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Are you a bum genius?

A while ago I attended a Nappucino to learn more about real nappies. The Borough I live in give vouchers towards the cost of real nappies to encourage people to give them a go. To be honest I have struggled with real nappies but I try to use them whenever I can, especially when we are staying close to home. We were sent two bumGenius V4 from baby kind to try.

 

The bumGenius v4 is a stay-dry, one-size pocket nappy.

 

The good points:

built in waterproof outer cover and inner lining

hook and loop or poppers to fasten

level of absorbency can be customised

stretchy lycra wings to ensure a comfy fit

adjustable size to fit babies from 8-35lb

can be washed at 40Β°C

 

The bad points:

none!

 

 

I enjoyed using these on Edward as they were so simple. They fitted really well and didn’t make his clothes too tight round the bum. You need to wash them before you use them for the first time but they wash and dry well. I was sent 2 to try but usually change Edward between 4-5 times a day. They recommend you purchase at least 18 nappies so you can do a just nappies wash every couple of days.

The bumGenius compare really well to other brands and I would recommend them. The version 4 mean they keep on improving!

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7 Comments

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    Liska
    March 22, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    Great review. Not a genius yet but getting there x
    Liska recently posted..Bum Genius Review – Part II

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    sian
    March 30, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    I love them. We are trying them too as soon as Ellie wore it she christened it. I love bumgenius nappies
    sian recently posted..My Mothers Day Gift Guide

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    Emma button
    March 31, 2011 at 8:52 am

    I do find these really easy to use and wash. They are the best all-in-one nappy I’ve tried.

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    Emma button
    March 31, 2011 at 9:09 am

    Doh, I forgot to mention I’m going to be hosting a reusable nappies bloggers carnival on the 13th of April. Do you mind if I link up to your post? @jumblyMummy

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    Rachel Pattisson
    April 30, 2011 at 11:27 pm

    Useful post – I’m linking back to it on Really Rachel today.
    Just wondering if you would like to add this post to my Great Nappy Debate linky page?
    http://rachelpattisson.blogspot.com/p/great-nappy-debate.html

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