Category: Cloth nappy terms

There are lots of terms and words using in the world of cloth nappies, which can get a bit confusing. Here’s our guide to some of the cloth nappy terms that you might come across.

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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Cloth nappy liners

Liners for cloth nappies

What are liners for? Liners for cloth nappies are not an essential part of using cloth nappies, but they do have advantages. Here is a look at the different options available to help you choose the right ones for your baby. Some times people seem to get a little confused between a cloth nappy liner […]

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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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Double gussets are really important

Do your nappies have double gussets?

Double gussets is something that you might come across when looking into cloth nappies, but what exactly are they and why should you want them? What are double gussets? A double gusset on a cloth nappy is basically two elasticated areas on each leg in the crotch area. In some nappies, this is built into […]

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confused about cloth nappy terms

Confused about cloth nappy terms?

There are lots of terms and expressions that are used when taking about cloth nappies. You might find that you are confused about some of the cloth nappy terms that you come across. Here’s our simple guide to help you get your head around them all. Cloth nappy terms AIO; All in one, this is […]

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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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Which cloth nappy?

Deciding which cloth nappy is the right cloth nappy for you, can be a bit of tricky business. When I first started using cloth on my oldest baby, I honestly (and lets face it, pretty naively) thought that I’d just go to a shop or online store and buy some “cloth nappies” and that would […]

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One size nappies

Continuing with our look at cloth nappy terms, today I’m going to talk about one size nappies. There are actually lots of different things that these cloth nappies are called. We’ll take a look at some of the different names for them and see if those different names actually mean that the nappy is different […]

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Workhorse cloth nappies

There are lots of terms that you might come across when looking at cloth nappies that you might find confusing. I’m going to be looking at some of these terms in a series of blogs, starting this week with workhorse cloth nappies. What are workhorse cloth nappies? Workhorse cloth nappies are simply your day to […]

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