View Poll Results: Do you prefer OS or sized diapering systems?
I prefer OS 42 51.22%
I prefer a 2 or 3 size system 40 48.78%
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:46 AM   #11
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I prefer OS. I have a 2 year old and a 4 month old. They each have their own stash, but it's nice not to pack them each a just in case diaper for the car, diaper bag etc. Also like being able to just size up and add a doubler for nighttime instead of having a completely different nighttime stash. And it's cheaper and more convenient than buying several sizes.

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Old 12-12-2012, 11:02 AM   #12
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I actually prefer sized diapers. I just buy OS because the ease of not having to sell one size to fund the next is worth it.

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Old 12-12-2012, 11:10 AM   #13
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Re: How many people actually prefer OS?

I prefer sized, and because each size gets used less than OS would they end up lasting longer. I don't think OS would have saved us much (or any) money in the long run.
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Old 12-12-2012, 11:12 AM   #14
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I liked OS when I was first starting out but once I tried sized I don't think I'll ever go back. Now the only thing that's OS in my stash are flats and even those come in small and large!
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Old 12-12-2012, 11:48 AM   #15
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I prefer OS for the cost factor, but hate the look of rise snaps, that's why we use FB and charlie banana. But with the size of my DD if we did sized I would only have needed NB, small, and medium, so really only 1 more set of diapers, not too bad. So really I don't think it made too big if a difference cost wise.

One of the things I really like about the OS is that I will be able to use the same diapers on my toddler and the new baby (when they grow out of NB dipes) ill just need to resize them. It will save me tons of time with shopping and shipping. If course some people already have all of their sized stash fron previous children and are in that same boat.

I've gone back and forth on this, maybe the only reason I like OS diapers is because I started with OS diapers.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:04 PM   #16
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Re: How many people actually prefer OS?

I prefer OS. I have big babies so I don't find them to be bulky and I hate selling and buying larger sizes.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:11 PM   #17
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Re: How many people actually prefer OS?

I like sized for the first month or two and then we love the OS because we have two in cloth.
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Re: How many people actually prefer OS?

I really wanted to like OS for economic reasons, but ended up not liking them because many OS only fit my super chunk for 9 months. If the next baby seems to be anywhere near DD size-wise, we'll stick with sized.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:42 PM   #19
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Re: How many people actually prefer OS?

I voted for sized, but TBH, the OS are more like medium-sized diapers for my large and chunky kids. Since my kids are on the larger size, sized diapers definitely make more sense for us. But since it's hard to find sized diapers with the qualities I want, most of my stash is OS.
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Re: How many people actually prefer OS?

Like others have said, I really wanted to like OS better for money reasons but sized just fit better. OS was okay for the middle of infancy but my kids are so tall that they grew out of all OS diapers before potty training. I eventually have to go to the Large or XL sizes anyway when they are toddlers. And I find that sized usually work better for kids with long rises, which my kids all have.
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