How to Fold & Use a Prefold Cloth Diaper in 6 Different Ways

Prefold cloth diapers give you the freedom to customize it according to your baby’s needs without the complications that come with folding a flat diaper.

Although flats have been the go-to cloth diapers of our grandmothers, the need to fold it is what scares many new mothers away, including me.

The onerous job of folding the diaper discourages us to use it. This is the disadvantage the prefold diaper eliminates by coming, well, pre- folded.

It can also be called a trifold because it is simply folding the cloth three times one above the other.

1. Pad fold or Tri-fold:

Simply fold the prefold into thirds lengthwise and place it inside a diaper cover. For tinier babies, you can also fold the prefold into thirds breadthwise.

Angel wing fold is one of the most widely used folding techniques because it’s so easy and it is better than padfolds for two reasons.

2. Angel wing fold

1. You can use the Angel fold without a diaper cover by fastening it with a snappi. 2. It stays in its place better than padfolds.

The Jelly Roll is very similar to the Angel fold except that, instead of folding the front half, you roll it inwards along the edges so that the front is rolled in and the back half is still flat.

3. The Jelly Roll:

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