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Compact menstrual cup

Compact menstrual cup

Our new compact menstrual cup is a little different. I thought I might share some photos showing you how it works. Folds up small There are lots of menstrual cups on the market and as a rule, they generally all work in the same way. Our new cup is no different in the way that […]

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Thank goodness for flat nappies

Thank goodness for flat nappies

Thank goodness for flat nappies. Honestly, even though my children are all now out of nappies, I’m not sure what I’d do without them. Hundreds of uses When I bought my first set of cloth nappies, for my soon to be born first baby, I had no idea that they would still be in use […]

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The great NZ cloth nappy hunt

June 2017 Cloth Nappy Hunt

It’s time for the June 2017 Cloth Nappy Hunt. If you haven’t taken part in a cloth nappy hunt before, then you might be wondering what I’m talking about. Hunt the nappy Twice a year, Nappyneedz, along side number of other great New Zealand businesses take part in an online cloth nappy hunt. Each of […]

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End of an era

End of an Era

My blog post this week is a bit of  a personal one. I’m going to write something that might seem to be a long way off to those of you who are just starting your parenting journey, but believe me when I say it will be here before you know it: Last week, my youngest […]

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thinking outside the box

Thinking outside the box

Do you think outside the box? Parenting is hard. Modern parenting is a minefield! The world is changing all the time. It is a huge melting pot of cultures and styles as we all move around this planet of ours, taking our various histories and cultures with us. This is the same for parenting. And […]

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Waste reduction

Waste reduction

Waste reduction is something that needn’t be hard work. You can take a few simple steps to cut down on the amount of waste that you produce. This week is waste free parenting week, so I thought that it might be a good idea to talk about some of the products that we have, that […]

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Waste free parenting week 2017

Waste Free Parenting Week 2017

Waste free parenting week 2017 kicks off next week on the 1st of May. Nappyneedz has been a sponsor of this event for the past few years and this year is no exception. So what is it? How can you get involved? What do you need know? Read on. Waste free parenting week 2017 The […]

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Menstrual cup tips and tricks

Menstrual cup tips and tricks

Our menstrual cup tips and tricks will help you get the most out of your cup, no matter what brand you have. Avoid leaks and ensure that you get a comfortable fit by following these ideas. Menstrual cup tips and tricks Make sure that your cup opens fully once inserted. You can check that it […]

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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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Choosing a night nappy

Choosing a night nappy

Choosing a night nappy is something that I often get asked about. When it comes to cloth at night, it can be difficult to find the combination that works just right for you. I thought that I’d share some advice that I gave to a mother recently. Cloth night nappies A lot of people are […]

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