I've been putting Iris in cloth nappies since she was a week old, but we're still working out what's best for night time. She goes to bed at 9 pm and tends to wake up for a feed between 2 and 3 am. She falls straight back to sleep after her midnight snack and then sleeps until hubbie's alarm goes off at 6 am. I've bought three nappies specifically for night use - a Swaddlebees OVOS, a Baby Beehinds bamboo fleece one-size and an old-style EH Bumhugger. I've been trying to persevere with using a fleece wrap with each of these nappies, but we're continuing to have compression wicking issues. I do plan to get Iris in wool ASAP; I'm just waiting for her to grow into a medium-size wrap, rather than buy a small one that won't last much longer. In the meantime, I'm going to have to stick her in a PUL wrap, as I'm fed up of her feeling damp. So, after all that background waffle, onto my queries!
Is Iris a heavy wetter? For example, the Swaddlebees is being used with both the removable boosters, but when she wakes during the night (after perhaps 5 or 6 hours) it's wet through - is that normal for an 11-week-old?
How long should any of the nappies I have last? Am I expecting too much by thinking that they should last longer than 5/6 hours?
I suppose I need to think about additional boosting - any suggestions as to what to try?
Will I continue to have compression wicking issues with wool?
Any help would be much appreciated. Night nappies are complicated!
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