Category: All about cloth nappies

cloth nappy adviser Jessica Hawke and her baby son

Local cloth nappy adviser

A cloth nappy adviser could just be what you’re looking for. If you want to see the range of cloth nappies we stock. It’s also a great way to hear from a parent who has experience of using reusables on their baby. North Canterbury and Christchurch Our latest cloth nappy adviser is Jessica Hawke. She […]

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Cloth nappies for bigger children

Cloth nappies for bigger children

Cloth nappies for bigger children can be difficult to find. Once your little one has outgrown the basic OSFM nappies, what should you do? Many children can be wet, particularly at night, until they are well past this size. At Nappyneedz we have a couple of options you may like to consider. Finding a larger […]

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All about ecobots nappies

Ecobots the movie

All about Ecobots nappies is a small film that was made back in 2008. I’ve had it sitting around on DVD’s for years now, since I purchased the business in 2013. Although the video is quite old now, there’s still lots of great information that anyone thinking about using cloth nappies might find interesting. I […]

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What’s the best time to start cloth nappies.

What’s the best time to start cloth nappies? Following on from our previous posts, here’s the final post with our customers’ thoughts on what’s the best time to start cloth nappies. So what’s the best time to start cloth nappies? Newborn in August 1988, I’m not sure we had other types back then. Used them […]

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when should I start using cloth nappies?

When should I start using cloth nappies?

When should I start using cloth nappies? Parents often want to know when is best. There is no right or wrong answer to this one, it really depends upon your situation and what you feel comfortable with. I recently asked some parents on our Facebook page for their experiences. This is the second post in […]

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What age to start cloth nappies? Nursery scene with white cot and rocking chair

What age to start cloth nappies

Deciding what age to start cloth nappies can be difficult, what works for one family, might not be the best choice for another. I recently asked parents on our facebook page when they started using cloth nappies and why. We had so many responses that I’m going to split them over a number of posts. […]

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Hemp Bamboo or cotton?

Is hemp, bamboo or cotton the best choice when it comes to cloth nappy inserts? Here’s a look at the advantages of each one to help you make your decision. Hemp Hemp has long been one of my favourite fabrics for cloth nappy inserts. It’s super absorbent and can handle a huge amount of liquid. […]

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holidaying with cloth nappies

Holidaying with cloth nappies

Holidaying with cloth nappies might seem like a crazy idea. Surely if you’re out and about, it would be easier and better to switch to disposables? There are some ways that you can keep using cloth while on your travels. here’s our guide. Tips for holidaying with cloth nappies Choose one type of nappy and […]

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Do cloth nappies leak? Young boy playing with blue pot and water dripping out of it

Do cloth nappies leak?

Cloth nappies leak! I’ve heard people say that so many times that I’ve lost count, but in all honesty, it simply isn’t true. There are lots of reasons that cloth is more reliable than disposable nappies. There are also things that you can do if you do get leaks in your reusable nappies. Read on […]

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Best thing about cloth nappies. Orange one size fits most pocket nappy with hemp booster

What’s the best thing about Cloth Nappies?

Best thing about cloth nappies? That depends on who you ask. There are lots of great reasons to love cloth. I asked some of our Facebook followers what their favourite things about cloth nappies were and here are their answers. Best thing about cloth nappies They look and feel so much nicer!! Less environmental impact. […]

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