Versus Pocket Diapers
What are pocket diapers like?
There are many wonderful pocket diapers on the market. The
top-name brands are Fuzzi Bunz and bumGenius, along with Happy
Heiny's and many, many more. While the designs vary
considerably, they are all fairly similar in form and function.
They have an hourglass shape and a pocket opening from the
front or back waist to stuff an insert through the pocket
before use. The diapers cannot be used without an insert, and
the insert must be pulled free of the diaper before washing.
The shape and size of child each brand can provide a good fit
for is quite different from brand to brand, and can greatly
affect the ability of the diapers to keep wetness inside. The
pocket allows the user to define how much absorbency they want,
so the same diaper can be outfitted differently for day,
nap-time and nighttime use. Because the insert is removed for
washing, wash water is able to circulate fairly well throughout
the parts to get them clean, but many makers provide inserts
that have multiple layers of absorbent materials in them so not
every layer is directly open to the wash water. The insert must
be reinserted into the diaper before use. Most pocket diapers
can not be put on by having a child step into them, so many
users continue to require their toddler to lie down for diaper
changes, which many children do not like. This type of diaper
tends to have a "fluffy bottom" appearance on the child and can
be difficult to fit under pants from many children's apparel
companies, since clothes tend to be fitted over disposable
So how do Antsy Pants™ compare to other pocket
Antsy Pants™ combine pocket diapers' flexible range of
absorbency with a number of modifications that make Antsy Pants
™ comfortable, easy to wash and easy to use, and perfectly
suited to diapering your walking child.
- Antsy Pants™ are absorbent just the way they are; you
don't need to add an insert or doubler unless you want to
make them more absorbent for a heavy wetter, for longer
wear-time, or for nighttime use.
- Antsy Pants™ pocket opening is along the side, not at
the waist. This gives you total control over where you put
an insert, should you need one. You don't have to shove
your hand through the inside of each diaper to stuff
- Antsy Pants™ are designed so that every layer of fabric
is open to unobstructed contact with the wash water to get
the absolute best cleaning possible. You just flip them
inside out as they go into the washer. You don't even need
to unsnap the sides, so preparing diapers for the next use
is super simple as well.
- Antsy Pants™ leg openings are shaped to come in close
contact with your child's inner thighs without requiring
tight elastic around the circumference of the thigh. This
means a very good, leak-resistant fit without discomfort
for your child.
- Antsy Pants™ patent-pending soft-stretch side panels
conform easily to fit your child whether s/he has chubby
legs or bird legs.
- Antsy Pants™ are very trim, with no extra bulk on the
sides of the diapers. They fit more like a disposable
diaper, so they go under famous-maker clothing with no
- Antsy Pants™ are designed specifically for toddlers, so
you can change them on the go. Pull off over the feet, put
the next one on the same way, over the feet. You always
have the option to open the snap panels if you need
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