Simply put: we didn't like the look. On some of our cute patterns, the white strip not only disrupted the design, it also kind of looked like a flaw in the diaper. So, we skipped it. Luckily, if a wetness indicator is something you desire in a diaper, we have plenty of other adorable designs to choose from (and more to come!) Here's what to keep in mind as you peruse our patterns: if it has a white background, it has a wetness indicator.