Category: Cloth nappy information

Information about cloth nappies in general

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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Top tips for toddler nappies

Tips for toddler nappies

Using cloth nappies for older babies¬†is a little different to using them on a newborn baby, when it comes to toddler nappies, there are a few hints and tricks that you can use to get the most out of them. Having had three babies in cloth myself, I thought I’d share some of the things […]

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The life of a pretty nappy

The great things about cloth nappies, particularly if it is a pretty nappy, is that they can go on many bottoms, be owned by many people and be loved by many different people. If you’ve ever browsed the buy and sell pages on facebook or trademe, then you might have seen lots of one of […]

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old fashioned cloth nappies hanging on the line

Old fashioned cloth nappies

Every time I’ve done a market or baby show, I always get some older women coming up to me to talk about our cloth nappies. Sometimes they just want to see how they’ve changed from the ones that they used to use, sometimes they are surprised that people still use cloth nappies, but nearly every […]

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