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Thirsties Duo Diaper Review

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Erin, the founder of Thirsties, started the company with nothing more than a sewing machine and $100 five years ago. Now Thirsties is one of the leaders in the cloth diaper industry! Thirsties is a continually growing company committed to greener parenting and eco-friendly, 100% American made products. All of Thirsties’ diapers are made by WAHMs who work very close to the warehouse, reducing their carbon footprint. Their customer service representatives are all knowledgeable and experienced cloth diapering momsHow fantastic is that? This kind of dedication and attention is what makes me very pleased to be able to offer one of my readers the Thirsties Duo diaper!

Thirsties Duo Diaper Review

About six weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be given a Thirsties Duo diaper to review. I chose the adorable Black Bird print. This print is so different from any other in my stash and I love it! I love that they wrapped the diaper up with a ribbon along with a nice letter and a copy of their catalog

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This diaper has a durable outer fabric that made of polyester with a waterproof urethane coating. The inner lining is a polyester microfleece, one of the inserts is microfiber and the other is 55% hemp and 45% cotton. The two inserts snap together to make one absorbent insert or you can choose to use just one.

Thirsties Duo Diaper Review

The Duo diaper is a two size system to get a more customized fit than a one size fits most diaper, but is also a more cost effective option than a true sized diaper. Their website states that the Duo diaper size one will fit a 6-18 pound baby and the size two will fit an 18-40 pound baby. This system will enable you to truly diaper from newborn to potty training. 

Thirsties Duo Diaper Review 

Thirsties Duo Diaper Review

Thirsties Duo Diaper Review

Overall, I have been very pleased with performance of this diaper. My average wetter has started drinking more during the day and is turning into a heavier wetter so I have been using both inserts and this diaper still fits nicely under pants and jeans. Even on the few occasions that I have used only one insert we remained leak-free. I pushed this diaper to my personal limit of 4 hours and while the inserts were soaked, K-Dub’s clothes were still dry!

This diaper is very easy to stuff and un-stuff since there is an opening at each end and it is dad-friendly. Somehow my husband can get wing droop on almost any diaper, but not with this one. I did not try this diaper for overnight use as I strictly use a fitted and cover for nighttime since he remains in the diaper for up to 13 hours, but with as pleased as I am with the Duo, I would love to add a Fab Fitted and Duo Wrap to my stash! I know that I will be adding at least one more Duo diaper very soon!

Why I like it:

  • Two sizes for a greater size range
  • Leg gussets
  • Easy to stuff
  • Comes with a natural fiber insert
  • Very absorbent without being bulky
  • Fits well under pants and jeans with two inserts
  • Cute and unique print
  • Dad friendly!

My only “complaint” about this diaper is that the hemp and cotton insert takes a long time to dry. It is usually still damp when everything else is completely dry, including my fitteds. When I’m putting diapers away I just hang it over the side of my diaper storage system and it’s dry by the next day so it’s really not that big of a deal.

Also, to have an entire stash of these could be expensive since you would have to buy two different stashes in size 1 and size 2, but to have a few of these in your stash is a must. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this diaper to anyone. In fact, I already have recommended it to a pregnant acquaintance who is considering cloth as a viable option for diapering a newborn while getting a longer life out of the diaper.

Buy It

The Thirsties Duo diaper retails for about $18.50 USD. Thirsties cloth diapers are carried by most cloth diaper retailers

Also be sure to Like them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter to find out about their weekly giveaways and other promotions.

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108 Comments

  1. >I would pick blackbird in size 2

  2. JOURNEE KAPRI says:

    >I would like to try to duo thirsty snap diaper in hoot

  3. >Forgot to add that I'm Amanda Maupin 🙂

  4. >I want to try the Hemp prefolds!

  5. HCeallaigh says:

    >i love the blackbird print too!! love love!

  6. HCeallaigh says:

    >id love to try the hemp inserts and the duoall n one diaperin the hoot print

  7. >I love the way these Duo diapers work. I would choose the Black Bird print – so cute!

  8. Abbie&Dave says:

    >I would really like the Cool Stripes Duo.

    happynutty at msn dot com

  9. 4Crazy Kids and a Cloth Diaperin' Mamma says:

    >I would love to try their Duo All In One Diaper, the alice brights print. I would also love to try their Super Wash!

  10. >I like the duo wrap black bird 🙂

  11. Everyday Super Momma says:

    >I would like to try the Thirsties Diaper Ointment!

    Beth O'Donnell

  12. >I would love to try the duo hemp prefold!

  13. MissMannah says:

    >I would love to try the AIO

  14. >I would pick the Alice brights pattern, it's so cute!
    meltheplux at gmail dot com

  15. Rachel & Jamon Clark says:

    >I would choose the cool stripes

  16. >I like the alice brights print!

  17. >I would like to try the AIO size 2!

  18. >I would like to try the cool stripes duo AIO!

  19. mammi_of_2 says:

    >i want black bird in a size 2 or alice bright
    bonnie r

  20. >I'd like to try the duo wrap size 2.

    jsapalio at yahoo dot com

  21. sueparks2003 says:

    >I would choose the Rose color but I like the warm stripe too but ok the Rose it is lol
    Gladys P
    sps1113 at yahoo dot com

  22. >Duo diaper sz 2 warm stripes.

  23. hellesbelles86 says:

    >I love the Hoot print duo! So cute!

  24. >I love the Alice Brights print- my little one is getting close to size 2 at this point. I also may try the duo hemp prefold at some point.

  25. >Black Bird is so cute!

  26. •´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Mrs. Cox.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• says:

    >Black bird or Hoot – so cute 🙂 Entering as Erin Cox on the RC form.

  27. Katy Emanuel says:

    >If I won I would choose the aplix closure in alice brights.

  28. >I'd like to try the AIO

  29. kathy brower says:

    >I'd like to try the Duo All in One in Alice Brights.

  30. >I would love to try the DUO help prefold in the Blackbird print, it's adorable!

  31. Maria D. @ DownrightDomesticity says:

    >I love the Blackbird print, but I already have three diapers with that print (!), so I'd probably get Mango. Thanks for the giveaway!
    maria.the.uncommon at gmail dot com

  32. Rhe Christine says:

    >duo aio size two black birds! super cute
    missrhe81 at yahoo dot com

  33. >Love hoot and black bird prints in the duo AIO size 2

  34. >I would get the Duo Diaper in Black Bird size 2!

  35. jjcjejmami says:

    >Thirsties Duo Wrap Fitted diapers and covers.

  36. >I would try the Thirsties Duo AIO in Hoot.

  37. Mrs. Biller says:

    >I'd try the duo size two in Hoot. Super cute!

  38. >I'd try the Duo AIO in Blackbird 🙂 Cute!

  39. >I like the Super Wash!
    swak50 at hotmail dot com

  40. hippiechickmom says:

    >I would pick a size 2 in mud with snap closures!

  41. Rebecca O says:

    >I want to try a Fab Fitted!! bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

  42. HlaKitten says:

    >I love all Thirsties products but I would love to try a new AIO Size 2 in Alice Brights

  43. Karine Traverse says:

    >I'd love to get the size one Hoot

  44. >I also like their duo wraps

  45. >i love the blackbird print, size 2

    annae07 at aol dot com

  46. >I would love to try their fitted diaper. I have the cover and need more than just 2.

  47. Tummy 2 Bummy says:

    >This is Nicole L 🙂

  48. Tummy 2 Bummy says:

    >I love the Alice Brights color on the Duo Diaper. So fun! <3

  49. Charlotte says:

    >I would try their Duo AIO diaper!

  50. >I love the Hoot print.

  51. >I like the Hoot print. I'm still wanting to try the AIO.

  52. >I would love the Alice Brights print in size 2.

  53. Lily Magnolia says:

    >I love the blackbird print! And I hear Thirsties AIO are great!!

  54. >I would like to try the aio

  55. >I'd choose the Duo Diaper in Alice Brights. I love that print!

  56. Just Jill says:

    >I would probably pick the AIO size 2 in Cool Stripes

  57. >I'd like the AIO in Blackbird size 1.

  58. Heather M says:

    >I would choose the Hoot
    I love their duo covers!

  59. >I'd like a size 1 in Rose!

  60. >I would choose the Hoot diaper

    (Rachel N on raffelcopter)

  61. >The AIO! But of the Duo diaper I love cool stripes or the ocean blue! 🙂

  62. >I would love to try the new AIO, and I'd also love to have this diaper in Blackbird!

  63. >I love the blackbird print in a size 2! Definitely one I would like to try. I have a Duo Fab and really like it. I would love to try the AIO too 🙂

  64. Andrea G. says:

    >I would love to try their new AIO. I have a Duo Fab Fitted, and an AIO would round out the Thirsties stash nicely (with some wipes).

  65. >They're Agoo leggings. I got 4 pairs of them on Baby Half Off. They're all very cute and the quality is right on par with BabyLegs. Actually they're a little softer than BabyLegs.

  66. >i would like to try the thirsties wipes.
    I would choose a size 1 in alice bright

  67. >I would choose Blackbird size 1.

  68. Shaky Mommy says:

    >I'd love to have the Duo AIO in Blackbird size 2. I also love love love the striped legwarmers in the top picture- where did you find those?

    (I entered Rafflecopter as Brandi Elam)

  69. Love{&}Bugs says:

    >I really want to try their new AIO

  70. >I would love to try their new AIO. ngiraldi atgmail dot com

  71. LeettleBaby says:

    >I would like to try the hemp prefolds

  72. >I really want to try the super wash!

  73. Maria Ivey says:

    >I would choose Alice Brights in size 2 snaps. I would also love to try their new AIO.

  74. Felicia R says:

    >I would also love to try a Thirsties fitted diaper and if I won I would choose the orchid color!
    fmgrice2(at)yahoo(dot)com

  75. sandy1955 says:

    >I also like the diaper cover
    sandy1955 at comcast dot net

  76. >I'd like the duo diaper in rose for my new grandaughter due in July!

  77. >I would choose the Hoot size One diaper w/snaps
    tanyainjville at yahoo dot com

  78. >Black bird in size 2 with snaps!

  79. >I would choose the Hoot print in size 2, snaps closure if I won!

    Carolyn H
    graceink at yahoo dot com

  80. KD { Mom of 3 Dolls } says:

    >Hoot and Mud are my fav

  81. >I'd choose the Hoot print, size 2, in snaps!

    huntermb3 at gmail dot com

  82. Christina says:

    >I would love to try their new AIO!

    cmcosman at yahoo.com

  83. loves6cats says:

    >I would love the Hoot in a size 1 as I am expecting a little boy in July.

  84. >I would choose their wipes because they're supposed to be one of the best wipes and my son has had a really rough time lately 🙁

  85. >I'd like to try the Duo Fab Fitted.

    Kristen Bobbitt

  86. >i would get warm stripes size 2

  87. Alex Liz R. says:

    >I would pick the blackbird in size 1.
    arobinson45 (at) woh.rr.com

  88. Kelsie Harris says:

    >I would really like to try the Thirsties wash and Thirsties pre-wash.

  89. Colleen M says:

    >I also like their Thirsties Super Wash!

    colljerr at comcast dot net

  90. >Like to try the new Aio! Love my thirsties covers and bum spray

  91. about pollyanna says:

    >id love to try there wipes

  92. simplymerry says:

    >I would love to try their AIO! And i'd choose a size 2 in alice brights for my little girl. 🙂
    (mary michaud)

  93. Charis's Mum says:

    >I'd pick warm stripes in Size 2.

  94. >I love their black bird print too, and I think I'd pick size 2 so my older girl could use it too.

  95. >I love the blackbird print and think there 2 size system is awesome for a better fit even if it costs a bit more in the beginning!

  96. >Spooked, not spoiled. I was auto-corrected 😉

  97. >It's okay, I know some people are spoiled now and pinning isn't a mandatory entry. But any of the photos in my recipes and reviews are my own so if it links back here, it's being linked to the original source. Any photos that weren't taken by me are noted with a link back to where I got it from 🙂

  98. >I lI've their new all in ones, but I like the duos too! I hear you about the dying times! I'd like the cool stripes in a size 2 duo, because both my 2 1/2 yo and 5 mo nth old fit into it! But regarding pintrest, you might want to check out their privacy policy that you agreed to. Basically, you said you own everything you pinned, you're giving up rights to it, they can take the image and market it, can sue you for rights, and you agree to pay any legal fees that you/them come up with. So yeah, I will not be pinning any more. 🙁 I love that site though 🙁 oh well.

  99. >Due AIO in size 2 in warm stripes!

  100. Christine says:

    >I'd like cool stripes duo AIO in size 1

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