Best Cloth Diapers of 2022 | Kanga Care

Both babies are wearing Rumparooz One Size Cloth diapers in the "I love RAR" print

Kanga Care Cloth Diapers voted best of 2022

Cloth diapers are making a comeback. Once coined as “rags and plastic pants” or “your grandmothers diapers”, cloth diapers are a modern, simple, highly functional, fashionable and eco-friendly option that more and more families are now choosing for their babies.

Over the course of 2022 many baby product experts researched all the latest styles and brands of cloth diapers. They put all the brands to the test to finally present their top picks for the Best Cloth Diapers of 2022 and our Kanga Care brands made the cut every time from newborn to One Size Pocket cloth diapers!

Check out what the people love and what the experts are raving about!

Scarlet Rumparooz

Best Overall Cloth Diaper | BabyGearLab Best Overall Cloth Diaper | BabyGearLab

Rumparooz Cloth Pocket Diaper is the Editor Choice, and highest scoring cloth diaper for the 9th year in a row at BabyGearLab. Adored for it's superb quality, softness against skin and great absorbency. Rumparooz are a cloth diaper that includes the best features for ease of use for any lifestyle. A pocket diaper for customizable absorbency, One Size so the diaper grows with your child from newborn to potty training and the Kanga Care exclusive patented double gussets to keep the messiest of messes contained.

 

"A high-quality pocket diaper with absorbency superpowers. Scoring above a wide variety of top cloth diapers Rumparooz proves to be the combinations of superb quality, great absorbency and the softest material against baby’s skin." 

What They Liked:

  • Top-scoring diaper in our absorbency tests
  • absorbs liquid quickly
  • excellent job trapping moisture away from the skin
  • Two microfiber soakers work together or separately to achieve the preferred level of absorbency
  • Love the double gusset that helps prevent leaks and blowouts.
  • Adjust the sizing to fit almost any baby

 

Best Pocket Cloth Diaper | BabyList Best Pocket Cloth Diaper | BabyList

Rumparooz Cloth Pocket Diaper is picking up another nomination, this time from BabyList for the Best Pocket Cloth Diaper because of its ability to customize your child’s absorbency to exactly the level that fits their unique needs. Each diaper comes with a “6R Soaker” that is 2 inserts which can be used together or separately, with six different ways to configure them. They have the ability to be mixed and matched with additional hemp and bamboo versions, sold separately, for older babies and heavy wetters. Complete with the leak protection technology of patented double inner gussets located along each leg and the back, blowouts are virtually impossible. 

“I love their absorbency and protection against leaks. Also, I’d be lost if I couldn’t use my dryer and that’s okay with this brand. I love knowing I helped the environment and my kid’s tush.”

- BabyList Parent, Lindsey

TIP + TRICK: A con mentioned is the need to insert the liners (stuffing diapers) into the diaper can be an annoying task. However, without the versatility of a pocket you are bootstrapped to the amount of absorbency already sewn into the diaper (All-In-One), which is usually too little for older babies (more frequent diaper changes), and too bulky for smaller babies (one size AIO’s fit best around 12+ pounds rather than at birth.)

Best Cloth Diaper for Newborns | RealDiapers Best Cloth Diaper for Newborns | RealDiapers

Rumparooz One Size Pocket Cloth Diaper is getting a nomination in the best newborn diapers category from RealDiapers.org for the infant/newborn setting. It's true! We have one of only legit birth to potty training one size diapers on the market. Our smallest size on the Rumparooz fits newborns at 6 lbs. The leg elastic and leg holes are tiny enough to wrap around just 2 fingers.

While finding the best cloth diaper for your newborn can seem overwhelming but with a Rumparooz all points are checked off. Stand out features from RealDiapers:

  • Customizable sizes and fits based on size and gender
  • Only require one pre-wash before using
  • Parts of the diaper are U.S.A. manufactured
  • Bright and colorful designs and patterns
  • Ultra soft, no-pill micro-chamois fabric

"Rumparooz diapers are slightly more expensive than other pocket or all-in-one diapers. However, parents will only need to purchase one set, making them the best newborn cloth diaper for parents who want a one-and-done system."

 

Best Pocket Cloth Diaper | The Bump Best Pocket Cloth Diaper | The Bump

Winning for the ability to not only easily adjust the size of the diaper with snaps but with absorbency. The Rumparooz features a pocket where the 6R soaker is inserted to add the desired absorbency to the cloth diaper. As stated by The Bump a stand out feature is the patented double gussets or "turbo-charged hem" to keep blowouts contained inside the diaper! A win win for parents. Kanga Care brand cloth diapers are the original and only cloth diapers uniquely designed with the patented leak protection technology of dual inner gussets. The inside of each diaper is designed with 2 gentle inner gussets. Creating no chance of escape from the messiest of messes with a double barrier that channels each leg.

What They Liked:

  • Snaps make for easy modifications.
  • Double inner-leg gussets
  • Inner microchamois is not only blanket-like in softness—it does a stellar job of wicking rash-causing moisture away from baby’s bum.
  • Ability to up the absorbency for babies who are heavy wetters.

 

Best Pocket Diapers & Splurge | VeryWellFamily Best Pocket Diapers & Splurge | VeryWellFamily

Rumparooz for the win again! This time verywellfamily.com had some great feedback and mentioned that some reviewers found the fit was on the smaller side. So although the Rumparooz remains the best pocket diaper out there, the conclusion mentions of their top pick is that the Rumparooz may not work best for larger babies.

First, we must say that the Rumparooz is a true one size diaper, fitting up to 35-40 lbs. The pattern was designed using the owners very own children as models, who were very chubby babies. The chubbiest was 27 lbs at 6 months old. For reference, he was on the size medium at those stats. In the beginning the Rumparooz were actually known as the cloth diapers FOR chubby babies!

The key to making sure a diaper doesn’t seem “too small”, too soon, is making sure it is fit properly and on the correct rise for babies size. Sizing up a rise too soon can cause a diaper to feel too small. Confusing? We have a spectacular customer service team that is always ready and waiting to help with any fit and function needs and questions any customer may have. Reach out via email: hello@kangacare.com! No customer ever needs to wonder if they are doing it right or wrong, we are here to help!

What They Liked:

  • Provide multiple levels of protection
  • Four size settings
  • Multiple patterns

 

Best Pocket Cloth Diaper | Healthline Best Pocket Cloth Diaper | Healthline

Rumparooz Pocket Diaper...ok, we are starting to see a pattern. Healthline is getting their vote in this time. They love all our colors and print options to chose from when building your stash, and of course how absorbent they are, grow with baby and hypoallergenic! What's better than a diaper that is safe against baby's skin and saves parents thousands of dollars? One that is so cute no pants are needed! Kanga Care's cloth diapers come in a rainbow of solid colors with hues to make a vibrant cloth diapers stash. Each color pairs perfectly with various prints that release from Kanga Care every year, and of course our fan favorite prints that are part of our permanent collection. Who knew cloth diaper changes could be so fun when you are picking out your favorite color or print to put on your little one next.

What They Liked:

  • Lots of snaps enables it to fit children weighing 6 to 40+ pounds
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Lots of color and pattern options to choose from

 

Best Cloth Diapers of 2022 | Mommyhood101 Best Cloth Diapers of 2022 | Mommyhood101

Rumparooz One Size Cloth Diapers made the Mommyhood101.com top 5 list for 2022. As many stated above the ability to customize absorbency and grow with your little one were stand out features.

However it is mentioned that the microchamois held a smell and was too bulky causing the diaper to be too hot for summer days. If your diaper or any product from Kanga Care is holding a smell please reach out to our customer care team, who are well trained and can help resolve the issue. If cared for properly with our thoroughly tested and recommended selection of approved detergents none of the diapers should ever smell after being washed. Odor means there is filth not getting cleaned out of the diaper or there is rescue starting to buildup.

Rumparooz with microchamois is about 1/3 of the thickness of diaper fleece used by other brands and offers hypoallergenic properties as well as non-irritating because it is a no-pill material. Both the shell of the Rumparooz and inner microchamois are breathable and microporous,allowing vapor through but not moisture:

  • Greatly reduces the warmth in the diaper area compared to plastic disposable diapers.
  • Makes the Rumparooz both comfortable for baby and optimal for all climates, temperatures and seasons.

What They Liked:

  • Great absorbency,
  • Good versatility to span different sizes and ages of babies,
  • Fantastic job preventing blow-outs.

 

Best Pocket Cloth Diaper | Treehugger Best Pocket Cloth Diaper | Treehugger

Is it fair to say that we can all start to agree that Kanga Care Rumparooz are hands down the best cloth diaper? We are definitely seeing a trend here. A con you may find when using a pocket diaper is the stuffing of a pocket diaper. But, this can easily be out weighed by the ability to customize your Rumparooz throughout your cloth diapering journey to the exact size and absorbency your child needs. No need to go buy another diaper to boost absorbency or go up in size as your child grows. 

What They Liked:

  • Variety of absorbent inserts (microfiber, bamboo, or hemp)
  • One Size fit that adjusts to fit as your baby grows
  • The snap system allows for easy size modification
  • Soft double inner-leg gussets that prevent leaks without causing rash or irritation.
  • The outer waterproof cover layer is biodegradable, and comes in more than 50 colors and prints.

 

Best Pocket Diaper that actually works | RealDiapers Best Pocket Diaper that actually works | RealDiapers

Now you may be wondering. Wouldn't all pocket diaper function properly and that answer is no. It is important that the cloth diaper has a balance between supreme absorbency and a good fit to prevent leaks. 

Rumparooz OBV feature a plush interior of organic bamboo velour. Paired with bamboo 6R soakers that are inserted into the pocket are an extremely absorbent combination. Great as a nap time or nighttime solution for peaceful sleep.

What They Liked:

  • The settings are adjustable for larger babies.
  • The bamboo soaker increases absorption.
  • The diaper only needs to be washed once for prep.
  • You can use the newborn insert for extra absorbency.
  • It has a “poop scoop” ridge at the back for additional protection against blowouts. 

 Quinn Lil Joey Newborn Cloth Diaper

Best Cloth Diaper for Preemies | MomLoves Best Best Cloth Diaper for Preemies | MomLovesBest 

Lil Joey All-In-One Cloth Diapers are the top pick by Mom Loves Best as the best fit for small babies, which they stated “pretty much the only one out there that will fit preemies and smaller newborns”. 

What They Liked:

  • Easy to use.
  • Slim fitting.
  • Great at containing leaks and blowouts.

TIP + TRICK: In the review it is mentioned that some parents have trouble getting poop out of the gussets - we have a trick for that! Simply snap them flipped inside out in the wash so they don’t fold closed!

 

Best Hypoallergenic Cloth Diaper | Mom Junction Best Hypoallergenic Cloth Diaper | Mom Junction

What more do you want for your newborn than only the highest quality fabric to touch their precious skin? Lil Joey Newborn cloth diapers provide just that with their 100% hypoallergenic microchamois inner stay dry layer. This material not only helps your little one feel dry so no waking up do to a wet diaper but the moisture is wicked away from your newborns sensitive skin.

What They Liked:

  • Soft fabric
  • Waterproof polyester TPU
  • Available in fun colors and prints
  • Two inner gussets and four-layer microfiber

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