Category: Products

Information about the products that we stock here at Nappyneedz

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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Using the collapsible cup

I recently asked a couple of people to give our new collapsible menstrual cups a try and see how they found them. Here is the first of the reviews that I got back. Using the collapsible cup I used this collapsible cup for 2 cycles, the first time I had a wee bit of trouble […]

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Trying out a menstrual cup

Trying out a menstrual cup

Thinking about trying out a menstrual cup? I recently gave some women the chance to ‘test drive’ one of our menstrual cups. Here is how one woman, who was new to menstrual cups found the experience. Positives – No tampon strings – No worrying about defecating on tampon strings and contamination – No wet tampon […]

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What age to toilet train?

What age to toilet train

Deciding what age to toilet train, or at least to give it a go, can be a complicated decision. How do you know if your little one is ready? Is there a right or wrong time to try? Can you leave it too late? Here’s our top tips for knowing when to ditch the nappies. […]

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Being green

Being Green

When it comes to being green as a parent, or at least trying to, it can be confusing. Are cloth nappies really better for the environment? Will using a reusable product really help the planet? What else can you do to make a difference? Cloth nappies and the environment People choose to use cloth nappies […]

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