Best 7 Adult Cloth Diapers Reviewed

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This article will discuss the best adult cloth diapers – the top seven reusables based on research on the topic, website reviews, and our own personal interviews with customers. We always try to be as neutral as possible. We’ve broken each product down into eight sections:

  • What you should know (general information)
  • Absorption
  • Fit: This talks about how well the product conforms to a person's body.
  • Available Sizes
  • Materials (What product is made of and closures used)
  • Odor Reduction
  • Additional Products or Alternatives (what other products can or should go with this)
  • Additional Information (what else we found in the interviews)

We have started with the best products and proceed down the list. They are all great products. They will vary in absorption from light to heavy. Most are designed for urinary incontinence. Some will help with bowel incontinence. To learn more about bowel incontinence, try this site.

Some general terms and information you should know:

  • A pullup is a product that pulls on and off like regular underwear.
  • A brief is a brief with tabs on the side like large baby disposable diapers.
  • A booster pad is an added pad put in an adult cloth diaper or incontinence product that adds to the absorbency.
  • The average adult bladder contains sixteen fluid ounces when full.
  • Most leakage happens with reusable adult diapers at the leg openings if it happens.
  • It is recommend that you measure your waist at the belly button. Then check the sizing chart for the product you are interested in to see what size to wear.

Click here to see a full feature overview table of all products.

Here we go with the top seven products:

ribbon image that says number 1Ultra-Fits adult cloth diaper imageThe Ultra Fit

What you should know - The Ultra Fit is a machine washable and dryer friendly product for moderate to heavy incontinence. This product is designed to be worn discretely under your normal clothing for complete protection. There is elastic at the waist and both leg openings, which are fully encased so no elastic touches the skin. It has a soft terry-cloth lining with a super soaker where needed.

Absorption - This product is rated for heavy capacity. If you need more capacity, you can add either reusable or disposable booster pads.

Fit - The Ultra Fit will give you a soft, comfortable fit. The elastic as the waist and leg openings is fully encased. This means no elastic will touch your skin. There are snaps at the waist and leg openings for adjustments to obtain a snug fit for leakage control.

Available Sizes - It is available in four sizes, from a 24 to a 54 inch waist.

Materials - The Ultra Fit has a soft cotton polyester terry knit lining with 100% vinyl waterproof outer layer. Metal snaps are fixed at the leg openings and waist for fit adjustment.

Odor Reduction - There is no built in odor eliminator as this is a washable product. However, there is antibacterial protection that resists bacteria and odors.

Additional Products or Alternatives - If you need more capacity, you can add booster pads to this product. They can be either the reusable type or disposable type. The choice is yours to make. Many add a reusable cover-up for added extra protection from leakage. Equivalent disposable products would be the Tranquility Slimline or the Tena Ultra Stretch Brief.

Additional Information - This is a very comfortable, quiet product. There are no rustling sounds when you move. It is white in color versus the color-coded systems used by some manufacturers. It will stand up to 200-300 washings. It is best to have a few on hand to change into. The reusable will save you money in the long term.

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Ribbon that says 2Ibex Ultra Fitted Briefs product imageIbex Ultra Fitted Briefs

What you should know - The Ibex Ultra Fitted Briefs are machine washable and dryer friendly. They are rated for overnight use. The interior is a soft quilted facing with a super soaker where needed. The leg gathers are rolled for a more comfortable fit. This product is color coded for sizing. Please note the color if you are going to buy these. Because they are rated for overnight use, this product is a little bulkier than the daytime style. This is a earth-friendly product. It is machine washable 200-300 times. Once washed, simply reuse.

Absorption - The Ibex is rated for overnight use, which means it will hold a large amount of fluid. There is a super core soaker in the center that will absorb the fluid away from the skin.

Fit -You need a snug fit to prevent any leakage. This product has adjustable snap openings at both sides of the waist and leg openings. You can adjust them to fit your body form.

Available Sizes - The Ibex is available in 6 different sizes, from a 20 to a 68 inch waist. These are color coded for the size. Note the color. Check you waist size at the bellybutton for proper fit.

Materials – The Ibex features a cotton/polyester quilted face with a two-ply poly/rayon soaker. The outer covering is a knitted vinyl with full barrier. Metal snaps are at the leg and waist openings.

Odor Reduction - The super soaker core helps reduce odor by absorbing the fluid quickly away from the skin area.

Additional Products or Alternatives - You can add booster pads to this product if needed. You can choose from either a reusable or disposable booster pad. Some people also add a cover-up for added extra protection and peace of mind. A disposable equivalent might be Tena Classic Plus Brief.

Additional Information - This is a great product for overnight needs. It is a little bulkier than a daytime diaper but it is designed to hold a larger capacity. No elastic will touch your skin as it is all completely encased.

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Ribbon that says 3Velcro all in one imageVelcro All In One

What you should know - The Velcro All In One features a 4 ply sewn in soaker pad. Easy to use Velcro closures at the leg and waist opening. Full barrier exterior for leakage control.

Absorption - This product is rated for moderate to heavy use. The super soaker core keeps you feeling dry while pulling the fluid away from your skin for healthier skin.

Fit - The Velcro closure allows for a snug fit, especially around the legs, to prevent leakage. It fastens back on itself for safe washing. Measure your waist at the bellybutton to insure a proper fit.

Available Sizes - The Velcro All In One is available in 4 different sizes, from a 19 to a 56 inches waist.

Materials – The All In One outer shell is waterproof and 100% polyester. The inner cover over the liner is a suede cloth fiber to maximize dryness against the skin. The insert has 4 layers for absorption. The closure is a wide Velcro strip that runs from the waist to the leg openings.

Odor Reduction - The super soaker core helps prevent any lingering odors by quickly absorbing the fluids.

Additional Products or Alternatives - You can add to the capacity of the Velcro All In One by adding a booster pad to them. The booster pad can be either a reusable product or a disposable product. Many add a reusable cover-up for added extra protection against leakage. A disposable equivalent might be the McKesson Hook and Loop Brief.

Additional Information - If you try these, order a single item to try for size and capacity. This product is very similar to the Velcro with Pocket product.

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Ribbon that says 4Velcro with Pouch product imageVelcro With Pouch

What you should know - The Velcro with Pouch features a 4 ply soaker pad that fits into a pouch. This prevents movement of the pad and is easy to change only the pad if needed. Easy to use Velcro closures at the leg and waist opening. Full barrier exterior for leakage control.

Absorption - This product is rated for moderate to heavy use. The super soaker core keeps you feeling dry while pulling the fluid away from your skin for healthier skin. You can change the pad as needed and still use the same outer covering.

Fit - The Velcro closure allows for a snug fit, especially around the legs, to prevent leakage. It fastens back on itself for safe washing. Measure your waist at the belly button to insure a proper fit.

Available Sizes - The Velcro With Pouch is available in 4 different sizes, from a 19 to a 56 inches waist.

Materials – The outer shell is waterproof and 100% polyester. The inner cover over the liner is a suede cloth fiber to maximize dryness against the skin. The insert has 4 layers for absorption. The closure is a wide Velcro strip that runs from the waist to the leg openings.

Odor Reduction - he super soaker core helps prevent any lingering odors by quickly absorbing the fluids.

Additional Products or Alternatives -You can add to the capacity of the Velcro With Pouch by adding a booster pad to them. The booster pad can be either a reusable product or a disposable product. Many add a reusable cover-up for added extra protection against leakage. There are additional pads specifically for this product available. A disposable equivalent might be the McKesson Hook and Loop Brief.

Additional Information - If you try these, try a single cloth diaper for size and capacity. This is very similar to the Velcro All In One.

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Ribbon that says 5MIP Chamonix imageMIP Chamonix

What you should know - The MIP Chamonix Brief was developed for those with skin rashes and irritations. The interior is a soft velour type material with a super soaker centered where needed. This material is soft and gentle on the skin. The outer portion is made with a stay-dry surface. This impermeable barrier protects your clothing, bedding and furniture from any leakage occurring.

Absorption - The Chamonix is rated for moderate to heavy usage. It is also for both urinary and bowel incontinence.

Fit - There are snaps on both sides of the waist and leg openings to allow you to adjust the fit where needed. You need a snug fit to prevent leakage. With the multiple snap closures you can adjust the brief to fit your body whether it is a smaller waist, larger thighs, etc.

Available Sizes - It is available in five sizes, from a 24 to a 62 inch waist.

Materials – The outer covering is a stay-dry surface to protect clothing, bedding and furniture. The inner is a soft velour type material with the soaker pad centered. There are metal snaps at both the leg and waist openings for adjustment.

Odor Reduction - The super soaker core wicks any fluid away from the body and contains it. This will help with odor reduction.

Additional Products or Alternatives - There are extensions available for this product. It can add an additional 4-8 inches onto the waist and hip area if needed. These also have the velour type interior for skin protection. A disposable equivalent might be the Wings Quilted Brief.

Additional Information - The Chamonix is machine washable and dryer friendly. Measure your waist at the bellybutton for a proper fit. Start with a single as always with adult cloth diapers.

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Ribbon that says 6MIP Ultra Fit imageMIP Ultra Fit

What you should know - The MIP Ultra Fit Brief was developed for those with moderate to heavy needs. The interior is a soft quilted material with a super soaker centered where needed. This material is soft and gentle on the skin. The outer portion is made with a stay-dry surface. This impermeable barrier protects your clothing, bedding and furniture from any leakage occurring.

Absorption - The MIP Ultra Fit is rated for moderate to heavy usage. It is also for both urinary and fecal incontinence.

Fit -There are snaps on both sides of the waist and leg openings to allow you to adjust the fit where needed. You need a snug fit to prevent leakage. With the multiple snap closures you can adjust the brief to fit your body whether it is a smaller waist, larger thighs, etc.

Available Sizes - It is available in six sizes, from an 18 to a 62 inch waist.

Materials – The outer covering is a stay-dry surface to protect clothing, bedding and furniture. The inner is a soft quilted material with the soaker pad centered. The soaker pad is 65/35 polyester/rayon blend. There are metal snaps at both the leg and waist openings for adjustment.

Odor Reduction - The super soaker core wicks any fluid away from the body and contains it. This will help with odor reduction.

Additional Products or Alternatives - There are extensions available for this product. It can add an additional 4-8 inches onto the waist and hip area if needed. These also have the quilted type interior for skin protection. A disposable equivalent might be Tena Classic Plus Brief.

Additional Information - The MIP Ultra Fit is machine washable and dryer friendly. Measure your waist at the bellybutton for a proper fit. Always start with a single if you are going to try it.

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Ribbon that says 7Wearever Lace Trim Incontinence Panties image
Wearever Lace Trim Incontinence Panty

What you should know - This is a new addition to our line of products. This Lace Trim Panty is so much like normal underwear, no one will know you have on an incontinence product. The pad is sewn into the garment. It features beautiful lace trim at both the waist and leg openings. It is nylon with a stretchy lace. It is for light to moderate incontinence. They are available in three colors. This panty is washable and dryer friendly.

Absorption - The Wearever lace trim panty is rated for light to moderate incontinence. The sewn in pad traps any urine from leaking out.

Fit -Much like normal panty. The stretchy lace starts at the hips and continues around the front of the product. The lace is also used at the waistband. Be sure to take your waist measurement at the belly button to insure a proper fit.

Available Sizes - This product is available in six sizes, from a 35 to a 51 inch waist. They are available in black, white or ivory.

Material – Stretchy lace with waterproof layer. Nylon lacy trim.

Odor Reduction - The sewn in pad quickly absorbs any fluid to avoid an odor.

Additional Products or Alternatives - The Wearever Cotton Panty has no lace on it, but it is available in sizes up to 8x-large to fit a waist size of 61-63 inches. A disposable alternative might be the Depend Silhouette Underwear.

Additional Information - Measure your waist carefully, the manufacturer does not accept returns.

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Here's a table of features for your convenience:

Product Image Absorption Fit Sizes Odor Cost/diaper - Medium case if possible Bowel
#1 The Ultra Fit Moderate to heavy Soft, comfortable fit. elastic as the waist and leg. Snaps at the waist and leg 24-54" No built in odor control, antibacterial protection $43.73 (Medium Single) No
#2 Ibex Ultra Fitted Briefs ibex icon Overnight (Maximum) Waist and leg snaps 20-68" Super soaker $34.61 (Medium case) No
#3 Velcro All In One Moderate to Heavy Velcro closure 19-56" Super soaker core $34.95 (Medium Single) No
#4 Velcro With Pouch Moderate to Heavy Velcro closure 19-56" Super soaker core $33.97 No
#5 MIP Chamonix Moderate to heavy Snaps on waist and leg 24-62" Super soaker core $39.22 Yes
#6 MIP Ultra Fit Moderate to heavy Soft, quilted interior 18-62" Super soaker core $33.42 No
#10 Wearever Lace Trim Incontinence Panty Light to Moderate Waistband and lace, looks like regular underwear 35-51" Sewn in pad $25.00 No

Note from the table that some adult cloth diapers are much more expensive, but they often have much more absorption or features such as increased comfort and better fit features, and they might be discounted because they come by the case which makes them cheaper. You often get what you pay for in this case. Always start with a single to try.


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