If you’re using natural fiber diapers or some sort of fitted, you’ll find that they are not the most efficient at wicking away moisture. Microfleece diaper liners wick away the moisture from baby’s bottom. A dry bottom is less likely to be a rashy bottom.
Fact: babies poop in diapers. No matter how beautiful or expensive your cloth diapers are, they are, ultimately, intended to be recepticals for urine and feces. Sometimes that poo falls right off the diaper and life is a breeze. Not all babies have poo that just falls right off, and not all families have a . It’s significantly easier to dunk and swish a microfleece diaper liner than a whole diaper.
By the standards of softshell jackets the VR One is really light - a meagre 367g for my size 14 review sample, on the kitchen scales. It uses the Vapour-rise system, a tried and trusted collaboration between Rab and Pertex that marries a light outer fabric with a micro fleece liner to create something that’s both breathable, high wicking and quick drying while at the same time offering a fair measure of wind resistance. It does well in a light shower too, though of course there are limits here and I’d never be without an additional waterproof shell if the forecast was rainy. For its tiny weight the Vapour-rise One feels relatively warm; this may be partly down to its layered construction.
Paranoid about on your cloth diapers? No problem. Microfleece diaper liners will keep the poo from actually touching the diaper. Your baby has a (thanks to those acidic teething poops) and you’ve got to use some butt paste or something prescription. No problem. Microfleece diaper liners will be a barrier between the diaper and the bum that will keep your diapers safe and keep you from using disposables. And if the liners get too gross for you to cope with, they’re awfully cheap.
Add the Cocoon Microfleece Mummy Liner to increase any mummy bag temperature comfort rating up to 11°F. Makes a great summer-weight sleeping bag. Keeps your sleeping bag clean and extends its life. Microfleece keeps you warm, even under wet conditions.