Category: Cloth nappy information

Information about cloth nappies in general

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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Great value cloth nappies

Nobody wants to spend a small fortune on cloth nappies, but neither do you want to buy something cheap that just doesn’t work. What you really need is great value cloth nappies, ones that are a great price, but also still work really well. But what should you be looking for to fit both of […]

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What’s the point of pre-folds?

There are so many different types and brands of cloth nappies on the market, that you might be forgiven for not considering humble pre-folds. These rectangular cotton (although you can also get bamboo) nappies are one of the simplest and easy to use nappy styles that are available and you might find that they’re just […]

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