Prefolds and Flats
A flat diaper is a rectangular-shaped diaper that can be folded. A prefold is a rectangular shaped flat cloth diaper with an absorbent pad already sewn in. Come in a variety of sizes and thicknesses. Need to be folded to fit in a waterproof diaper cover.Pros
- Most inexpensive cloth diapering option
- Fastest drying
- No need for as many different sizes
- Versatile - can be used for other functions such as inserts/doublers, burp clothes, rags, etc.
- Requires a diaper cover or diaper wrap
- Requires some folding (may require some practice)