What exactly is the difference between a Pocket Diaper and a Cover Diaper? And what is best for my baby?
This is one of the most common questions we come across. Here is a simple, pictorial explanation that you may find useful.
So Pocket Diapers have a Pocket, hence they are called ‘Pocket Diapers’ and Cover diapers only cover the soaker hence they are called ‘Cover Diapers’ 🙂
So what is best for your baby?
- Cover Diapers, since you can replace the wet soaker and reuse the cover, are a little more economical
- Pocket Diapers, due to overall dry-feel fabric, provide better performance and protection
Pocket diapers need to be washed completely once the soaker is soaked. This because, although the dry-feel layer is dry, urine has passed through it and for hygiene reasons it is best to replace the entire diaper. If you are new to Cloth Diapering, we always recommend starting out with Pocket Diapers. They are simple, great in performance, and will give you a good idea about cloth diapering.