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velcro cloth nappies

Velcro cloth nappies

Velcro cloth nappies are a great choice for your baby. Hook and loop tabs give the flexibility that snaps just don’t offer, meaning that you can get a really great fit. A great pocket nappy for newborns Newborn babies can be difficult to get a good fit on. Many parents find that snaps at the […]

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cloth nappy adviser Jessica Hawke and her baby son

Local cloth nappy adviser

A cloth nappy adviser could just be what you’re looking for. If you want to see the range of cloth nappies we stock. It’s also a great way to hear from a parent who has experience of using reusables on their baby. North Canterbury and Christchurch Our latest cloth nappy adviser is Jessica Hawke. She […]

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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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reusable menstrual options

Reusable menstrual options

Reusable menstrual options might seem a bit overwhelming at first. There are plenty of different types out there, but what will work best of you? Here is a rundown of the features and advantages of each type Washable menstrual product types As with disposable products, there are two basic types of reusable menstrual products. Those […]

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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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little changes that help the environment

Little changes that help the environment

Little changes that help the environment needn’t be big or complicated, but they can make a big difference. If you’ve been thinking about the small changes that you could make to your lifestyle, then we’ve got some tips to help you out. Here’s a list of small changes that you can make. Greener options Try […]

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WHAT'S THE BEST TIME TO START CLOTH NAPPIES.

What’s the best time to start cloth nappies.

What’s the best time to start cloth nappies? Following on from our previous posts, here’s the final post with our customers’ thoughts on what’s the best time to start cloth nappies. So what’s the best time to start cloth nappies? Newborn in August 1988, I’m not sure we had other types back then. Used them […]

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when should I start using cloth nappies?

When should I start using cloth nappies?

When should I start using cloth nappies? Parents often want to know when is best. There is no right or wrong answer to this one, it really depends upon your situation and what you feel comfortable with. I recently asked some parents on our Facebook page for their experiences. This is the second post in […]

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What age to start cloth nappies? Nursery scene with white cot and rocking chair

What age to start cloth nappies

Deciding what age to start cloth nappies can be difficult, what works for one family, might not be the best choice for another. I recently asked parents on our facebook page when they started using cloth nappies and why. We had so many responses that I’m going to split them over a number of posts. […]

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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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