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Information about the products that we stock here at Nappyneedz

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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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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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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Switch to reusable menstrual products

Making the switch to reusable menstrual products

Switch to reusable menstrual products saving money and helping the environment. Here are our top tips for making the change. Tips to get you started Don’t worry about having a full collection of pads, to begin with, buy one or two to find out which you like. Not sure if a menstrual cup is for […]

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New Zealand designed cloth nappies

New Zealand designed cloth nappies

New Zealand designed cloth nappies is a phrase that seems to pop up all of the time, but what does it actually mean? Are all nappies that claim this the same? What is it about our nappies that make them different to other brands on the market? Want to learn more? Then read on. Designing […]

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Reusable menstrual pad sizes

Reusable menstrual pad sizes

Reusable menstrual pad sizes can be confusing. How do you know which one will work best for you? Here is our guide to the different sizes that our washable pads come in. Washable liners Liners are great for everyday freshness. They do not need to be very absorbent as they are not designed for use during […]

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wet bags for daycare

Wet bags for daycare

Wet bags for daycare are something we get asked about a lot. Finding an alternative to single-use products is always a good idea. Using a washable, reusable wet bag is a great way to cut down on the amount of plastic carrier bags you use. Cutting down on plastic bags There has been a lot in […]

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choosing washable breast pads

Choosing washable breast pads

Washable breast pads are a great choice for nursing mothers. The soft fabrics make them perfect for sore and achy breasts and nipples. The fact that they are reusable will save you lots of money. Washable breast pads Many mothers find that they will have a let down from both breasts when feeding. Pregnant women […]

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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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