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Cloth nappies for premature babies

Cloth nappies for Premature Babies

Choosing cloth nappies for Premature Babies needn’t be a complicated decision. Ecobots are the natural choice. With covers that are sized to fit from just 2 lbs and natural cotton nappies, they are ideal for the tiniest of babies. We have a number of options to make using cloth on your tiny baby easy. Using cloth […]

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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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Using cloth nappies for daycare

Cloth nappies for daycare

Cloth nappies for daycare don’t need to be complicated. Many daycare centres have policies in place which make it easy for you to keep your baby in cloth. Even if they don’t currently have any children in reusable nappies, you can do things to make it easy. Top tips for cloth nappies for daycare Stick […]

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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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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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