Pocket Cloth Diaper with Athletic Wicking Jersey (AWJ)


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Are Inserts Included with the Pocket Diaper?

Our pocket cloth diaper outers are sold without inserts. You may add inserts separately by clicking on the Bamboo Insert option above the add to cart button. If you would like to add additional inserts click here.

How Do You Wash Pocket Cloth Diapers?

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60 Day Warranty

All LKC cloth diapers come with a 60 day manufacturer's warranty so you can diaper with confidence. Learn more.

About LKC's

AWJ Pocket Cloth Diaper

Our pocket cloth diapers were the original Athletic Wicking Jersey AWJ diaper in the US! Our best-selling design is what's made our cloth diapers a favorite since 2017!

Pairs Well with

LKC Bamboo Lux Insert

Our Bookfold Bamboo Lux insert is the softest, thirstiest insert you'll ever use! Made out of 4 layers of absorbency on each side, this insert has a total of 8 absorbent OEKO-Tex certified bamboo layers.

Use our amazing inserts to keep baby dry for nights or naps, or to help your big baby potty train.

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Pocket Cloth Diapers with AWJ

Pocket Cloth Diapers: The Ultimate Guide to Diapering

Pocket cloth diapers have stretchy openings at the waist and legs.

These openings make it easier to manage messes. The diapers also have convenient snaps. These snaps allow for adjusting the waist and rise. This makes pocket diapers one-size-fits-all.

Pocket cloth diapers with AWJ feature an opening in the pocket inside that needs to be stuffed with absorbent inserts. You can choose from inserts made of microfiber, cotton, bamboo, or hemp. Pocket diapers have a special lining that keeps the baby feeling dry, even when they are wet.

Athletic Wicking Jersey (AWJ) in pocket diapers prevents rashes, especially for those sensitive to dampness on their skin. Lighthouse Kids Company Pocket Cloth Diapers feature a super thirsty natural fiber, super absorbent bamboo insert.

When you change your baby's diaper, make sure to remove the inserts. Clean off any poop from the diaper, then put both the insert and diaper shell in a wet bag. Keep them in the wet bag until you do laundry.

Pros of pocket cloth diapers: 

- Easy to put on the baby.

- Easy to increase absorbency by adding extra inserts if you have a heavy-wetting baby.

- Since the outer shell and insert are detachable, pocket diapers dry quickly.

If your inserts are made of bamboo like Lighthouse Kids Company, the inserts can also go on top of the Athletic Wicking Jersey (AWJ) lining, for faster absorbency for heavy wetters.

Cons of pocket cloth diapers with AWJ:

- More expensive than other types of cloth diapers, like prefolds, or covers.

- Stuffing inserts after washing can take considerable time if you have a larger cloth diaper stash.

When should you choose pocket cloth diapers?

If you're a first-time cloth diapering parent, pocket cloth diapers might be a great option. They're user-friendly and are as easy to use as a disposable diaper.

Pocket diapers with AWJ are also simple to clean and maintain, and they are easy to customize. If you need to add to the absorbency, you can add additional inserts.

Advantages of Pocket Diapers

Environmental Impact

Pocket diapers offer significant benefits, including their eco-friendliness and user-friendliness. Disposable diapers generate enormous waste, requiring centuries to break down in dumps. Pocket diapers, on the other hand, are reusable and great for the environment.

Cost-Effectiveness of Pocket Cloth Diapers with Athletic Wicking Jersey (AWJ)

While the upfront cost of pocket cloth diapers is higher, they prove to be more economical in the long run. The savings multiply when used for several children. With appropriate maintenance, pocket cloth diapers can endure for years, eliminating the need for regular diaper buying.

Health Benefits of Pocket Diapers with AWJ

Pocket cloth diapers don't have any chemicals commonly present in disposable diapers, like chlorine, scents, and colorants. This helps keep the baby irritation free.

Easy to Use

Pocket cloth diapers with Athletic Wicking Jersey (AWJ) are convenient to use and don't have adjustable snaps, making them as practical as disposable diapers during diaper changes.

Caring for Pocket Cloth Diapers with Athletic Wicking Jersey

Proper Washing Routine

Pocket diapers need to be washed with a detergent that's safe for cloth diapers. Don't use fabric softeners, bleach, or other additives, as they can harm the diapers and lessen their ability to absorb.


Pocket diapers can be dried in the air or a machine on low heat. Using high heat can damage the waterproof layer and elasticity.

Stain Removal

If your Pocket diapers with AWJ usually don't stain. However, if they do, you can place them outside in the sun can naturally bleach out stains.

How To Wash Pocket Diapers with Athletic Wicking Jersey (AWJ)

Cleaning pocket cloth diapers is important for keeping them absorbent, clean, and long-lasting. Follow these steps to make sure your pocket diapers stay fresh and ready to use again.

Prep Soiled Diapers

Before washing, make sure to clean any solid waste from the diaper. If your baby is solely breastfed, rinsing the diapers isn't necessary as breast milk poop dissolves in water. For babies on formula or solid food, you can use a diaper sprayer, reusable liner or use a disposable liner.

Wet Bag

Store the soiled pocket diapers in a wet bag. Don't soak the diapers, this can break down the diaper fabric and elastics.

Pre-Wash Pocket Diapers or Rinse

If your washing machine has a pre-wash cycle, make sure to use it to remove any leftover messes.

Load Size: Don't overload your washing machine. Too many diapers can overwhelm the washing machine and not properly clean. Aim to fill the machine to around 18 cloth diapers (for a regular-size drum).

Wash Cycle: To clean diapers well, use a heavy-duty or regular wash cycle with warm water, not hot. Hot water can harm the waterproof layer and elasticity over time.

Extra Rinse: Make sure to add an additional rinse to eliminate any remaining detergent from the diapers. This can keep your diapers absorbency.

Drying: After washing, use a low heat setting, avoiding high heat. This can damage the waterproof diaper layers.

Avoid Fabric Softeners: Don't use fabric softeners or dryer sheets with cloth diapers. This can cause repelling.

Pocket diapers are an excellent cozy choice for your little one. They are free from chemicals and are environmentally friendly. Switching to pocket cloth diapers now and start your journey towards green parenting.

Pocket Diapers with AWJ Final Tips

1. Don’t buy newborn-size pocket diapers if you can avoid it! Our Size 1 Pockets go from 6-32lbs which means it fits much longer! Some babies don't even need to size up, they can use Size 1 diapers until they potty train.