La Petite Ourse All In One Overview
The La Petite Ourse all in one nappy is a simple, economical and budget friendly one size cloth nappy offering superior protection with it's double gusset.
La Petite Ourse (LPO) all in one nappy offers precise adjustment at the waist and the length. It's a generous sized nappy compared to some other brands of reusable nappies and allows it to fit chubbier and taller babies for longer.
The La Petite Ourse is a simpler nappy to use than the LPO pocket nappy as no stuffing is required. However it is much slower drying due to the sewn in absorbency.
The nappy interior is fully lined with a stay dry grey interior liner, which is soft and keeps baby feeling drier. The grey colour nappy interior also helps to minimise stains. The lining fabric is absorbent enough alone for younger babies and light wetters, and the nappy comes with an additional booster to pop in when you need more absorbency.
La Petite Ourse ( aio nappy) has a double gusset which can help improve poo containment and give you superior protection. Some people swear by a double gusset whereas many find it doesn't make any difference to containment and find that poo gets stuck into the gusset making cleaning more awkward. If you'd prefer you can use paper liners inside the nappy to help keep the liner and gusset cleaner, the Bambinex paper liner is the best option.
The reusable nappy comes with a tab inside for you to record their name which is ideal if you use these nappies for childcare.
La Petite Ourse aio is a good quality, great nappy, budget friendly but still a nappy that comes with lots of features.
The La Petite Ourse Nappy fits from 5-16kg (10-35lbs)
The waist fastens with poppers in my favourite vertical popper position. The vertical position holds the tabs firmly in place and minimises wing droop. There is also an additional waist popper on each side to further secure the front panel when the nappy is in the smaller width settings. The tabs also offer a cross over popper option for very narrow babies but this isn't often needed at 10lbs but the option is there.
The nappy length is altered by the four rows x 3 poppers on the front to offer you small, medium and long length and full length allowing, the nappies to grow with your baby.
How do I use it?
At the back of the nappy there is an opening "pocket." Inside this pocket you can see the sewn in absorbency, this sewn in pad holds approx 177ml.
On top of the staydry lining are two poppers where you attach the additional booster for extra absorption, this booster is also covered in the same grey interior stay dry lining. This second booster holds approx 184ml.
For a very young baby you would normally use just the sewn in absorbency.
As baby grows you popper in the additional insert. Many people love this flexibility however while the popper in additional insert is not being used this does leave 2 "female" poppers located on top and uncovered and with an explosive liquid pooey nappy there is the chance that poo will work into these poppers and need thorough cleaning to remove.
Read our article for more information and photos on how to adjust one size nappies.
The outer waterproof shell is made from 100% Polyester.
The sewn in nappy absorption is a combination of 25% bamboo and 75% polyester.
The snap in additional absorbency pad is 45% bamboo and 55% polyester
Drying time for the nappy is slow due to the sewn in booster, the nappy can dry 1-2 days slower than the La Petite Ourse pocket nappy.