Category: Cloth nappy information

Information about cloth nappies in general

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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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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Why are ecobots so cheap?

Why are Ecobots so Cheap?

Why are Ecobots so cheap? Compared to lots of other prefolds on the market, they seem to cost much less. Does that mean that they are not as good quality? Value for money The first time I came across someone asking why our cotton prefolds were so cheap, I was quite surprised. It hadn’t really […]

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sized nappy covers

Sized nappy covers

Sized nappy covers have lots of advantages over the one size fits most covers on the market. While our covers might look simple and basic, they actually have lots of features that make them a great choice. Sized nappy covers v OSFM covers As much as I love our one size fits most covers and […]

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Why do my cloth nappies rustle

Why do my cloth nappies rustle?

Why do my cloth nappies rustle? Usually, cloth nappies shouldn’t make any sounds, but sometimes you might find that some of them begin to make a rustling noise like a plastic carrier bag being scrunched up. But what causes this odd sound? Is it something to worry about? How can you avoid it? Rustling cloth […]

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What are OSFM nappies?

What are OSFM nappies?

What are OSFM nappies? You have probably come across this term when looking into cloth nappies, but what does it actually mean? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this type of nappy? What are OSFM nappies? OSFM stands for one size fits most. This means that these types of cloth nappies will fit most […]

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Cotton or bamboo cloth nappies

Choosing bamboo or cotton for cloth nappies

There are lots of different fabrics available for cloth nappies, which can be a little confusing. Our prefold nappies come in a choice of bamboo or cotton, but which is the better choice. What are the differences between these two fabrics. Which fabric should you buy for your baby? Bamboo nappies Bamboo is an unusual […]

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Do cloth nappies slow down walking?

Do cloth nappies slow down walking?

Cloth nappies can seem to be quite big and bulky compared to disposable nappies. Some parents worry that this may impact on their babies physical development. Do cloth nappies slow down walking? Cloth nappies and movement There is no denying that cloth nappies are generally bigger and bulkier than disposable nappies. They tend to hold […]

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Which cloth nappy is right for your baby?

What is a pocket nappy?

The first time that I ever heard the term pocket nappy, I assumed that it meant a small nappy that you could keep in your pocket. I soon discovered that this wasn’t the case. What is a pocket nappy? Here’s our guide to what makes a cloth nappy a pocket nappy. Cloth nappy types You […]

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Minky or PUL cloth nappies

Choosing Minky or PUL

There are lots of different fabric for cloth nappies, but most tend to have either Minky or PUL as the outer fabric. But which should you choose? Which one will work better for you and your baby? What are the advantages of each fabric? Minky fabric Many cloth nappies, such as our dinky minky pocket […]

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