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Monday, October 31, 2011

Trend Lab Cloth Diapers *Review and #Giveaway* 11/28 US


Cloth diapering is one of the ways I have improved in being "crunchy". I decided to use cloth right before BuBu was born and I really wish I would have used cloth with my other two children. There are so many benefits for using cloth~for baby, parents and the earth! I like to try different brands because not every brands has a great fit on BuBu. She has a pretty tiny waist and semi-chunky thighs.

I was sent two Trend Lab diapers for review. One pink diaper with girl liner and one neutral diaper with liner. These diapers are somewhat different from most of the diapers I have used prior. Trend Lab diapers are not pocket diapers. The liner snaps right into the shell and lays against baby's skin. The liners are made of a microfiber blend. I have heard that microfiber should not be placed against baby's skin or it could cause a terrible rash. After reading up on Trend Lab's frequently asked cloth diaper questions, I learned that microfiber is actually recommended for infant product use. A reaction truly depends on baby's skin, as not all babies are the same. I used these diapers "as directed" and BuBu did not get a rash. None at all.
Trend Lab liners are the first I have ever seen that have their own elasticized sides. These elastics allow the liner to contour to baby. Also, they offer three different options for their liners. For boys, they offer a blue liner that has added padding/protection where it is needed most, up front. For girls, the liner is pink and the added padding/protection is in middle. There is also gender neutral, a white liner with equal padding for protection.











Our experience:
~Pros~
  • Pretty inexpensive compared to many other brands(prices range from $12.99 to $18.99)
  • One-sized, no need to purchase multiple sizes
  • Outer Shell does not need to be changed unless soiled or wet, liner can just be changed
  • The liner is great and the elastics actually helped keep the poo contained, no poo leakage so far
  • The diaper is pretty trim and I was able to get a good fit under jeans
~Cons~
  • With my pink diaper, the liner stuck out a bit in the front of the diaper which caused it to leak at times
  • I had a hard time getting the right fit, BuBu is tiny around the waist but has chunky thighs, when I got a good fit around the waist, it was tight on her thighs
  • BuBu was able to unsnap the snaps, the snaps are easily unsnapped
  • After drying a load of diapers/liners, I found that my Trend lab liners were not completely dry, liners require longer drying time
To Purchase
Trend Lab diapers come in 8 different colors and are available for purchase for $12.99-$18.99 at many retailers. Some retailers include, Target.com, Babies'R'Us, Sears and lots more. Visit Trend Lab to see a list of Trend Lab retailers.

Giveaway
Trend Lab has offered one diaper, winners choice of color/liner preference, to one Green Mam-a Jam-a reader! To enter, use the rafflecopter form below. Allow it to load if it does not appear right away. Giveaway is U.S. only and ends November 28. Thanks for entering and good luck!
**Disclosure~ The product(s) in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review. All opinions expressed in this review are my own and are not influenced by monetary compensation.




50 comments:

  1. I love their baby bedding! I had no idea they made baby bedding. Cute!
    mmjohnson555@gmail.com

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  2. i love their crib wrap. I wish I would have known that existed before we got bite marks all over our crib rails

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  3. i also love their brown trend messanger bag

    annae07 at aol dot com

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  4. I like their baby bedding in the giggles pattern. They have some really cute stuff!

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  5. I love their baby bedding along with the Tulip Totes.

    Ashley Hess
    andrewndash@yahoo.com

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  6. I love the diaper storage caddy and wanted to see what other prints they had for it but couldn't find a link for it. :(
    (sara m)

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  7. The Ultimate Diaper Bag

    gothickornchic at gmail dot com

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  8. I like the tulip totes danaahudson at gmail dot com

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  9. I love their bedding palettes, esp the blueberry one!
    mary michaud

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  10. I like their ultimate diaper bag
    karlawsuarez at gmail dot com

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  11. I love the hula girl bedding set!
    fmgrice2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  12. I like their crib wrap.

    jsapalio at yahoo dot com

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  13. I'd also like one of their Slip Covered Pet Bed. ngiraldi at gmail dot com

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  14. I would love to have the bubblegum collection bedding.
    glass.stephanie at gmail dot com

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  15. laura4him@bellsouth.net
    I like the crib wrap

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  16. I like the Nantucket Blue bedding

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  17. I like the crib bedding in the Chibi Zoo.

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  18. I like the Baby Barnyard crib bedding

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  19. I love the One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish nursery collection!

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  20. I messed up on my first post on the Trend Lab facebook wall. I posted again but already entered the first link on the rafflecopter... Oopsie! Here's the link to the post I didn't delete!
    https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=246382392087349&id=145393798640

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  21. I'd love one of their rail covers for my crib!

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  22. I love their baby bedding. Although I don't know which to choose. They are so adorable!!
    morales_y at yahoo dot com

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  23. I would love to get the crib wrap, what a great idea!

    Jewellee19 @ yahoo dot com

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  24. I love the brown and blue ultimate diaper bag

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  25. I'd love the crib wrap! Such a perfect idea!

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  26. I really like the Moses Baskets

    hannahavery85@yahoo.com

    -Hannah Avery

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  27. I like their Dr. Seuss wood shelves.

    klshrrs(at)gmail(dot)com

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  28. I would like to try one of the Ultimate Diaper Bags.

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  29. Chair and ottoman set! SUPER CUTE!!

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  30. I went to ThatCrochetGirl's page on FB and let her know you sent me.

    veganvigilante_bethechange@yahoo.com

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  31. I'd get the Chibi Zoo bedding

    veganvigilante_bethechange@yahoo.com

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  32. We are in need of a new pet bed, I love the idea of the slip covered pet beds. I could easily remove the cover and wash it!
    rasmith0506 at gmail dot com

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  33. I really love their bedding. Especially the Cowboy Baby!

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  34. The ultimate diaper bag in gray/orange would be cool!

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  35. I really like the messenger bag with the lovely green design!

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  36. im in love with teir messenger bags so stylish and cute
    Bonnie Rodriguez

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  37. i would love to try the cribwrap!

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  38. We like the velour blanket -Sharon M

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  39. I also like the Chair and Ottoman set. Thanks for the chance. bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

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  40. I like the ultimate Diaper bag!
    hnnhhyr at gmail dot com

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  41. I like the CribWrap

    cmcosman at yahoo.com

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