Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Loveybums Review/Giveaway!!!

As a devoted cloth diaper user, I felt like I’d tried just about every style and every brand out there, until I discovered the wonderful world of small, family owned and wahm-based diaper companies.  I first found Loveybums while looking for wool.  They are a family owned and operated business in Massachusetts, and all of their products are made in New England with eco-friendly fabrics produced in the US.  They make incredible wool wraps, that are exceptionally trim under clothing.  I decided to give the jersey and crepe covers a try, and I was not disappointed.  After receiving my first package, I quickly realized that the only thing that topped my love for Loveybums wool wraps was my love for their velour fitted diapers.  After trying multiple brands, these had everything I had been looking for!  I was so in love, in fact, that I volunteered to write the review based on my experience with the products I’ve previously purchased. 

[*Note: All photos are of my personal washed and worn Loveybums diaper, and unfortunately I was unable to fully capture the vibrant color, or the squishiness!]

The velour fitteds are constructed of the softest, squishiest organic velour, with hidden layers of organic interlock and fleece.  But don’t let the squish fool you – they are also one of the trimmest fitteds I own.  There is no sacrifice in absorbency though, as they are also crowned as my favorite in that department as well!  They are so beautifully made in vibrant, hand-dyed organic velour, and the fit is outstanding.  Three snaps on each side prevent wing droop, and the stretchy, well crafted elastic gussets offer the snuggest of fits.  My daughter is 33 inches and 27 lbs and still fits into her larges on the smallest settings (without using the crossover snap).  The rise fits her beautifully without any lower belly sagging.  My first ones have been in heavy use for four months and show little signs of wear.

There is a snap in soaker that generally stays completely attached in the wash, that goes right up to the edge of the gussets.  I particularly like this feature when it comes to poop.  As many of you may have experienced, some diapers have skinnier inserts where poop can get trapped beneath them, or in the case of multiple layer soakers - sandwiched throughout, and it can be difficult to track it all down if you use a diaper sprayer as I do.  These are by far the easiest fitteds I own to spray clean, and the stretchy gussets hold in the biggest of messes.  The simple one piece, hourglass-shaped soaker is fully absorbent and does the job in spades.   There are doublers available if you’re looking for more holding power.  In fact, I have found that a doubler paired with a fleece topped hemp doubler was all I needed to make my loveybums fitted last 12 hours through the night!

In all, my only tiniest of tiny desire for something more with these diapers would be a stay-dry option.  I fully understand the need for many mamas to keep their fibers natural, but some of us have little ones with tender, sensitive tushies, and I get awfully tired of dealing with skimpy stay-dry fleece liners.  In my fantasy dream world I wish there were a stay-dry option so I would have one less piece of diaper laundry to tangle with.

Overall, Loveybums offers many beautifully crafted products that are worth consideration.  Some are periodically offered at deep discounts to facebook fans, and with coupon offers as well as seconds and overstock sales, there are always great deals to be had.  But these products are worth every penny.  And certainly, one of the best aspects of the company is not only its commitment to selling products manufactured entirely in the US, but Pam of Loveybums has always given stellar customer service.  She promptly answered all of my questions prior to purchases and has been a pleasure to deal with.  I am always happy to give my business to amazing companies such as this. 

For your chance to win your very own Loveybums Velour Fitted in the gorgeous Aquamarine color with your choice of size make sure to leave a comment on the blog post with your choice of diaper size and tell us your favorite loveybums product! 

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Maria said... [Reply to comment]

excellent review, that looks like a great diaper.

Shannon P said... [Reply to comment]

I love their wool wraps! They are the only wrap covers that work for us

Shannon P said... [Reply to comment]

@Shannon P

Oh, and we would like a sm if we win ;)

Brenda said... [Reply to comment]

I LOVE their Loveybag diaperbag! ADORABLE! But the Lime, and tangerine LIO are just so cute! Medium is perfect.

lauren420 said... [Reply to comment]

I have only ever tried thier crepe wool wraps and I LOVE them!!

Callie said... [Reply to comment]

Love the tie dye diapers! How neat.

I would need a small! :)

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I love the wool wraps but love the diapers as well. I would love a large :)

Hannah said... [Reply to comment]

I own & adore their pull-on wool soakers! They are thin and totally bulletproof at night time :)
I would love to try their Velour fitteds or their print fitteds! lol

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I love the organic fitteds but really want to try a velour in large

Debra said... [Reply to comment]

My favourite product so far is the crepe wool snap cover. I would need a size large. Thanks :)

Audra said... [Reply to comment]

I love my wool cover with embroidery I got during the Black Friday sale. I would need a size large. Thanks for such a great product.

agreenaffair said... [Reply to comment]

My favorite are the organic wool covers. I need to order a couple of larges! She would probably get the most use out of a large diaper. Maybe medium, though.

nathaliemejias said... [Reply to comment]

OMG! Im new to CD so I could really benefit from this! A medium for sure:)Loooove wool covers!

heartnut said... [Reply to comment]

I have two Loveybums mediums--one is Sherpa, the other is Organic Cotton. I bought them used with my Wool Soakers, and use them for overnight for my 10 week old. They are WONDERFUL, and fit her so well.

I have heard they also have wool covers, and they look spectacular on their website. I have a friend that just ordered some for her 8 mo old baby.

Based on your review, I am going to keep my eye out for more Loveybums, and try to save up for purchasing more from them. I love Swaddlebees bc they are American-made, Loveybums needs to be added to that list. :o)

windyroots said... [Reply to comment]

I love all of their products! Just received a few organic fitted diapers today and they are great! I also have a few of their wool covers. Hoping to acquire many more for the babe on the way ;) as we're expecting a new baby in June I'd be happy with any size!

io said... [Reply to comment]

I love their fleece covers. my favs. medium would be nice

Michelle said... [Reply to comment]

I currently have the NB wool jersey covers and snap ins and love them! Would love to win a medium for my little one who grows so fast!

M. said... [Reply to comment]

I would love to win! I love their wool covers! My toddler is a big girl and their cover fits her so well! We use the largest size.

hgardzina said... [Reply to comment]

Being from MA I would love to try this local company. Their products looks amazing. I think the wool wraps look pretty amazing. We would love a large fitted if we win. Keeping my fingers crossed.

HilLesha said... [Reply to comment]

I love the Organic Velour Diapers in size NB/SM.

mommy of 2 said... [Reply to comment]

I have never tried a Loveybums but have heard great things. I'm not sure what size we would need. They sound amazing though.

Zephyr Hill Farm said... [Reply to comment]

Favorite would be the cute trainers! If I win, I'd like a newborn/small size diaper.

ducksoup at wamego dot net

Alex Liz R. said... [Reply to comment]

I like the nursing pads that they have and I like the small size. Thanks for the review

arobinson45 (at)

Nikki said... [Reply to comment]

I would love to try one of their Pull-Up Wool Covers -- and fitted in size newborn would help build my stash for baby #2. ngiraldi at gmail dot com

Dawn said... [Reply to comment]

Tye die in small!

Jesllee said... [Reply to comment]

I would choose NB/SM Aqua Sherpa QD Diaper! They all look so squishy!

Denise R said... [Reply to comment]

I like the robot prints.

I would choose NB/SM

StephanieC said... [Reply to comment]

you need a link to their site in your review! i like their loveybag diaper bags & i'd choose nb/small scg00387 at yahoo dot com

alwaysjoart said... [Reply to comment]

i love everything. i would choose medium

Olivia L said... [Reply to comment]

I really like their tie dye diapers - love the bright colours! If I were lucky enough to win, I'd pick a size medium. Thanks!

Julie G. said... [Reply to comment]

I would choose the NB size and I like their tie dye diapers... how cute!

Lindsay said... [Reply to comment]

I like their LIO's (All-in-Ones)and I would pick a large

Raquel said... [Reply to comment]

I like the hand dyed Autumn Color diapers! Such great colors! And I would pick a large.

Catie said... [Reply to comment]

I would like size NB/SM. My favorite product is the wool jersey covers!

Katie said... [Reply to comment]

Large Blue/Green Sunburst Tie Dye Diaper

Betty said... [Reply to comment]

Tye die is awesome! I would need a medium if I won

graceInk said... [Reply to comment]

I like the tie dye diapers and I would need a size Large diaper

Carolyn H
graceink at yahoo dot com

Lauriai said... [Reply to comment]

Medium Aquamarine Wool Jersey LIO

Angela said... [Reply to comment]

I like the organic wool covers best and would love to win a medium fitted.

lellis said... [Reply to comment]

Large please, love that color!

anamc said... [Reply to comment]

My favorite is the tie dye diapers they are so cute! Not many places offer tiedye prints.
I would love to have an XL diaper because I have a 20 lb 5 month old boy and I'm afraid that he won't fit his one size diapers.

Just Jill said... [Reply to comment]

I'd love to try a wool wrap; I've yet to get into the wool situation! I'd take a large size diaper.

Alex said... [Reply to comment]

Wool wraps!

Dana Woolson said... [Reply to comment]

Medium for my little one. Wool wpuld be great to add to our stash!

Shannon Stubbs said... [Reply to comment]

I like the Sherpa and Lio's. I would choose baby has never been in a large yet!

Samantha Jenkins said... [Reply to comment]

LOVELOVELOVE the heart tie-dye diapers. I'd ask for a Large.

Rachel & Jamon Clark said... [Reply to comment]

I hae not tried any of their products as I am new to CD'ing, but I wold love to try a large diaper.

Thank you so much!

Rachel CLark

sherah said... [Reply to comment]

i want to try an organic wool wrap cover in NB/SM. i've also wanted to try one of these organic velour fitteds. :) i'd need size NB/SM. thanks for the giveaway! :)

Randa @ The Bewitchin' Kitchen said... [Reply to comment]

Wool wraps seem neat!

Emma said... [Reply to comment]

LOVING the recycled tee diapers!!! Would want the nb/small.

Carrie said... [Reply to comment]

I have not tried any of their products yet, but I would love to try a sherpa. I would want a medium.

jdeemarie said... [Reply to comment]

Ohhh... I think an amethyst organic velour fitted diaper would look great with the Daisies embroidery!!! We would want a medium sized diaper.

Jodi J

Jessica K said... [Reply to comment]

I would love to try a wool wrap from them. I would want a nb/small size

Laura said... [Reply to comment]

I like that the snap in insert stays put through the wash!

Amy M said... [Reply to comment]

I would love one of their organic wool wraps!

I would pick size large for the fitted.

Breanne said... [Reply to comment]

I like the Quick Dry Organic Cotton Diaper

I'd choose a size Small

bmweida at yahoo dot com

Rachel said... [Reply to comment]

I like the Loveybums-In-One.

Aubree said... [Reply to comment]

I like the Loveybums-In-One and would love a large

boyzrule said... [Reply to comment]

I love the tie dye diapers. I would need a size large

debnmike moretti
dmoretti1967 at yahoo dot com

Janet Benthin said... [Reply to comment]

Loveybums-In-One, size large

Becky said... [Reply to comment]

Just found out about these cloth diapers and really liking them, especially the wool covers

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