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How to use snappi nappy fasteners

What are snappi nappy fasteners?

These simple little clips hold cloth nappies together without the need for sharp pins. The teeth from the snappi grips the fabric. Ideal for prefolds and flat nappies.

How to use snappi nappy fasteners:

Some people simply like to fold their ecobots cloth nappies into a pad and place them into a cover. Other people find that using a snappi nappy fastener to secure the nappy around their baby adds an extra level of security that helps to keep in poo explosions and keep the nappy in place on a wiggly, active baby.

A basic fold

As with other prefold nappy folds, there are a number of different ways that you can fold the cloth nappy when using a snappi, here we will show you how to use snappi nappy fasteners with one of the more basic methods:

First lay out your nappy
First, lay out your nappy
Fold the nappy in three
Fold the nappy in three
Fan out the top of the nappy
Fan out the top of the nappy
Fold up the front of the nappy between your babies legs
Fold up the front of the nappy between your babies legs
Bring the wings around from the back of he nappy
Bring the wings around from the back of he nappy
Fasten the wings with the snappi
Fasten the wings with the snappi. Hook right, hook left and hook at the bottom.
The finished nappy held by a snappi
The finished nappy held by a snappi.

How to use snappi nappy fasteners

The small plastic teeth with grip the fabric and hold it in place. If you try the fold before your baby wears the nappy, then it may not hold. The tension is what holds the snappi in place and makes it work.

This is just one very basic fold, there are other ways that you can use your snappi. Some parents find that their baby quickly outgrows this fold, but that others might work. In many cases, it is simply trial and error to get the right fold for you and your little one.

Now you’ve learnt how to use snappi nappy fasteners, you can click here to buy them.

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