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April 30, 2013

Jelly Bean Baby

Today I have a fun new diaper to tell you about. I was given the opportunity to review a "Pocket In Two" style diaper from Jelly Bean Baby. Heidi, the WAHM behind the diaper, calls this a pocket in two because she designs them to have the capability to function as either a pocket diaper or an all in two diaper.

Heidi sent me this cute flower print to review. It is a size medium side snapping diaper, with a weight range of 14-30 lbs. There are a lot of really adorable prints to choose from at Jelly Bean Baby. She really finds some great unique prints!


You can see in this picture above that there are two snaps on the back of the diaper. These are what hold the insert in place on the inside. Whether you use the diaper as a pocket or as an all in two, you can snap it into the back of the diaper and not have to worry about it scooting around inside.


The inner of the diaper is suedecloth to provide a stay dry feeling, so if you need stay dry fabrics against your baby's skin, using this as a pocket is a great option. Heidi told me that as of April 1 she is switching to microfleece as the default inner fabric, with suedecloth as the optional choice. I really like when shops have a choice of inner material, because some families have sensitivities to one or the other.


The insert is made from Zorb II on top and hemp terry cloth on the bottom. If you choose to use the diaper as an all in two, then it will look like the picture above when the insert is all snapped in. The suedecloth flap at the back goes over top of part of the soaker when it is snapped in.


You can see here where the snaps are located under the back flap. One thing that I discovered with this diaper was that if I left the soaker snapped into the diaper, then the whole diaper turned inside out in the wash. It's not a huge issue with the diaper; I have just had to be mindful of not forgetting to unsnap it.


You can see in this picture the nice trim fit we got with this diaper. The soaker is not terribly thick, though it is very absorbent, which is a great thing for creating a trim diaper.


I really like this print on Ava, and have really enjoyed how trim this diaper is underneath clothes. You can see in this next picture that even in the front, this diaper has a nice smooth fit. Ava still has chunky thighs with a skinny little waist, so I did have a little trouble finding the right fit at first. I think she just happens to be right in between the tightest and second tightest waist snap sizes, which is not a fault of the diaper at all. I just choose to err on the side of being a little tight. So you can see here I have the legs on a looser snap than the waist.


Overall this diaper has worked well for us. Aside from Ava's skinny waist, we have gotten a good fit with it. The insert's absorbency and the cute prints are the big selling points for me. I love finding a shop with really unique prints available! The only issue that I could see coming up would be if I had this diaper on a smaller baby who had runnier poops. In that case, the large back flap would make me nervous, since you have to get under it to unsnap the insert. Thankfully for us, Ava is just past the crazy runny poops so I didn't have to worry about it.

Heidi has offered to do a giveaway of a custom Jelly Bean Baby diaper for one of our readers! Enter in the form below.




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19 comments:

Breanna Rodriguez said...

If I had little girls, my favorite would be the green with white daisys, but for my boys I'd pick the pirate/skulls.

The Durhams said...

the farm animals print is cute.

jamie

titi518 said...

I like the orange background and multi-colour polka dots.

Greenhorn Mom-to-be said...

Loooove the pirate ones!

Cameron said...

The fabric with the lavendar background with little deer on it is my favorite. Thanks for the giveaway!

Charlotte said...

The stars
the deer
and the barnyard animals!!!!

jennifer said...

i love the flannel/check print (with the orange, brown/black, yellow. i also love the barnyard animals!

Lovely Mrs. Long said...

I love the polka dots! and the orange w "bubbles" I have three Jelly bean AIO and they look so so awesome

Lovely Mrs. Long said...

I love the polka dots! and the orange w "bubbles" I have three Jelly bean AIO and they look so so awesome

Sarah Hayes said...

i like the red white and blue with stars

Love{&}Bugs said...

i like the cars

Colleen M said...

My favorite print is the one with cows, pigs and horses.

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Anonymous said...

My favorite is the cars print;)

Melissa Harris

aperry said...

I like the pirates

Carrie C said...

I really like this blue one! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.165574226933901.1073741828.128424313982226&type=3#!/photo.php?fbid=165574496933874&set=a.165574226933901.1073741828.128424313982226&type=3&theater

Angela Bailey said...

I love the blue with polka dots!

Angela

Kristina S said...

I like the red white and blue stars

Amanda Sandoval said...

I liked photo # 26, with the pink, purple, orange swirls/dots.

Lois said...

I like the photo with the skulls that are boyish. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=165574246933899&set=a.165574226933901.1073741828.128424313982226&type=3&theater