Cloth Diaper Types - Fitteds, AIOs, Pockets, and Prefold Cloth Diapers

The 4 Major Cloth Diaper Types - Prefolds, AIOs and AI2s, Pockets, & Fitteds

Confused about the different diaper types out there? This chart will help you sort it all out.



Prefolds AIOs/AI2s Pocket Diapers Fitted Diapers
Prefold Cloth Diapers AIO Cloth Diaper Pocket Cloth Diaper Fitted Cloth Diapers
Requires a wrap or a cover Does not requires a wrap or a cover - this feature is built in. Does not requires a wrap or a cover - this feature is built in. Requires a wrap or a cover
May require a fastener such as pins or a snappi Usually fastens with snaps or hook and loop (velcro) Usually fastens with snaps or hook and loop (velcro) Usually fastens with snaps or hook and loop (velcro), sometimes a snappi or pins may be used.
Usually made of cotton, gauze, Birdseye flannel, hemp, or velour. Outer layer is waterproof...usually made with PUL, Procare, fleece, or wool. Outer layer is waterproof...usually made with PUL, Procare, fleece, or wool. Outer and inner layers are not waterproof and may consist of many different fabrics types.
  A doubler will increase absorbency. A separate stuffer or doubler lays inside an AI2. Requires and absorbent stuffer material to be placed in the pocket before use. A doubler will increase absorbency.
  Usually has elastic and legs and back area. Usually has elastic and legs and back area. Usually has elastic and legs and back area.
More Prefold Diaper Information More AIO (All-in-One) Information More Pocket Diaper Information More Fitted Diaper Information
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