How to choose (the patterns) reusable cloth diapers

Now and then you get me in trouble. Yes you! Don't look away, I'm really talking to you ūüėĬ†

A while ago, I asked an innocent question: What's harder? Choose the diaper or the pattern?
It turns out that they got together to say that it was the standard! Seriously?!?!
We're here to simplify diapers and¬†after all, the difficulty is in the color or the print ūüė≤

AND when they challenge me I'm here to deliver. This time it's a guide on how to choose reusable diapers taking into account colors and patterns.
But you have to help me ok? Think like someone - whoop whoop like me - who loves reusable diapers. You have to read the text with emotion and suffering.
Come on, as if you were declaiming Romeo and Juliet, the moment Romeo wakes up and thinks that Juliet is dead.

Here we go ‚Üí

Choosing the type or model of diaper is a difficult part of reusable diapers?!?! They can only be kidding!

Whoever said it never spent 2 hours counting the petals of a print with flowers!
Whoever said it doesn't know what it's like to make tables with pros and cons to choose the perfect pattern with kittens!
Who says it's easy to choose the color of the diaper, doesn't feel the ultimate passion for reusable cloth diapers!

I understand your pain! I know how you feel when you decide to buy a Snap in One diaper, open the link for it and see 8 prints! Yes, that's 8 prints! One has tigers with stripes! And what about the monkey? oh! Have you seen the one with the leopard? OMG and the flamingos!

But I only want one! Only one!

It is at this moment that please help: Baby, which pattern do you like best?
And the love of your life replies: I don't know! They are diapers and they are all the same! Choose one that doesn't matter, it's just for pee and poop.

What?!?!?! 
How is it possible for the love of your life to respond with such contempt! How can you be so insensitive!

‚Üź Come on, enough suffering. Also because I ran out of ideas to continue with the film and it still ends up in divorce because of the choice of a pattern.¬†

But look, just between us, talking softly without anyone hearing us.

The biggest downside to reusable diapers is patterns. It's just that if you're not careful you lose them and end up collecting.

this guide is a compilation of the ideas of 43 moms who had fun and responded by email when I asked them for suggestions.

GUIDE FOR CHOOSING REUSABLE DIAPER PATTERNS

‚ôÄÔłŹ When you don't know the sex of the baby, you choose unisex patterns. Pink flowers on white background and blue tshirt is unisex, right?

Sharing by Ana Nascimento, Catarina Ferr√£o, Luisa Sousa and more.. This one is actually very common. Some because they like it and others because they don't know the sex of the baby yet, let them just find out and see if they don't change their minds.

ūüźĄ When animals live at home, opt for patterns with animals. And stop thinking! Your children and partner do not count as animals.¬†

This tip was given by Catia Verissimo who lives on a farm.

‚ôď And choose the pattern taking into account your zodiac sign. Pisces, Cancer... And if it's the Chinese sign? The pig, the monkey‚Ķ Well, this tip can even complicate the choice.

This tip was also from C√°tia. I loved this one because I had never heard it before.

‚ôĽÔłŹ Choose for what's on! Buying 2nd hand diapers is great for reusing resources and in fact you can't choose the patterns.¬†

Shared by Luisa Monteiro. Most of the time you have seconds to say: I want!

ūüĎú Diapers must match clothes. Imagine a pink dress with a diaper with pink flowers. It's a boy? There are also ideas here: a tshirt with a dolphin and a diaper with whales, narwhals or even dolphins.

Tip from Mafalda Santos, Linda Santos, and I think I'm missing someone, this one is also common.

ūüĎć Choosing diapers is easy. Either you like it or you don't. Rita likes solid colors that fill the eye like Grovia Yarrow. And the blue ones from Blueberry or the green ones from Baba and Boo (I'm digressing now).

Shared by Rita Brites, 

‚ôÄÔłŹ The colors belong to everyone! Pink and blue? Boys can wear pink and girls blue.

One more share from Rita because I relate 200%

ūüíē When I like a pattern it's love at first sight.

Shared by Luísa Sousa. She could have it along with Rita's above, but her heart kept turning.

‚ö° Being against! If you have a lot of diapers in one color, avoid it.

Tip from Ana Ferreira that blue diapers now have too many blue ones.

ūüĎĹ Pamper the geek in the house with mathematical patterns, vikings, lord of the rings, harry potter.

This was also Ana's idea. Ps: So you can buy and they won't complain to you. ūüėČ

ūü§ó Choose the colors that make you feel happy the day I buy the diaper.

Tip from Mafalda Lima

ūüźĚ Choosing diapers by family nickname.¬†

Tip from Catarina Ferr√£o. We had already talked about the Pato family, right?

ūüĎ∂Pinks for girls and blues for boys without being politically correct about it. Charlene first had a daughter and she chose all the girliest prints then, she had a boy and now is all boyish prints.

Tip from Charlene (Did you imagine this? A subscriber abroad!) I thought it was important to include her feedback too and in English so you don't have to translate it. Charlene likes patterns from girls to girls and boys to boys. She first had a girl and then a boy and loves to see them in this kind of color.

ūüďŹ Choose only patterns with scratches or geometric patterns.

Maria Salgado loves this type of pattern. Who doesn't like black stripes on a white background? Grovia had them beautiful, and Baba and Boo the Mountains!

ūüź¶ If the diaper is TCHANAN, it's a choice! What's the question?

Tip from Rafaela Nobre and a little from Ana Neves who likes tropical patterns. How to set a TCHANAN pattern? Yes, the one that just crossed my mind is TCHANAN! 

‚ĚĄ Choose white and cream diapers so you don't see yourself underneath your clothes.

Tip from In√™s Ferr√£o. Leave In√™s alone, this will pass later, don't worry. Peep bee diapers meanwhile ūüėČ

‚öĹ Choose standards by the country's professions.¬†

Shared by Ana Viegas who is a writer and fellow football coach. Have you seen Bookworm by Baba and boo and Futebol by Ecopipo? ūüėČ Can we add grandparents? Here we have a pastry chef, Eng. Electronic,.. It's better to leave it at that, I have too many patterns in my head right now.

Tiebreaker criteria in case of indecision

ūü϶ Use whatever tools you have at hand, even if it's your eldest child.

Tip from Raquel Esteves.

If not, you can always call a friend (but tell them what standard you want to support you first!)

When do you know you need medical help?

When you choose nappies that you know are bad but have a pattern that you just love. Yes I know, it happens.

And there is still an even more serious case. Those people who say they don't care about the pattern. Are they sure they want to use cloth diapers? Not binding to standards? Where have you seen it?

And those who opt for all white and cream diapers? They could add a little color to your life, don't you think?

How was this guide? Hope it was fun for you. I spent hours laughing and reading emails to compile all the shares.

It's this sense of community that I love about our newsletter. Below you have the form to subscribe if you haven't already done so. You know I'm here and we create these moments, sometimes for serious and accurate information, others like this one for fun and sharing.

This reminds me that I have to add the Alibi option (Congratulations, you've won a prize!) on the website so that anyone who buys too many diapers doesn't get it on their head when they get home.

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