Koala Huggerz, Blueberry Basix, Tot Bots AIO Reviews and Giveaway


Today I am reviewing three all in one cloth diapers: Koala Huggerz, Blueberry Basix and Tot Bots Easyfit.  All three differ in many ways.

Actually, the similarities are pretty much limited to the fact that they are an all in one (AIO)!

First up is a Koala Huggerz AIO.  Jen Arevalo is the owner of Koala Huggerz and provided me with a diaper for review.

Koala Huggerz is the largest fitting of these 3 diapers.  With 4 rise settings you get a fit that expands from 17″ to 11″.

The bamboo soaker is hidden or sewn in making this truly a “sposie-like” cloth diaper.

Having a bamboo soaker is a huge plus.  Microfiber is the most common soaker fabric used yet it tends to get the stinkies.  Bamboo is not as absorbent right away but after several washes the absorbency increases.

Koala Huggerz AIOs are available in snap or velcro closure.  I have the velcro version and while I love the ease of velcro it is not as sticky as I prefer.

Made in China and retails for ~$20-$25.

Next, is the Tots Bots Easyfit AIO.

Several months ago I showed you the new Tots Bots prints and colors.  Today I’ll show you the details of the AIO.

(Let me tell you, the prints are some of the cutest I have ever seen.  And they have even newer ones out now!)

Tots Bots Easyfit AIOs are one-sized with 3 snap down rise settings.  The largest rise is 17″ and the smallest is 12″.

The inner and soaker fabric is a super soft minky.  Minky remains soft wash after wash but I find it to be less absorbent than bamboo, microfiber and hemp.  Although, it can hold enough moisture to last a couple of hours between changes.

Minky is not stay-dry so your child will feel the wetness.  However, a fleece liner is included with every diaper for those sensitive to moisture.

The tongue soaker is long enough to tuck in and fold where your baby needs the absorbency.  For Camden I add a fold to the front.

The pocket opening is in the back and there is no unstuffing needed–it will come out in the wash.

Tots Bots Easyfit AIOs (Go, Baby, Go!) are available in snaps (poppers) or hook&loop.

The hook&loop is sturdy and strong.

Retails for ~$23.95.  Prints are limited at retailers (I linked to different retailers throughout this description).  But, the solids function just the same!

Last, is the Blueberry Basix.

Rana Cox is the owner of Dearest Diapers and she sent me a giraffe print Blueberry Basix in size medium to review.

Blueberry Basix is a sized, side-snapping AIO. Side-snapping diapers are awesome. I wish more makers went this route.

Side-snapping cloth diapers give you a trim fit plus in the past I’ve found them to be excellent for babies with chunky thighs.  With Paisley I used Blueberry sized, side-snapping minky pockets that are now discontinued. Cry.

This AIO is similar to the Easyfit in that the soaker is a tongue style.

However, the soaker is microfiber and it comes out the front. It is not long enough to customize the fold but lays evenly from front to back.

The inner is a stay-dry microfleece keeping baby feeling dry.  Another difference with the Basix is a pass-through pocket.  It is easy to add additional soakers to the back and allow them to come out on their own in the wash.

On its own the Basix is an absorbent diaper.  Essentially you have 6 layers of microfiber as the soaker (3 are attached, 3 fold in as the tongue).

EXCITING NEWS: Blueberry/Swaddlebees just released new prints!  But, I’m not sure if those prints will be available in the Basix.  Still lots of cuteness to look at.

Retails at ~$16.95.

Rana had this to say about the Blueberry Basix:

They are super trim- great for under jeans/pants! Daddy friendly because they are an AIO (so no stuffing/assembly required-like my hubby likes to call it ;)
They are side snapping, so if you want to use them as a pull up for PL you could. Love the prints! Super soft/comfy cozy inside lining. AND they are Made in the USA!!!!!

One more comparison photo for you involves the overall size of the diapers. Koala Huggerz are the widest in the crotch are, Blueberry Basix the narrowest.

I imagine that Koala Huggerz would be a great choice for a large toddler. Camden is tall but fairly lean and he has a short rise. I don’t forsee him ever wearing a Koala Huggerz on the largest settings.

Last but not least!!! I have a giveaway for you!!

When Jen sent me a Koala Huggerz to review she included an extra and Rana would love to give a Blueberry Basix away! AND, at the very last minute (seriously) my friend Liz owner of Go Baby Go in San Antonio offered to include a Tots Bots Easyfit AIO!!

One winner will receive a Koala Huggerz AIO and a Blueberry Basix AIO and a Tots Bots Easyfit AIO!

To enter simply fill out the Rafflecopter form below. Thanks, Koala Huggerz, Dearest Diapers, Go Baby Go!!

(please let me know of any Rafflecopter mistakes, I did this really fast!)

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About Autumn Beck

Autumn is a wife, mother, homeschool teacher, friend and most important a follower of Christ. She began cloth diapering in 2005 and has experienced many joys and trials throughout the years. You can read more from Autumn over at https://www.facebook.com/beautifullyblessedlashes.

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298 Responses to “Koala Huggerz, Blueberry Basix, Tot Bots AIO Reviews and Giveaway”

  1. Tina Says:

    I love that with the Tots Bots Diaper, you don’t have to remove the soaker by hand:-)


  2. ashley t Says:

    I lobe that the Tots Bots is one size


  3. vera Says:

    love the side snaps


  4. Jennifer Lyden Says:

    Tongue style soaker! I love not having to touch the insert!


  5. Carly W Says:

    The side snap sounds amazing! Here’s hoping I win a chance to try it! :-)


  6. Gwen Says:

    The bamboo in the Koala Huggerz – I love natural fibers!


  7. Kate cates Says:

    I love the large size. My baby is big and I need long lasting diapers.


  8. Jessica Says:

    I love that the Tot Bot has a minky inner


  9. Carrie Says:

    I like the pass through pockets. I used smartipants that have pass through pockets and it makes washing easier.


  10. Jennifer Says:

    I am expecting our first this dec and am excited about cloth already. Right now I am looking for diapers that are easy to use since we are new to the CD world.


  11. Danyl Says:

    I like side snaps.


  12. Erica Says:

    I love that the Tots Bots in minky are super soft and squishy! ;-)


  13. laura c. Says:

    I really like the that the koala diaper uses bambooinstead of microfiber. My little onedefinitely needs the extra absorbing power of bamboo.


  14. Samantha R. Says:

    I like the tongue soaker I made my first diaper this past weekend and I used a tongue soaker. And I have to say I prefer side snapping diapers because you get more of a print that way. :)


  15. Jennifer S. Says:

    The bamboo in the Koala!


  16. Amy Says:

    I’m a flats kind of girl and would love to try an AIO!


  17. Katie Says:

    I love the tongue-style insert – quick to dry but don’t have to hunt around in the laundry for it!


  18. Jen B Says:

    I really like the side-snapping feature


  19. JessicaJ Says:

    The softness of the Blueberry!


  20. Daisy Says:

    the side snaps! 2 thumbs up. :)


  21. Kaylyn Says:

    I’m new to the whole cloth diaper world so I just like the idea of them in general.


  22. Raquel Beaty Says:

    I love the side-snapping Blueberry!


  23. Rachelle Says:

    I love liners that agitate out in the washer!


  24. Meghan Floirendo Says:

    I like that the blueberry is side snapping!


  25. Stepheni Says:

    The minky softness of the tot bots!


  26. Etznab Says:

    Love the idea of a double opening so the insert can agitate out during a wash.


  27. Becks Says:

    I like the bamboo in the Koala Huggerz.


  28. Nicole m Says:

    My favorite feature would be the bamboo and minky. I have another diaper with minky inside and my daughter does not mind one bit!


  29. Lisa Says:

    The only way my hubby wouldn’t be mad at more diapers would be if I won them. I think I may be addicted.


  30. Christine M Tubbytelly Says:

    I love the fold out flap for easy washing and quick drying.


  31. Diane Says:

    Oh that giraffe print AND the side snaps…LOVE!! :)


  32. courtney adams Says:

    Super trim blueberry basix!


  33. Ivy M. Says:

    I love the different rise settings. More bang for your buck!


  34. Molly Yarber Says:

    I like the inserts that come out in the wash on their own!


  35. Jessica O Says:

    I like the side snaps of the Blueberry diaper! I have never used a diaper with side snaps but it sounds like it would work great with my chunky thighed daughter!


  36. Lyssa Ortega Says:

    I love the Blueberry basix tongue that agitates out in the wash so I don’t have to worry about taking out the “insert” part of the diaper. Plus hubby uses these so it means he’s changing diapers too. :)


  37. Cinella Says:

    I’ve been wanting to try the blueberry!


  38. Lindsay Coffman Says:

    The minky inside of the tots bots


  39. Alexis Schrantz Says:

    I like the tongue style AIO because they dry faster!


  40. Michelle D. Says:

    I’ve always wanted to try a side snap diaper.


  41. Bethany McKinley Says:

    I like the idea of an insert that agitates out in the wash!


  42. Kristen H. W. Says:

    I like that the koala has a bamboo soaker. I prefer natural fibers over the microfiber because I feel like they wash better.


  43. Meg M. Says:

    I love how the TotBots soaker comes out like that. We line dry everything and some AIOs take forever to dry …. it seems like this one would dry nice and fast!


  44. Regan Says:

    I like the side snapping of the Basix


  45. Rebecca Says:

    I love adjustable soakers that can be folded to better cover some areas.


  46. Meg w Says:

    All brands I want to try and have great things about


  47. Shannon Says:

    Love the adjustable high rise


  48. Faith Halverson Says:

    The narrow crotch on the blueberry basix. I have a tall skinny baby and we love the trim diapers!


  49. Rachel B Says:

    Blueberry Basix AIO


  50. domestic diva Says:

    The soft inner minky.


  51. Nicole Says:

    The four rise settings and the large size! My 5 month old is already about to outgrow some of his one size diapers


  52. Melissa Says:

    Pass through pocket on the basix!


  53. EllenB Says:

    The narrow crotchet since I have long skinnier babies!


  54. Alena M Says:

    The tongue style sounds like an interesting addition. Though I’m not 100% sure why, being very new to cloth diapering…


  55. Nica N Says:

    The Minky inner on the tots bots diaper sound so nice for baby’s skin!


  56. Nicole Peerson Says:

    I like the bamboo in the koala huggers!


  57. EllenB Says:

    The trim fit through the crotchet as I tend to have longer skinnier babies!


  58. Liesal Says:

    The bamboo soaker in the Koala.


  59. Sharon Says:

    I love bamboo so was excited that the koala huggers have bamboo.


  60. Tara Says:

    I love that they all have snaps. Velcro gives my chubby baby a rash on his belly.


  61. Andrea K. Says:

    Bamboo in an AIO. so cool


  62. Manda Says:

    I love the giraffe print and narrow crotch on the Blueberry Basix!


  63. Heather Stout-Reilly Says:

    I love the side-snapping, tongue-style of the Blueberry Basix!


  64. Faith Says:

    Oooohhh….sewn in bamboo liner!!!


  65. Rachael Says:

    I like the ones with the tongues that flip in and out best. Seems like those would clean the easiest. But the bamboo soaker is nice.


  66. Leona Says:

    Trim for under jeans/pants.


  67. Kristen Says:

    The soaker that comes out in the wash. The side snapping, too!


  68. Ana Says:

    I’d love to try these out. The prints are super cute!


  69. Amber Says:

    very cute


  70. Krista C. Says:

    I really love the side-snap diapers, though I haven’t tried them yet!


  71. Amanda Alvarado Says:

    I like that the Koala Huggerz AIOs have a bamboo soaker instead of microfiber!


  72. Reade Says:

    I love that the tongue insert comes out in the wash for better washing/drying but stays attached for easier sorting later!


  73. judi Says:

    I’ve only tried one AIO so I’m not a very good judge but it seems like the ones where the insert flips down would wash up better and dry faster.


  74. Claiborne Says:

    I’d love to try the tongue feature for easy drying!


  75. Emily D Says:

    I like the side snaps/ trimness- I have one other side snapping dipe and it’s very trim too


  76. Stephanie Says:

    I like the side snap!


  77. AmandaD Says:

    side snaps


  78. Samantha Cuhel Says:

    I love tongue style aio’s where the insert stays attached but agitates out.


  79. Diane G Says:

    My favorite feature is the bamboo soaker!


  80. Bekah Kuczenski Says:

    I like the side snaps of blueberry basix!


  81. Michelle Says:

    I’d like to try side snaps because my baby has chunky legsp


  82. Amanda Says:

    I love the idea of the side snaps!


  83. Tosia Drew Says:

    We love snap closures around here I’m really interested in the side snaps that looks niffty


  84. April F. Says:

    I love that the Tots Bots hook & loop is sturdy. I’ve been using Bum Genius, and the velcro isn’t holding up. I’d love a hook & loop diaper that can stand up under extended use.


  85. Julie L. Says:

    I like the minky inner concept


  86. Stacy Says:

    Love your reviews! I’m STILL looking for the perfect diaper. I just bought my first well loved Tot Bots last week and its hard to gage how I feel about it. Like you said not super absorbent but a good fit for my long skinny in the middle chubby thighed baby! I am very curious about the others! I kinda want to run out and buy a koala or blue berry. I’m not sure which would work best for us.


  87. Julie Keyworth Says:

    I love how the Koala Huggerz can fit bigger babies, my 9 month old is HUGE and a lot of diapers just don’t fit him properly.


  88. CyndyLR Says:

    Great to see a side by side comparison!


  89. Maddy Says:

    I like the trim fit, aio is my favorites type of cd,


  90. Julie Fox Says:

    Thank you for including the sizes. My favorite feature is the trim fit.


  91. Christina Says:

    I also love the side snapping of the Blueberries


  92. Stephanie Klemm Says:

    I love that the Koala Huggerz unstuffs itself!


  93. Erin H Says:

    I love Tots Bots because of the tongue feature…would love to try the Blueberry for the same reason.


  94. Angela Says:

    I like the idea that the soaker agitates out. This way I know it gets clean!


  95. kate f. Says:

    I love that the Blueberry Basix is a reasonable price and made in the USA!!


  96. Christi Says:

    I LOVE the Tots Bots AIO! It has worked great for my 4.5 month old as a nighttime diaper the past 2.5 months :) it’s easy to wash, dries quickly & is easy to put back together since the tongue is attached!! Wish they weren’t so expensive so we could buy more!


  97. Lisa Says:

    I like that the koala huggers are made out of absorbent bamboo and have microfleece to keep baby dry.


  98. Jill Says:

    soaker that agitates out


  99. MicheleC Says:

    The side snap and AIO (daycare friendly!).



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