I recently received a Rumparooz One Size Pocket Diaper for review from Bear Bums, one of my favourite retailers. Lindsay is such a sweet mama, and the customer service you can expect to receive from her is second to none! Case in point, I discovered a tiny hole in this diaper hidden under the edge of a rise snap. I let Lindsay know, and she arranged with Kanga Care to replace the diaper, including shipping both ways. Easy peasy!
We received this Dexter print – possibly the cutest diaper in my stash right now!
Anatomy of a Rumparooz One Size Pocket Diaper
The Rumparooz is Kanga Care’s one size diaper. The waterproof outside is made from biodegradable and solvent-free TPU, and the inside is lined with super soft and squishy no-pill microchamois. These diapers are available in snaps or aplix and come in 10 prints and 14 colours.
This is a straightforward pocket diaper with the opening in the back and 2 rows of 10 waist snaps to adjust the leg and waist sizing. The Rumparooz does not have crossover snaps or hip snaps, but you can see this diaper has shorter wings than most other diapers, and I never had an issue with wing droop.
Rumparooz diapers feature Kanga Care’s famous patented inner dual gussets to keep the messiest messes inside where they belong. Each diaper comes standard with two 3-layer microfiber inserts: a smaller contoured insert used for newborns or as a booster, and a larger one size insert that can be folded down for smaller babies. This combo allows you to customize absorbency and fit in 6 different ways to suit your baby!
4 rows of 2 snaps allow you to adjust the rise in 4 steps to fit from 6-35+ pounds. Here’s a look at the sizes and how they compare.
Diaper Fit and Performance
The first thing I noticed is that Rumparooz diapers fit smaller than most of the other one size diapers I own. The rise sits lower, and at 32″ tall and 28 pounds, Keira already wears her Rumparooz fully unsnapped, unlike most of our other one size diapers. The thick elastic fits nicely around the waist and legs, but I’m not sure how well the rise will continue to fit if Keira has a growth spurt.
The microchamois lining is so thick and soft and snuggly, I wish all my diapers were made with this same material! The pocket is easy to stuff and has lots of room for extra absorbency. When both inserts (6 layers) were stuffed though, I found it a bit bulky. I ended up using my Rumparooz with just the one large insert, and I found it worked great on its own for 2-3 hours without any leaks. I usually use two inserts, so that’s saying something about this soaker’s absorbency.
I like this diaper for naps. Rumparooz elastics seem to be stretchier than most other diapers, which allows the diaper to stretch more than you’d expect and the leg elastic to fit snugly without red marks. This is one of the best diapers I’ve tried for avoiding wicking around the legs.
At this point, the inner gussets aren’t that big of a deal for me, but if you were using this diaper with an exclusively breastfed baby, I think the gussets would be very, very useful for keeping the runny poop inside. Keira is two years old though, so I can take them or leave them. If you use disposable or reusable liners, note that you’ll likely have to fiddle with them a bit to get them to fit inside the gussets.
Rumparooz look to be one of the very few one size diapers that will actually fit your baby from birth. This would be a good choice to fit your newborn and smaller/shorter babies properly, and I think the gussets would be particularly useful for containing runny breast milk poops. If you have a larger toddler though, this diaper may not fit all the way through to potty training. Like most diapering decisions, it’s a trade off.
Buy Rumparooz starting at $26.95 at Bear Bums. Remember, you always get FREE SHIPPING on all orders over $75! Under $100, get flat rate shipping of $7.99 on Canadian orders and $12.99 on orders to the USA.
Disclosure: I received a sample item for review. All opinions expressed are completely honest and my own, based on my personal experience. Your experience may differ.