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How to get started with Night Nappies

Night Time cloth can really seem like the final frontier. It’s the last piece of the puzzle when looking to use cloth full time, and I’m not gonna lie – it can be quite daunting. Like what exactly is a night nappy anyway? Can I just use one of my regular nappies with some extra inserts? Why are they sooooo big?? So there are a variety of ways you can use cloth overnight, much of this will depend on things like how heavy a wetter you have, how old your baby is and if you plan on changing overnight. The general aim of a night nappy is to have something that will last 10-12 hours or 5-6 if you change...

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Getting Started with Newborn Nappies

‘Should I start with newborn cloth or wait till bubs is a bit older?”  This is often the starting point for many people on their journey into cloth nappies.  There is no single right answer, just like there is no single right cloth nappy for every bum!  Should I buy newborn sized nappies? With my first I invested in some newborn size nappies to help me decide if I would be able to use cloth nappies in the long term.  I was glad I did as the newborn size fit her up till 10 weeks when I finally invested in some OSFA.  By this stage I had worked out cloth nappies were totally for us and felt comfortable spending the...

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The Case For Modern Cloth Nappies

If you’re anything like me, you might have received a few funny looks from people when you tell them that you are planning to or that you currently are using modern cloth nappies. I remember the sceptical look from some people when I was pregnant (to be fair this was balanced out by a fair amount of support too). This look very clearly communicated a ‘try it and see how much you enjoy the hard work’ view while silently nodding and smiling. I think my favourite was the shop attendant who told me modern cloth nappies leaked and that I should just use disposables for the first little while till I was able to get on my feet with being...

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