap closure on this page.
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
Cloth-eez® Workhorse™ diapers are made of wonderful 100% cotton prefold diaper fabric in 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 repelling, no special detergents are needed for 100% cotton diapers. The snaps are covered by the 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. We made the wings a little longer on the no-closure version to give you more fabric to use for pinning or fastening them but the rise is the same for both versions. Consider baby's shape when choosing size. Long or tall babies or wide, round "booty" shapes will need to size-up sooner than narrow, flat-bottom shapes, who will stay in a smaller size longer. Sizing up for nights is sometimes a good idea, especially if baby is getting close to the weight recommendations for the next size. Very fast growing newborns can skip size small and go from Newborn to Medium. They are made of organic cotton. 100% cotton exclusive of trim. Made in Pakistan.
Note: This is a diaper. It requires a cover (sold separately).
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 suggest fragrance free laundry choices. This is a diaper which means it is the absorbent part. Use a diaper cover over this diaper, which is not included.
Sizing is approximate. Always wash only one if unsure of size.
Please wash several times before first use. Because this is unbleached organic cotton it needs quite a few preparation cycles to wash off the natural cotton oils before full absorbency is reached. This "prepping" (4 or more wash cycles) is a one-time thing. Link to more washing information.
More pictures on the Workhorse page.
Also available without snaps, called No Closure
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.
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Worth the splurge for our toddlers! We size up early for absorbancy and stick with the XL workhorses until each kid graduates from diapers. Easy to get on a squirmy kid, the snaps don't snag on woolies, and washes well. We like to boost with a hemp doubler and add a fleece stay-dry. Excellent overnight option, too. We've used GMD exclusively for all 3 of our kids.
I got this when my baby was 1 week old. Very easy to prep, I just washed 2 times then did an absorbency test. Fit so well and absorbency is still enough at almost 6 weeks old so I would say well worth it. If I have a 3rd baby I will for sure purchase more.
I got 6 of the Newborn workhorse and we love them. I use a snappy and a Thirsties size xs and they work well with no leaks. Great newborn buy!
These snap fitted organic cotton unbleached inners are just the best! My son and daughter have both used them and I can't recommend these more.
We have used them for our first baby and now the second one is on its way they did disintegrate somewhat after the first year of use the newborn ones we resold after very minimal use as they out grew them so quickly . now we’re having a second child so we are happy to have them back in our lives and thank you for making this an option for those of us that cared deeply and wanna do everything we can to help support the planet