Modern cloth nappies are being used more often nowadays as more people work towards reducing their disposable waste. However, using nappies requires learning to use them properly and taking care of them while washing to ensure that they last for as long as possible.
Toilet training is one of the most difficult phases of toddler raising to deal with, regardless of whether this is your first baby or your fifth. When it comes to toilet training, every baby is different and takes their own sweet time in getting used to the potty. However, if you have been using a cloth nappy for your baby since they were born, studies have shown that children in cloth nappies may pick up on training faster than kids who are wrapped up in disposable nappies which draw all moisture from the skin.
Even if you aren’t too keen on adopting the green lifestyle, there are several reasons why greener, or more environmentally friendly and gentle laundering practices are something you should consider when it comes to washing the cloth nappies for your baby.
If you are using cloth nappies, you need a way to store the wet or soiled nappies until washing time. If you don’t have a proper storage system in place, you will have issues with lingering odour in your house even if you wash nappies on a daily basis. Therefore, when you switch to using cloth nappies, you need to decide on a proper storage solution for the dirty ones.
Mainly, there are three solutions available: using a dry cloth nappy pail, a wet cloth nappy pail or a combination of both.
One of the most difficult and dreaded aspects of ‘fluffy bum parenting’ (or cloth nappy-ing) is dealing with the infamous dirty nappy smell in your house all day long. In fact, its not exclusive to cloth nappies – disposables pong just as much!
No matter how hard you try to avoid it, nappy rash is one of the most common issues that all parents will face – often with children at any age.
Yet what really causes these nappy rashes and makes them so difficult to get rid of? There is a lot of misinformation out there about the likely causes and quite a lot of information advising that the only way to avoid is to use disposable nappies.
Modern cloth nappies have been around in Australia since the year 2000 however they have yet to take hold with the general public. Our belief is that because of the laundering aspect, cloth nappies have taken a little while longer to go mainstream once again.
Now, with nappy services of all varieties becoming available all over Australia, using cloth nappies has become extremely convenient. If you’re delivering your baby soon, it’s about time that you decide which laundry service to go for!
We had such a lovely time meeting so many of you at the recent Baby and Toddler Show in Sydney last week.
Would you like to know who won our amazing prizes - the 3 tier designer modern cloth nappy cake and the 2 tier designer modern cloth nappy cake?
Read on for winners!
In May we had SO much fun at the Pregnancy, Baby and Children's Expo. There were so many families there and we had a great time connecting with many of you.
There are so many different types, designs, style and prices of cloth nappies out there. It has become a huge market in Australia over the past 9 years so much so that you can feel literally flooded with all the options.
So how do you know which cloth nappy to buy?