Reusable Nappies

A Mountain of disposable nappies

Nappy Mountain

This is one baby's pile of disposable nappies  - quite a lot when you see them all heaped up like that - what a Nappy Mountain! Making the change to real nappies is super easy - it's great for your pocket, your baby and the environment too. You can find out more reasons to switch on our Cloth nappies: Why are they best page? And don't forget, even making the change to cloth for 2 or 3 nappies a day will make a huge difference ...
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Tula baby carrier in exeter

Baby and Children’s Market Feb 2015

If you are looking for some bargains, then the ever popular Baby and Children's Market is for you. There are over 40 stalls, a great mix of pre loved and exciting new products, so you are sure to find some amazing deals. I've bought gorgeous wooden toys before, including an amazing bargain of a hardly used tool bench, complete with saws, hammers, nails, screws, bolts etc for only £3! The Natural Nursery will be there, with a range of super cute real nappies for you to see first hand just ...
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Save With Real Nappies

We are well into 2014 now, how are you going with your New Year Resolutions?  Lots of parents I have spoken to have vowed to make sure they stop wasting money this year and when you have young children, making the switch to real nappies is a no-brainer. Washable nappies are super cute - those bottoms are so fluffy and squidgy and modern real nappies are super easy to use too.  No need to fold, no need to boil or soak and many families are actually doing LESS washing as they ...
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Real Nappy Tips – Drying Pocket Nappies

Washing modern real nappies is VERY easy and pocket nappies are among the quickest to dry but this little tip will help you speed the process up even more. When you have washed your pocket nappies simply turn them inside out before you peg them out. It only takes seconds to do yet I find it reduces the drying time by several hours as the wetness on the now exposed waterproofing can blow/evaporate away ...
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Sylas in his Lactivist cloth nappy t-shirt

Win in the Natural Nursery Real Nappy Week Comp! (Ends 21st April 2013)

It's Real Nappy Week and to celebrate the Natural Nursery has some Little Lamb goodies for you to win. Using the nifty little Rafflecopter widget you can warn one point each for liking the Natural Nursery Facebook page, the Real Nappy Facebook page, following us on twitter and tweeting about the competition (which you can do daily). Earn a massive 10 extra points for sharing your pictures of real nappies on the Natural Nursery Facebook page. These pictures will make up a gallery of real nappies so you must be ...
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Save £100s with beautiful cloth nappies at the Natural Nursery

Wool Nappy Wraps “surprisingly effective!”

Disana Wool Wraps are beautifully soft overpants made from two layers of knitted new wool. Possibly the most natural cover as they contain no artificial elements. Wool is naturally watertight and the soft knit construction allows plenty of air to circulate and they are ideal for babies with sensitive skin. The soft ribbing around the legs and waist hold the pants firmly in place without the need for elastic. Very comfortable and very economical. You will need to lanolise these pants before using but the oil in the wool will ...
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|Exeter Pop Up Shop

We are so excited!  The Natural Nursery is returning to the High Street, Exeter McCoy Arcade to be exact. The Natural Nursery will be setting up shop for several days a month in our first ever pop up shop. Exeter families will be able to see and handle a range of baby carriers and real nappies before ordering exactly what they want, knowing it is the perfect product for them. Arabella has been using cloth nappies and slings for nearly a decade and has been helping other families find just the ...
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Baba + Boo Red Hearts Wet Bag at the Natural Nursery

New Baba + Boo Wet Bags at the Natural Nursery, not just for nappies!

We have 4 new fabric choices for the fantastic Baba + Boo waterproof wet bags. They are designed to store dirty nappies when you are out and about but are just as useful for putting wet clothes in after too much puddle splashing in this lovely summer weather! They are made from the same fabrics as the Baba + Boo nappies - solid bright colours or funky animal prints - for a stylish look. Benefits: Waterproof wet bag for reusable nappies on the go Funky animal prints or bold colours Zipper ...
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Win a Set of Brand New Design EccoBots Washable Fleece Wipes (ends 16th July 2012)

Here at the Natural Nursery we are very excited to be stocking the brand new fleece prints in the EccoBots range of nappies, nappy wraps, boosters, liners and wipes. There are 6 beautiful new prints from this Devon company; Mini Dot Sage,  Fuchsia or  Navy. Wonky stars on Blue or Red and Strawberries on Pink. These wipes are just great and by far cheaper than disposable wipes! A generous size - they measure approx  20cm x 12cm They are lovely and soft against babys skin Great for little ones with ...
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New Nappy Round up at the Natural Nursery – Pop-ins and Smartipants

Just a quick round up of the new nappies we have in at the Natural Nursery this week. Pop-In Nappy + Bamboo£14.99   £11.99 One size Pop-In nappy with bamboo soaker. Pop-In Nappy + Bamboo Printed£16.50   £13.20 One size Pop-In nappy with bamboo soaker. Smartipants, Pocket Washable Nappy, 24PK£324.00   £220.00 24 pack of this one sized, birth to potty pocket nappy - easy to use and economical. Smartipants, Pocket Washable Nappy, 12PK£162.00   £116.00 12 pack of this one sized, birth to potty pocket nappy - easy to use and economical ...
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Beautiful New Pop-In Nappies at the Natural Nursery!

The Pop-In washable nappy is a unique cross between an all-in-one nappy and a two part system that is almost as easy to use as a disposable nappy. The outer cover has a built in absorbent panel: simply pop the soaker and bamboo booster in, ready to put on your baby just as you would a disposable nappy. This highly flexible system allows you to adjust the absorbency to your baby’s needs and with the addition of the night time booster you have a complete nappy system that will last ...
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Real Nappies – What you will need

This very quick checklist is helpful when you are planning what to get for your baby and might give you some ideas for a present for a new mum! How about a nappy bucket and mesh with some fleece liners all tied up with a big bow on top for an unusual gift idea. Wet bags come in all sorts of incredible designs now too, leopard and giraffe are my favorites! You will need approximately 15-20 nappies, with 3-5 wraps of each size (if used). Please visit www.naturalnursery.co.uk/reusable-nappies-advice.html for advice ...
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Local Real Nappy Incentives can save you ££££

Are you interested in trialing real nappies?  Why not see if you can get a cash incentive from your local council? The Natural Nursery can help you with the paperwork – you will always receive an emailed and paper receipt from us for your reusable nappy purchase but do let us know if there is anything else you need. We keep this list as up to date as we can on www.naturalnursery.co.uk, but this is the list as at 1st April 2012. Please let us know if there are any schemes ...
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Cute Babies in Real Nappies – Orla

This is Orla who is very happy to be wearing a beautiful blue cloth nappy - thank you to her mum for sending in the picture! ...
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Real Nappy Week Comp – Win Washable Fleece Nappy Liners – (ends April 30th 2012)

These beautiful and bright fleece liners are shaped to fit comfortably inside a cloth nappy. They are made in Exeter by Eccobots. Fleece liners work well inside all real nappies as they are soft against your baby’s skin and help to keep the wet away from the bottom, meaning a more comfortable baby. To win a set of 10 washable fleece liners: Tell us how reusable fleece liners will make your nappy changing easier. You might get some ideas from the product description at http://www.naturalnursery.co.uk/washable-nappy-accessories/fleece-liner-for-real-nappy-10-pk.html To get more entries just ...
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Why I chose to use cloth nappies

Hi, my name is Lisa and you might know me from www.lactivist.co.uk. I'm now the mum of an 8 year old but I clearly remember the nappy days and my reasons for choosing cloth rather than disposable. When I was pregnant I planned and was lucky to get a natural homebirth, breastfeeding was a given (I'd lived in Asia and seen the very dodgy marketing of Infant formula over there, and having spent almost 9 months growing this baby I didn't want to put anything in it that I hadn't ...
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8 Top Tips for Keeping Cloth Nappies Soft and Fluffy

When it is cold and wet a lot of people rely on radiators to dry their real nappies.  If you live in a hard water area this could mean that your nappies go a bit hard. Some nappies are better than others for hard water areas: The Flip Nappies from bumGenius are good for hard water areas, and they dry relatively quickly too. They are one size nappies, easy to use, you need a cover and an insert that can be disposable or washable, if you want to learn more ...
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How to care for your cloth nappies

You will need to wash your new nappies a few times before you use them to ensure they are fully absorbent.  We suggest that you just wash and use a few nappies first to make sure they suit your baby as you will not be able to return any used or washed nappies. When you need to change your baby, flush the disposable liner down the loo and pop the soiled nappy into your nappy bucket, ready for washing. If you are using a 2-part nappy system, you can wipe ...
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Washable Nappy Tips – Baby Wipes

More Washable Nappy Tips for Real Nappy Week 2012. It is easy to spend a fortune on disposable baby wipes, when it is very simple to make and use your own washable wipes. Even families that use disposable nappies often use reusable wipes as they are so soft on the baby, save hundreds of pounds and don’t contain any nasty chemicals. Washable wipes can be used for all sorts of clean ups – on hands and faces, not just on bots. I just dampen my wipes under the hot tap ...
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Types of Real Nappy Comparison Chart

Here at the Natural Nursery we are passionate about real nappies and we want to make it easier for you to find the very best ones for your family. Sizing Real nappies may be sized, to cope with growing babies or one sized/birth to potty, meaning the same set of nappies should fit from around 8lbs to 35lbs, roughly the size of babies/toddlers when they are in nappies. Flat Nappies Terry squares or pre-folds - rectangles of fabric that can be folded in a number of ways to ensure the ...
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Make it Monday – Making your own baby wipes

Just like cloth nappies, switching to reusable baby wipes can save you a lot of money, especially the early months. Reusable baby wipes are just as easy to use as flushable baby wipes. You can use water to clean your baby's bottom or make your own natural cleaning solution. Once your baby's nappy is changed, you can pop the wipes in your laundry. They are made especially to wash and dry easily. If you decide to make your own baby wipes, the first thing will be to choose a suitable ...
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Real Nappy Week Tips

Another tip to make Real Nappies Real Easy for you, Real Nappy Week 2012. I always use a nappy liner inside my cloth nappies - it makes it easier to dispose of the solids, helps to protect the nappy from staining and keeps the baby's bottom drier. You can buy paper liners that you either flush down the loo or dispose of in the bin but I prefer to use fleece nappy liners as: They are super soft and dry to the touch even when the nappy is wet, so ...
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Real Nappy Week Comp – Win Reusable Baby Wipes – (ends April 30th 2012) winner was Megan Bayford

We have instructions for making your own  baby wipes on the Natural Nursery Blog but if you fancy winning some of these ready made by Eccobotsof Exeter  a Rafflecopter giveaway You need javascript enabled to see this giveaway. The draw will be held after the 30th April 2012 and the winners will be notified by email. This prize draw is only open to people in Europe, sorry! ...
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Real Nappy Week Freebies, Exeter

Real Nappy Week Freebies! The Devon Real Nappy Project have generously provided Mama Packs for everyone attending our Real Nappy Week events this week. The contents of the Mama Packs do vary, so here is a photo of the contents of one of the RNW Mama Packs. We also have a number of extra items for you to collect too: Your free New Parent Pack full of info about being a parent in Exeter Free 8 page guide to Real Nappies A free washable wipe from the Devon Real Nappy ...
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Real Nappies and the Environment – See a Nappy Mountain!

UK parents throw away around 3 billion disposable nappies every year - that is a lot of landfill and this is what one babies nappy mountain looks like - It is believed that it will take up to 500 years for these nappies to decompose (all the while producing dangerous methane gas), which could be a big headache for our grandchildren. A Women’s Environmental Network study shows that disposable nappies use: 3.5 times as much energy 8 times as much non-renewable raw materials 2.3 times as much waste water as ...
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Choosing your cloth nappies

With so many brands, styles and types of nappies around, it can be a little hard to work out which one is right for you and your baby. There are a number of factors that you might like to consider: Your budget Flat nappies or simple one size nappies are more economical than all-in-one nappies. There might be a real nappy incentive scheme in your area which could give you cash back or offer a free trial. Speed of drying Pocket and flat nappies will dry quickest, followed by slim ...
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Cute Babies in Real Nappies – Erin

All together now - ahhhhhh! ...
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Real Nappy Week Comp – Win a Lactivist Cloth Nappy T-shirt – Ends 30th April 2012 (winner was Chery Halliwell)

You could win an organic 'My cloth nappy makes me happy' t-shirt from Lactivist. Professionally screen printed in blue and black ink on unbleached cotton short sleeved organic t-shirts with nickle free poppers at the shoulder. Allowing for slight variations they are like this: Organic 100% cotton Short Sleeved T-shirts with Shoulder Poppers The size 3-6 month organic sleeved popper shoulder t-shirt measures: 50cm (20 inches) around the chest 24cm (9 inches) from back of neck to hem Size 6-12 month organic short sleeved popper shoulder t-shirt measures: 55cm (21.5 ...
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Cute Babies in Real Nappies – Ethan

This is Ethan! Can you tell 🙂 ...
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Real Nappy Bargains at the Natural Nursery for April 2012

This is a quick round up of some of the real nappy bargains you can find at www.naturalnursery.co.uk. You might also be lucky enough to live in an area where there is a Real Nappy Incentive Scheme which could give you a money off voucher you can use online. Pocket Nappy Gift Pack - Nappy + Wet Bag£15.25   £14.25 Washable nappy gift pack - birth to potty pocket nappy and wet bag. Imse Vimse Shaped Nappy, Organic Flannel£7.99   £4.99 100% organic cotton shaped nappy that is non-bulky and quick drying. The nappy ...
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Washable Nappies, Babies health and how much money you can save…..

Washable Nappies Modern cloth nappies are easy to use, save you a fortune and are better for your baby and the environment. A modern washable nappy system consists of an absorbent part (the nappy) and a waterproof part (the nappy wrap or cover). There are lots of types of nappies and you can find out more about the different styles at www.naturalnursery.co.uk My Baby’s Health Disposable nappies contain over 200 chemicals, some of which are believed to cause cancers or hormonal changes. Cloth nappies are made from soft or natural ...
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Real Nappy Week Comp – Win a £25 gift voucher with your top tips – (ends April 30th 2012)

To be in the draw to win a £25 gift voucher to spend on anything you like at www.naturalnursery.co.uk just leave a comment on the Natural Nursery Blog on this post www.naturalnurseryblog.co.uk/natural-nursery/fluffy-friday-special-real-nappy-week-ends-april-30th-2012/telling us Your top tips to make nappy use easier. Maybe you have a great idea that helps you get out of the house quicker, or have you got a system for washing that saves you time? Whatever it is, big or small we would love to hear about it. To get more entries just tell people about the ...
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£30 Cashback for Real Nappies from Bournmouth Borough Council

You could save £30 from the cost of buying washable nappies by opting for Bournemouth Council's Real Nappy Incentive Scheme. The thought might fill parents and would-be parents with horror but the fact is washable nappies have come a long way in the last 30 years. Bournemouth's Real Nappy Incentive Scheme To encourage parents to overcome the cost hurdle, Bournemouth Borough Council is offering parents the opportunity to claim £30 off the price of real nappies with a minimum spend of £45. Parents can apply for a voucher beforehand to ...
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Wokingham Borough Council give £30 Cashback to Cloth Nappy Users

Wokingham Borough Council are offering £30 cashback to encourage people to use reusable nappies. Did you know by using real nappies you could save up to £500 per child compared to using disposables, as well as helping the environment. How to claim cashback Download the nappy cashback form or contact Wokingham Borough Council to make a claim. For more information about cloth nappies and a list of Real Nappy Incentives in the UK please visit www.naturalnursery.co.uk ...
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Free Real Nappy Trial Pack for Wealden Parents

The trial pack is available to Wealden's parents to borrow free of charge for approximately one month, allowing them to try washable nappies and see which ones suit them best before they purchase a set. The pack includes a wide range of the different types of modern washable nappies on the market, including some nappies made from bamboo, which is a greener alternative to cotton. The trial pack is available in two sizes - Birth to six months and six months to potty. Types of Nappies There are three different ...
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Uttlesford District Council – Sample Real Nappy Pack for £10

If you live in Uttlesford you can get a sample cloth nappy pack for £10 - a saving of £15 and a £10 voucher towards real nappies. To take advantage of these offers or for more information please call the Essex Cloth Nappy Helpline on 01245 437318, or visit www.essex.gov.uk/nappies. Disposable nappies now account for four per cent of all household waste with the average baby going through 5,000 nappies from birth to potty training. Disposing of all these nappies costs the taxpayer around £40 million a year. Approximately 8 million ...
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Thurrock Council supports the use of real nappies with £10 voucher

Thurrock Council supports the use of real nappies. They're offering a £10 voucher off of the price of real nappies. For more information on the Real Nappy Campaign please contact Thurrock Council's Waste Management Team on 01375 413943 or email waste@thurrock.gov.uk. Introducing Reusable Nappies You have seen the many brands of disposable nappies available, but have you ever thought about using reusable nappies on your child? Reusable nappies are made from soft breathable cotton and are used with a liner and a waterproof wrap , which work together to provide ...
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Three Rivers District Council offer up to £80 Cashback for Real Nappy Users

Real nappies can save you money! Using home laundered nappies rather than disposables can save £500 on the cost of keeping babies in nappies. When your baby no longer need nappies real nappies can be passed on to younger siblings, saving even more money. Real nappies aren't just expensive for parents. For every £1 spent on disposable nappies the taxpayer pays 10p towards their disposal. Real nappies are better for the environment. Approximately 8 million disposable nappies are thrown away every day in the UK - that's 3 billion a ...
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Cloth Nappies and the Festive Holidays

Did you carry on using your cloth nappies over the Christmas break? I did mostly but did mix and match with some of the Flip Disposable inserts, so I didn't need to put the tumble dryer on with all that rain we had. I don't feel too bad about this as we hadn't used any disposable nappies since we had the water switched back on after the kitchen was re-done. I still have some left in the pack of 18 Flip inserts that I opened before Christmas. so it goes to ...
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£50 Real Nappy Cashback Scheme for Stevenage Residents

Stevenage Borough Council are offering £50 cashback if you use re-usable nappies or have joined a nappy laundering scheme. Not only do re-usable nappies reduce the amount you throw away, But with £50 cashback they also reduce the amount you spend! The WasteAware partnership of councils would like to thank those Hertfordshire residents who avoid the mountain of waste created by disposable nappies. So, if you buy re-useable nappies or have joined a nappy laundering scheme, you can claim up to £50 towards the cost. To claim your cashback please ...
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7 Gifts – Time – Washable Nappy Demo, Exeter

If you fancy joining me to talk about washable nappies, and you are local to Exeter, then why not pop along to tomorrow's demo at Health Foods Unlimited, Cowick Street? More details are on the Exeter Baby Activities site - http://www.exeterbabyactivities.co.uk/?p=1018&preview=true ...
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Has your cloth nappy got Natural Nursery Star Status? win a goodie bag (ends 26th Jan 2012)

Has your cloth nappy got Natural Nursery Star quality? We would love to see your pictures! Everyone who emails us a photo of their beautiful reusable nappies to stars@naturalnursery.co.uk will get a 10% discount code to use at www.naturalnursery.co.uk and one lucky person, drawn at random after the 26th January 2012  will win a Natural Nursery goodie bag! Entries from Europe only please and if you send us a photo you are giving us permission to use it on the Natural Nursery websites. The winner of this round of Natural ...
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Fluffy Friday – Win Flip Disposable Nappy Inserts with Happy Nappy Tales (ends Jan 5th 2012)

Thank you to everyone who entered the Fluffy Friday Competition to win a Nappy Change Mat in beautiful mosaic design made from recycled fabrics from the production of the bumGenius nappies. The winner was Joanne Lyles who has been emailed. Congratulations Joanne! We asked you where the worst place you had to change a nappy was and the answers were so good they have been compiled into a list: Baby Changing rooms where the table was filthy, flooded or there was soggy tissue all over the floor. In the boot ...
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8 Top Tips for Keeping Cloth Nappies Soft and Fluffy

When it is cold and wet a lot of people rely on radiators to dry their real nappies.  If you live in a hard water area this could mean that your nappies go a bit hard. Some nappies are better than others for hard water areas: The Flip Nappies from bumGenius are good for hard water areas, and they dry relatively quickly too. They are one size nappies, easy to use, you need a cover and an insert that can be disposable or washable, if you want to learn more ...
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Free Real Nappy Trial Kits in Oxfordshire

If you live in Oxfordshire and would like to give cloth nappies a try, but are unsure about paying out for a full set, you can borrow a trial kit completely free of charge and with no obligation to buy. Each kit contains a good range of the most modern styles and brands of nappies, with all the necessary accessories. They are supplied by nappy sellers in Oxfordshire, who will explain how the nappies work before you get started. You will be able to use the nappies for up to ...
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Epsom & Ewell Borough Council Real Nappy Trial Kit

Epsom & Ewell Borough Council does not favour any one brand of nappies.  We believe that only you can make the decision on which nappies best suit you, your baby and family.  The nappies included within the trial kit are examples of nappy styles available.  You may find that your local nappy stockist sell a similar style under a different brand name. What's in a kit? There are 24 trial kits available in Surrey and each one holds everything you need to road test Real Nappies on your baby.  There are a range ...
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£30 Real Nappy Incentive for Medway Residents

Medway Council has a scheme that can help you if you are thinking about reusable nappies. They are good for your baby's health, good for the environment, cheap and easy to use. Reusable nappies have changed since the traditional terry nappies. There is a wide choice of designs, styles and colours. Many even look like disposable nappies. If you are still not sure, why not come along and have a coffee at one of the monthly nappucinos? An important incentive A £30 financial incentive, payable in three instalments, is being ...
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Twelve Days of a Natural Christmas – Day 12 – Pocket Nappy Gift Pack

There is still time to give aBaba + Boo  Nappy Gift Pack as a Christmas present. It would make a  lovely new baby gift as it contains a birth to potty pocket nappy, 2 inserts, matching wet bag and a guide to reusable nappies. This reusable nappy consists of a waterproof outer with a “pocket” made of soft fleece.  Simply stuff the booster insert into the pocket, adjust the snaps to fit your baby and put on just like a disposable. Benefits of the Baba + Boo Pocket Nappy One ...
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Twelve Days of a Natural Christmas – Day 11 – Mother-ease Onesize Washable Nappy

The Mother-ease Onesize Washable Nappy is a birth to potty reusable nappy that will fit from 8lbs (3.5kgs) to 35lbs (16kgs). Available in 4 fabrics to suit your baby: Original unbleached cotton – made from 85% cotton and 15% polyester.  The fabric is specially made to ensure that only cotton touches your baby’s skin – the polyester is in the base of the fabric to give strength and fit. Stay dry – made from the same cotton/polyester as the original nappy but with a special stay dry fabric sewn to ...
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Twelve Days of a Natural Christmas – Day 9 – GEN-Y Universal Nappy Wrap

We have had a fantastic review of the GEN-Y Universal Nappy Wrap from Jody: "I LOVE these wraps!I was a firm pocket user but was always quite wary of leaving them on too long and getting leaks, we tried flips but they were boring looking so someone suggested these! they are fantastic and eventually I converted to just these and some fitteds and pre-folds.They are lovely to look at, fantastic quality, bombproof with an inner gusset, can be used over anything and I love that the rise adjustment is hidden ...
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Twelve Days of a Natural Christmas – Day 7 – Flushable Nappy Liners

The Natural Nursery has biodegradable nappy liners that you can flush away! You simply place them in the cloth nappy so they go next to the babies skin, they are designed to make your life easier because you can just flush them away and they will take the solids with them. Flushable nappy liners  are made from soft paper, they are gentle on little bottoms for a happier baby. They are designed to have one way moisture control that helps prevent wetness from coming into contact with your baby's skin ...
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Bracknell Forest Council £30 Cash Back to try Cloth Nappies

Disposable nappies are not just expensive for parents - about eight million nappies are thrown away every day in the UK. Most of these end up being buried in landfill sites. We all have to pay for this waste to be disposed of and it’s becoming increasingly expensive as we run out of landfill space and landfill tax increases. There is an alternative - have you considered modern cloth nappies? Bracknell Forest Council is offering a financial incentive of £30 cash back to borough residents who choose to use cloth ...
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Twelve Days of a Natural Christmas – Day 1 – Fleece Nappy Wraps

Fleece Nappy wraps are great for babies and toddlers that are moving around. What a fantastic colourful present they would make too! Fleece nappy wraps allow a greater airflow than pul based wraps so are ideal for babies with sensitive skin or who are prone to nappy rash. They can be used during the day or night but it is important that your baby moves around whilst wearing a fleece wrap else compression wicking can occur. The Eccobots Fleece wraps are made just a few miles away from the Natural ...
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Real Nappy Maths – you can save between £1171.44 and £395.62!

An enormous thanks to Olga for letting us re-post her incredible research about the cost of real versus disposable nappies. Olga has set up Green Fluffy Bottoms which is a Facebook group dedicated to real nappy advice and chat. It was established in July 2011 and has been very active ever since.  They  are a mixture of experienced real nappy users and complete beginners, always happy to answer any cloth related questions. An average child potty trains about 2.5 years old = 912 days in nappies 7 nappy changes a ...
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Two Week Free Cloth Nappy Trial from West Berkshire Council

Britain throws away nearly 3 billion nappies a year. Disposable nappies are not just wasteful and costly for parents, but dealing with nappy waste costs local authorities thousands of pounds a year. Disposable nappies make up 6% of domestic waste going to landfill in West Berkshire and nearly 8 million nappies are thrown away each day in the UK. West Berkshire Council funds several trial buckets containing Real Nappies for parents to try for two weeks. This gives parents and carers the opportunity to try out different types of nappies ...
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Real Nappy Incentive Schemes for London

You can apply for a Real Nappies for London voucher as long as You are a resident of a participating borough. (Click here to check if your borough is participating) You are expecting a baby or have a baby under 18 months. Vouchers vary in value from £25 to £55 depending on the scheme in your borough. They can be used to buy trial kits, cloth nappies or for real nappy laundry services. www.realnappiesforlondon.org.uk If you don't live in London there might well be a Real Nappy incentive scheme near ...
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Money-saving columnist says you could save a fortune with cloth nappies

Felicity Hannah is Yahoo! Finance's money-saving columnist this is her article about cloth nappies. The full article is here - http://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/Are-reusable-nappies-worth-yahoofinanceuk-3984659527.html Are reusable nappies worth the effort? Will using cloth nappies on your bundle of joy save you a bundle of cash? Felicity Hannah, 11:44, Friday 11 November 2011 6,000 nappies. That's the number of changes my infant son is likely to need between birth and potty training, according to official estimates. That's a figure to make any penny pincher gulp. Not only that, I also get a twinge of ...
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Little Green Chicken Reviews Pocket Nappies

Katrina is the mum behind the Little Green Chicken blog - she says: "The aim of this blog is to share ‘sustainable baby raising’ knowledge I’ve learned since becoming a mum. The information I’ve found is all over the place, and I thought it would be nice to put it all in one place to make things a little bit easier for others starting out on the same path.Oh, and where did the name come from? Since birth our little one has reminded us of a baby bird – the way she opens and ...
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NapNap Voucher, not sure how to redeem?

Have you been lucky enough to be given a NapNap Gift Voucher?  Not sure how to redeem it? Our page of handy hints on Redeeming your NapNap Voucher should help. And if you want to give one to a lucky new parent, you can buy them from the NapNap site ...
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Real Nappies for London – money off and incentives!

London has it's very own website for reusable nappies - Real Nappies for London. It is a London-wide scheme to provide parents with an opportunity to try real nappies  and it has been running since July 2007. Many boroughs offer money off vouchers, or free trials for parents who want to try real nappies. If you live in London and want to see if there is an incentive in your area check the list of boroughs here. Events, workshops and ‘nappuccinos’ are run in each participating borough. Residents may go ...
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NapNap Vouchers, like book tokens but for nappies

If you are looking for an innovative new baby present, why not choose a NapNap Voucher?  They are like book tokens but for nappies so the lucky recipient can choose their perfect nappy from a range of nappy sellers. You can buy NapNap Vouchers for any amount you like and it will help new parents save money and buy some lovely nappy fluff as well as helping the environment. NapNap Vouchers can now been redeemed at The Natural Nursery, against their range of reusable nappies and nappy wraps, including the ...
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“Easy to care for” Organic Wool Nappy Wrap gets top marks

These organic wool nappy wraps are beautifully soft overpants made from two layers of knitted new wool. Wool is naturally watertight and the soft knit construction allows plenty of air to circulate and they are ideal for babies with sensitive skin. The soft ribbing around the legs and waist hold the pants firmly in place without the need for elastic. Very comfortable and very economical. You will need to lanolise these pants before using but the oil in the wool will keep them watertight and help them "clean themselves" - ...
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Family with 9 children saves money with Cloth Nappies!

The Sullivan family have 9 children, from 18 years to 11 months and twins on the way. Their incredible blog is called 'Larger Family Life' and it is jammed full of interesting stuff. Mum Tania is blogging her twin pregnancy, writing about baking, homeschooling and loads of ideas for saving money that are good for big or small families. This is what she has to say about cloth nappies. You can read the rest of the story and about the Sullivan Family at www.largerfamilylife.com "One of the main questions we ...
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Quick Guide to the Flip Nappy System

The Flip Nappy System allows you to nappy the way you want, when you want. 1. Start with a one size nappy cover 2. Add the insert you want and put on your baby 3. Flip the used insert out 4. Replace the insert with a clean one 5. Reuse the cover As a hybrid system, there are several inserts to choose from, giving you the most flexible nappy system possible. Organic Cotton, One Size Inserts: The organic cotton insert can be folded one way for a newborn baby and the ...
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Flip Reusable Nappies – So easy to use!

Flip washable nappies are very easy to use and consist of a waterproof outer layer and an absorbent inner. You can choose whether to use a stay-dry insert, an organic cotton insert or a disposable insert. If you have organic cotton inserts, wash them several times to ensure they are fully absorbent. To use the Flip Nappy System FLIP the used insert into your nappy bucket REPLACE the insert with a clean one REUSE the cover First - adjust the nappy cover to the size required: Adjust the insert as ...
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Mummy and Sam’s BIG Re-usable Challenge!!!

This is from the blog of a mum Alice, from Nottinghamshire who is trying out reusable nappies.  Her blog "Mummy, Not Big Milk Thing" is stuffed full of interesting articles, especially this one: "So what do I want from a cloth nappy? Well I think I want what many consumers are looking for, simplicity. I don’t want to be confused by jargon and bogged down having to mess around for hours just to have clean nappies to put on my baby – I don’t have time and quite frankly I’m too lazy! We all like ...
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GEN-Y Classic Nappy Cover Review

GEN-Y Classic Nappy Wraps are the waterproof part of a 2-part nappy system and will work with fitted/shaped nappies, terry squares and pre-fold nappies. Natural Nursery customer Amy bought the GEN Y nappy wrap and she said: "Got this as it looked great , works really well as a day nappy with prefold but no good at night!!!. great item and great service, thanks x 4/5" The Natural Nursery have a range of ...
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£10 refund or £10 for a sample cloth nappy pack in Essex

Essex residents can currently benefit from two promotional offers: Sample nappy pack £10 refund Sample nappy pack Parents can send off for a sample pack of cloth nappies worth over £25 for just £10, including postage and packing. Each pack will contain: 1 shaped cotton nappy, gingham design (no folding required); 1 one-size (birth to potty) shaped bamboo nappy (no folding required); 1 bamboo prefold nappy; 2 PUL waterproof wraps; Paper liners; Instructions and an information booklet containing a £10 voucher. To see what’s in the sample pack and how ...
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Green Baby Nappy Balm – “Best for baby’s bum!”

Green Baby Nappy Balm is a soothing, rich blend of sweet almond oil, cocoa butter, organic olive oil and beeswax - you can use as a daily barrier cream and it can be applied after each nappy change to moisturise and protect and prevent the causes of nappy rash. It will also promote healing where nappy rash has occured. Karyn sent us this lovely review: "Best for baby's bum! This cream works wonders on a sore bottom within a couple of applications. It's also great to know it has no ...
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Motherease Rikki Wrap Nappy cover gets full marks!

Motherease Rikki Wraps are made of  polyester knit and gently laminated so they are are soft, easy to care for and as leak proof. They can be used with the Motherease onesize nappy or any other cloth nappy. We got this wonderful review of them from Sattia: Best nappy cover I have found Motherease nappy cover is the best of all the nappy covers available in the market. I can use this on flat, prefold, terry as well as preshaped nappies. It feels very soft when you carry baby and baby feels ...
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Reusable Nappies: A Parent’s Review (by Eleanor’s Words)

I found this brilliant article about reusable nappies on http://eleanorswords.hubpages.com Eleanor is a 38 year old mother of two children, with a life-long passion for writing.  I love all kinds of writing, from product reviews to travel writing; from general articles to creative writing.  You can read more from her on the  Hubpages Community. "When you have your first baby there is a lot to think about, in particular all the items you will require to care for your baby during those first months and the early years. And there is ...
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Central Bedfordshire Cloth Nappy Incentive

Eight million disposable nappies are thrown away every day in the UK and mostly go to landfill. Cut your household rubbish by up to half and help the environment by choosing Real Nappies. Gone are the days of the old terry-towelling nappies, and in their place are a new breed of super-trendy, easy-to-use variety of Real Nappies. Modern, cotton nappies can be used again and again, unlike disposable nappies. They are real because they are not made from plastic and do not contain chemicals. They are real because they fit ...
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Leicestershire Real Nappy Network – Cashback and Lending Kit

The Leicestershire Real Nappy Network was set up by Leicestershire County Council in September 2008. They hold Nappuccinos at various locations across the County and  are hoping to increase this number. These are coffee mornings designed to provide you with all the information you need about real nappies. They also offer Leicestershire residents the chance to try real nappies for free with a lending kit. This kit contains a selection of different types and styles of real nappies for you to try before you buy. Lastly, they offer Leicestershire residents ...
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Do nurseries use cloth nappies?

This is part of an article by Hilary Osborne in the Guardian Friday 15 July 2011. The full article is on the Guardian Website. We know that using real nappies can save you hundreds but I didn't know that nurseries have a problem using them - when my son was tiny as long as I brought a waterproof nappy bag, a clean nappy and showed them how to use the cloth nappy it was never a problem to ask a creche to change his real nappy. Have you had any ...
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Money off real nappies for Derbyshire parents.

Time for a Change is the Derbyshire Real Nappy Campaign. The campaign is supported by the councils of Derbyshire, local real nappy retailers, advisors/agents, laundering companies and healthcare professionals. We can offer you: £25 cashback when spending over £50 on real nappies and covers. A two week trial of a nappy lending kit, which costs £5. Nappuccino events around the county – a chance to meet a nappy adviser and find out more about real nappies. For further information and advice on real nappies please contact: Tel: 01629 539788 email: realnappies@derbyshire.gov.uk. Real ...
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Is it greener to use washable or disposable nappies? (tell the Guardian)

The Guardian are using the 'Ask Leo and Lucy' column as an  experiment in crowd-sourcing a reader's question, so please let them know your views and experiences on this link and they will join in with some of their own thoughts and reactions as the debate progresses. "I'm not sure what to do with regards to nappies and our first child is expected soon! I'd always thought that I'd plump for reusable nappies, however, we have recently moved to Kuwait with my husband's work and he says that due to ...
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Listen to The Natural Nursery on the Go Real Webinar 25th July 2011

Go Real Nappy Guru Bec and Arabella from the Natural Nursery will be talking about real nappies and natural parenting on the Go Real Webinar today! Arabella has a wealth of knowledge about natural parenting based on  personal experience and extensive research and she is well worth listening to. To listen go to www.goreal.org.uk/online-events and sign up for the webcast at 11am ...
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£30 off Real Nappies with Tamworth Borough Council

What sort of nappy do you use? I didn't know there was any choice!! Every year approximately 1400 tonnes of nappy waste are sent to landfill from Tamworth. Nappies make up 4% of the total household waste. It is estimated they will take between 200 and 500 years to decompose. A baby will have approximately 2,000 nappy changes a year which could cost you £800 per child. It takes large amounts of resources including trees, oil and chemicals to produce disposable nappies for the British market. There is an alternative ...
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Flip Reusable Nappy Review – “Georgeous colours”

The Flip washable nappy is ultra-flexible and its innovative insert system lets you choose which way you want to nappy today. You just need one size of nappy to fit from birth to potty training (7-35lbs) To use the Flip Nappy System FLIP the used insert into your nappy bucket REPLACE the insert with a clean one REUSE the cover The Natural Nursery has a simple to use guide to the Flip Washable Nappy System, it shows you how you adjust the nappy to fit your baby, fold the insert ...
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Sandwell Cloth Nappy Cash Back Scheme

By the time your baby is potty trained you could have changed as many as 6,000 nappies, costing around £700 in disposables. In comparison you will only need around 25 cloth nappies, costing around £200 including the washing. Cloth nappies are making a come back, but forget terry towelling squares and big pins. Cloth nappies now come in a variety of shapes, sizes, materials and colours, they are comfortable, easy to use and fashionable. By using cloth nappies you can save money, help the environment and even colour co-ordinate them ...
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Organic Knitted Tie-on Nappy, Disana Review – “Super Value”

The Disana Tie-on is a 100% organic cotton nappy at a great price. It is knitted from organic cotton in Germany (less nappy miles), so has a soft, stretchy feel meaning it can be adjusted to fit virtually any shape baby. It will fit even the tiniest of newborns and will then grow with your child until potty training. Use with the disana brushed cotton liners and or a flushable paper liner. It is commonly used with the disana wool wrap, but also works well with the Mother Ease Rikki ...
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Exeter Reusable Nappy Trial

Do you want to try out reusable nappies but don't know which ones will suit your baby? Do you live in Exeter? If so, you can borrow a full set of washable nappies, including some of the most popular brands in the UK, for a whole month, absolutely FREE! Just drop Arabella an email at info@naturalnursery.co.uk including your name, address, telephone number and age/weight of your baby and she will be in touch to arrange your free trial. You will be able to test out lots of nappies, and the kit ...
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Wonderoo Pocket Nappy Review – “Great Nappy – very absorbant”

The Wonderoo V2 has a soft and stretchy waterproof outer that feels like fabric on the outside, but keeps wetness and mess inside. Next to baby's skin is the softest microfleece that allows wetness to pass through, away from baby's skin, and "locks" it into the absorbent pad or "insert" inside. The fleece dries quickly, keeping baby dry and comfy. There is an opening at the back of the "pocket" formed by these two layers into which the absorbent pad or "insert" is easily inserted or removed. Natural Nursery customer ...
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Reusable Nappy Discount

The Natural Nursery is delighted to be this month's featured member on the Go Real website. And to celebrate, we are offering a 10% discount on our entire reusable nappy range! So you can made the most of the lovely nappy drying weather and stock up on washable nappies including the Flip Nappy System and Wonderoo Pocket Nappies. Plus, spend over £15 and receive free UK post too! Just use code "goreal" when checking out to qualify for your discount ...
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£30 discount on cloth nappies from Staffordshire County Council

The facts Eight million nappies are thrown away every day in the UK - that's three billion every year One baby creates nearly a tonne of nappy waste during its time in disposable nappies Disposable nappies can cost in excess of £1000 - that's just for one baby It costs Staffordshire's council tax payers over £500,000 per year to dispose of 13,000 tonnes of nappy waste The real alternative Real savings. The total cost of using washable nappies can be half that of using disposables. Save up to £600, or ...
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Wiltshire Parents Needed For Cloth Nappy TV Show – Urgent!

This is from Gary Lamont from the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust "Hello to you all. I need to ask if there any parents out there in Wiltshire who would be interested in taking part in a BBC TV programme discussing the benefits of using real nappies? I was contacted today and the timeframe is rather short I'm afraid. I need to know by this Wednesday. You do need to be confident in front of the camera. Send me a message with your details and I'll fill you in. Thank you, Gary" ...
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Wolverhampton parents get £30 off real nappies.

Why use real nappies? There are many reasons to use real nappies including: are easy to use save you money are easy to wash come in lots of styles and designs can help reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. Combat climate change with real nappies Using real nappies can mean significant gains for the environment both in reduced greenhouse gases and household waste sent to landfill or incineration. The UK currently throws away around 3 billion disposable nappies every year. They are estimated to weigh 690,000 tonnes most of which ...
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£10 Cashback for Real Nappies in Sheffield

Did you know that by the time your baby is potty trained you will have gone through 5,000 nappy changes?  With this in mind, and the fact your baby will spend around 2 years in nappies, it is really important that you make an informed choice and choose a nappy option that is right for both you and your baby.  In order to help parents make this decision, ourselves and Veolia Environmental Services have teamed up with the Sheffield Real Nappy Network to provide discounts, advice and support for parents ...
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Free Real Nappy Trial Pack or £30 Cash for Leeds Parents

Did you know in one year alone the average baby can fill 12 wheelie bins with disposable nappies. Every day in the UK 8 million disposable nappies are thrown away. There is an alternative available real nappies are reusable, washable nappies and a practical alternative to disposables. They are easy and cheap to use and help reduce rubbish going into landfill. Leeds City Council has run a real nappy incentive scheme for a number of years to encourage and support families in Leeds who want to save some money and the ...
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Flip Nappy Video Review

The Flip Nappy is a versatile system which gives you options to make the nappy more or less absorbent as as when you need it by using washable inserts and liners in the waterproof outer nappy. If you want to find out more about the Flip Nappy or other reusable nappies please visit www.naturalnursery.co.uk. We have information, advice and how to guides and a wide variety of the very best cloth nappies for sale ...
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Funny Advert for Cloth Nappies

This video is from a competition run in 2010 by Canadian Company Baby By Nature. They asked the entrants to send in a short video telling the viewer 'why choose cloth diapers'.  I know we call them nappies over here but it is comforting to know that the benefits of reusable nappies are international. This is the winning entry - I love her enthusiasm! ...
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11 Tips For Washing Reusable Nappies

1) Dry on the line Save money and energy costs by drying your reusable nappies on the washing line - if you are lucky enough to get a very sunny day the UV rays will bleach the material giving you glowing white nappies. 2) Save on conditioner Fabric conditioner coats each fibre of the material that makes up a nappy - this stops them from absorbing any liquid. 3) Quick Fluffy Nappies For a quick fluff up on cotton nappies pop them in the tumble dryer for a minute every ...
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Cumbria Real Nappy Campaign – £30 voucher to spend on reusable nappies.

Real nappies are really easy to use and can save you money. And if you need yet another reason to give them a go, how about this... ...we'll even pay to get you started! The Cumbria Real Nappy Campaign has one aim, and that's to encourage Cumbrian's to try real nappies. We understand that everybody and every baby is different, what's right for one person might not be right for another. We just want everybody to give them a go. We think you might be pleasantly surprised at how good ...
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Fluffy Friday 27th May 2011 – Win an EccoBots Fleece Wrap

You could be the proud owner of this beautiful EccoBots Fleece Nappy Wrap and a set of reusable fleece wipes worth £9.50 all together. EccoBots Fleece Nappy Wraps are new to the range of cloth nappies at the Natural Nursery. Fleece nappy wraps allow a greater airflow than plastic based wraps so are ideal for babies with sensitive skin or who are prone to nappy rash. They can be used during the day or night but it is important that your baby moves around whilst wearing a fleece wrap else ...
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The Natural Nursery Real Nappy Gallery

[flagallery gid=2 name="real_nappy_week_2011"] This is a gallery of the pictures parents sent in for the Natural Nursery Fluffy Friday Competition. As you can see real nappies are beautiful things! The 2 winners who get £25 to spend on cloth nappies at the Natural Nursery are Kayleigh Findlay-Peers and Kate Strickland who have been contacted! Congratulations Kayliegh and Kate and thank you to everyone who entered. Keep an eye on the Natural Nursery Blog for more Fluffy Friday giveaways and if you want to know more about cloth nappies visit the ...
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Oldham Council – Real Nappy Incentives

Oldham Council have a real nappy laundry service.  It costs a little over a £1 a day. Contact: Cotton Tails on 0124 437 4521 You can get a 1 month free trial with a nappy laundry service or a free 2-week trial using a home laundry kit. If you decide to buy real nappies you can apply for a £30 voucher to help with the cost. Nappy trial application form (PDF 98Kb) If you are interested in learning more about reusable nappies please visit www.naturalnursery.co.uk ...
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Highland Real Nappy Project Bargains!

Real Nappy Starter Packs available now! Real Nappy Starter Packs with a retail value of over £70 are currently available to Highland Council residents for only  £15 (£5 for famiies using Healthy Start vouchers). Each pack contains a range of easy to use, modern washable nappies and everything else you need to try real nappies for your own baby. The pack – which takes the form of a handy nappy bucket – includes six different types of nappy and two different nappy covers, plus liners and accessories. Full instructions and information ...
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Free Real Nappy Information Pack from Surrey Waste Partnership

If you are new to Real Nappies, you might want to start by applying for a  free information pack.  Containing a DVD and Real Nappy Guide, the information pack provides the perfect introduction to Real Nappies. If you are pretty sure that you want to use Real Nappies but would like to give them a go before you spend any money, you can borrow a trial kit completely free of charge.  A trial kit allows you to try a range of Real Nappies so that you can decide which type ...
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Luton Borough Council Cash-Back Cloth Nappy Incentive

Expectant or new parents can apply for a ‘cash back’ sum of £40 against the purchase of real nappies, and covers from any company, or subscribe to a nappy laundering service subject to proof of purchase, i.e., till receipts. The minimum spend on real nappies before qualification for the ‘cash back’ is £50. www.luton.gov.uk/internet/Environment/Rubbish_waste_and_recycling/Real%20Nappies For more advice about cloth nappies please visit the Natural Nursery ...
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Northumberland Cloth Nappy Incentives

Northumberland County Council runs a very attractive incentive scheme to reward and encourage families to 'give real nappies a go'. You can get a free starter pack of Real Nappies which includes 12 pre-fold nappies, 3 wraps and a roll of liners. £30 cash back or £30 towards the cost of a Nappy Laundry Service. By using real nappies you can save money, (£600+ for your first baby, more for subsequent), you can cover your babies' bottom with a lovely soft and fluffy alternative to a disposable nappy and you ...
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Win £25 to spend on Reusable Nappies at the Natural Nursery (ends 22nd May 2011)

The Natural Nursery has a fantastic Fluffy Friday competition to celebrate Real Nappy Week 2011. We are asking you to show us how fabulous  cloth nappies look by emailing us photos. The theme of Real Nappy Week this year is 'share the secret' and the idea is to get people who already use real nappies to tell everyone how wonderful they are. We'd like to show everyone how beautiful they look too! To enter: send your favorite photo of your little one  (or ones) wearing a cloth nappy to lisa@naturalnursery.co.uk ...
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Darlington Real Nappy Incentive Scheme

Darlington Borough Council is offering an incentive to parents who choose to use real nappies. The incentive scheme will offer £25 cash back to residents who register. Applicants must be a Darlington resident (proof of residence should be provided - a council tax or utilities bill), be able to provide a receipt for purchase of a pack of real nappies (cash back is available on purchases of over £50 on real nappies) and provide a photocopy of the child's birth certificate when applying. Real Nappy Incentive Scheme Claim Form[word document] ...
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FREE 8 Page Guide to Cloth Nappies

Would you like to start using washable nappies but are confused by all those new terms? Are you unsure what you actually need or how to wash nappies? Our FREE 8 page Nappy Guide will help you answer your questions and get you started. Just pop over to http://www.naturalnursery.co.uk/cloth-nappies/guide-to-reusable-nappies.html to order your free copy today! ...
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Whitby Real Nappy Event 20th May 2011

Nappy roadshow visits Whitby Published on Tuesday 10 May 2011 10:52 PARENTS can find out about the benefits of using cloth nappies at a roadshow in Whitby next Friday (20 May). Scarborough Borough Council and real nappy guru Jody Smith will be showing parents how switching to cloth nappies can save them some money and help the environment to celebrate Real Nappy Week which runs from 16 to 20 May. The roadshow will be visiting New Quay Road on Friday 20 May from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Donna Gaddass, recycling education ...
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Wyre and Worcester celebrate Real Nappy Week May 21st 2011

Wyre Forest council hoping for a nappy ending 12:10pm Tuesday 10th May 2011 To celebrate Real Nappy Week, Wyre Forest District Council, together with Worcestershire County Council and Honeybee’s Natural Nursery Store, is hosting a Free Real Nappy Picnic and Family Fun Day. The event takes place at Worcester Woods Country Park, Worcester on Saturday, May 21, from 11am to 1pm. Real Nappy Week runs from next Monday until May 21. Parents and parents-to-be can find out all they need to know about real nappies. The event starts with the ...
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Suffolk Real Nappy Network Trial Kits to Hire

Suffolk Real Nappy Network have Trial Kits of cloth nappies so you can try before you buy.  This is an excellent way to try out a selection of cloth nappies before making a financial commitment. The kits are professionally laundered after each loan. They have the following kits available for hire: 8-18lb (0-6 months approx) 18-35lb (6 months to toilet training) Each Kit contains an assortment of nappies and wraps. This service is available to members of the Nappy Network. Anyone can become a member, just £12.99 a year. Hire ...
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Confused about Cloth Nappies? The Natural Nursery can help

The Natural Nursery has an easy to use guide showing the different types of cloth nappies. The table has pictures and links to flat nappies, shaped nappies and pocket nappies and marks out of 5 for value for money, containment, ease of use and speed of drying. Check out the guide to cloth nappy types here. The Natural Nursery has lots of advice about cloth nappies and a wonderful range of colourful and practical real nappies in the shop ...
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Cheshire West and Chester Real Nappy Incentives

To give Cheshire West and Chester parents the opportunity to try reusable nappies, they are able to offer either - One Month's Free Nappy Laundering Service (worth £45) or Up to £25 Cashback on reusable nappy purchases (half of the amount spent, up to a maximum of £25) Download a Real Nappy Incentive Scheme Application Form (PDF, 44KB) or request a Real Nappy Incentive Scheme Application Form online Request an "Introduction to Reusable Nappies" DVD online. http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/waste_and_recycling/reducing_your_waste/real_nappies.aspx Visit the Natural Nursery for more information and advice about cloth nappies ...
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Northamptonshire County Council Cloth Nappy Incentive Scheme

Claim £25 back! For every purchase made of real cotton nappies exceeding £60 from any retailer or online store, eco-friendly parents can claim £25 back*! If you already have a child in washable nappies and you have signed up to a nappy laundry service you can also claim £25**. * Offer of £25 cashback applies to either an order totalling £60.00 or more on washable nappies (excluding accessories, eg nappy buckets) OR ** an application to join a nappy laundry service. www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/en/councilservices/Environ/waste/campaigns/Pages/Nappycashback.aspx Visit the Natural Nursery for loads of advice ...
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Gen-Y Classic Nappy Wrap Review from The Natural Nursery

One of our lovely customers has just sent in this review of the Gen-Y Classic Nappy Wrap. Marks: 9/10.  Tested on O, 13 months 23lbs My first impressions of this wrap were how funky it looked, the free range pattern consists of multicoloured chicken, I thought it was fab and quickly became one of my favourite looking wraps! We have used this wrap almost every day for the past 10days over Totsbots Bamboozles Stretch and Classic, and it quickly became the one I would reach for first. Like a lot ...
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Exeter Cloth Nappy Record Attempt in the News

The Natural Nursery came up with the great idea to join in the the cloth nappy record event in Exeter.  The idea is to get as many people changing their babies cloth nappies all at the same time accross the world. It was set up in America originally as the Great Cloth Diaper Change. Results are still coming in and we will let you know how the UK did when they are submitted to Guinness World Records. Local mum Emma played a big part in setting up the even and ...
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Exeter Cloth Nappy Demo

We had a lovely day in Heavitree, Exeter yesterday, enjoying the sun and the festive wedding atmosphere and talking to lots of parents and parents-to-be about reusable nappies. I love getting out to these sorts of events - people can be so surprised to see what modern cloth nappies look like and just how easy they are to use. Our next event will be Wednesday, 11th May at the Mint Methodist Church, where you can see a range of washable nappies and baby slings, from 10.30 to 12.30 and chat ...
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Exeter Cloth Nappy Events

Do you want to start using washable nappies but don't know where to begin? Do you live in Exeter (or even if you are just visiting)? If so, why not pop along to one of our Real Nappy and Sling events? Cloth nappy users will be on hand to talk to you about how to get started, you can pick up lots of information and tips and find out how you can borrow a FREE nappy kit for a month via the Devon Real Nappy Project. Our next events: Friday 29th April 2011 ...
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Leeds Real Nappy Incentive – Cash Back or Trial Pack

Leeds City Council has run a real nappy incentive scheme for a number of years to encourage and support families in Leeds who want to save some money and the environment. Since the scheme started the families have saved nearly 700 tonnes of landfill waste. Parents can either get a free trial pack or £30 cash back when they spend £50 on real nappies. Trial packs These are a good way to try the system, especially if it’s your first baby or if you don’t know much about the real ...
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Try Reusable Nappies for Free in North Somerset

North Somerset Council, in partnership with The North Somerset Nappy Alliance, offer free nappy hire kits to any parents or parents-to-be in North Somerset that would like to try real nappies. The kits contain a range of nappies that have been chosen by local sellers as being the best on the market. You can hire a kit for free for two weeks, all we ask is that you provide them with a cheque for £100 as a deposit. This cheque will not be cashed, and will be returned to you when ...
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Nappi Nippa Customer Review

Nappi Nippas are clever little things that hold your cloth nappies in place without stabbing you or your baby. We have just received this review of our 3 pack of Nappi Nippas: Brilliant product - recommended! I bought these because I was worried about accidentally hurting baby with nappy pins... I was sceptical as to whether they'd work or not. However, they really are great.  They have clever little grippers with are sharp enough to grab the fabric but not so pointy or big that they would ever hurt the baby ...
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Bristol City Council Real Nappy Incentive Scheme

Bristol City Council has  an incentive scheme which offers £30 off the initial cost of buying reusable nappies for your baby. To receive this great discount you must: You must be a resident of Bristol Make only one application per child Your baby must be less than 12 months old when purchasing You must spend £50 or more in a single transaction You must send a copy of your MAT B1 or baby's birth certificate with your application form. Use your voucher with one of the retailers signed up to ...
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Swim Nappies From Zoggs

The warmer weather always makes me want to start swimming again but disposable swim nappies are so expensive. It makes sense to invest in a reusable swim nappy, one that will last from around 3 months all the way to 2 years. For little more than the price of a pack of 10 throw away swim pants, you can buy a practical and easy to use washable swim nappy. Zoggs Swimming Nappies: Are one sized, so you get excellent value for money Ideal for swimming lessons for family trips to ...
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GEN-Y Reusable Nappy Wraps

Summer is on its way so what better time to invest in some funky new real nappy wraps to show off to the world? And they don't come much more stylish that these gorgeous GEN-Y nappy covers from The Natural Nursery. Available in a range of stunning designs, these washable nappy covers are sure to brighten up any day. Pictured here is Free Range, a unisex design of colourful chickens on a brown background.  And the best bit - the way the fabric has been cut means that crawling bottoms show the design ...
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Dacorum Borough Council – Real Nappy Incentive

Dacorum Borough Council, in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council, would like to thank our residents who avoid the mountain of waste created by using disposable nappies. If you buy your own re-useable nappies or join a nappy laundering scheme we will reimburse you up to £50 towards the cost. You can find out how to apply on the Dacorum BC website - http://www.dacorum.gov.uk/default.aspx@page=1745.html If you buy your natural nappies from The Natural Nursery, we will be happy to provide you with the paperwork you will need to make your claim ...
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High Cost of Disposable Nappies Leads to Health Risks?

This is a US report but the rising living costs here must be leading to similar hard decsions to be made by parents - http://manhattan.ny1.com/content/ny1_living/health/136289/high-cost-of-diapers-forces-some-parents-into-risky-practices?r=8793973370 "A recent study shows one in three mothers across the country have to cut back on regular household necessities to cover the cost of diapers." "And there is an obvious medical impact. Two of the most common health problems resulting from not changing dirty diapers: diaper rash and fussy babies." Switching to reusable nappies could help to cut the weekly shopping bill as well as ...
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Washable nappies could save Londoners millions and use less carbon

Washable nappies could save Londoners millions and use less carbon, says the Community Recycling Network UK. London households 'waste' around £20million a year throwing away tonnes of disposable nappies, according to research. Real Nappies for London (RNfL) thinks this is a waste of money when there is a zero waste alternative of washable nappies. Reusable nappies can also have a 40% less global warming impact than disposables if washed and dried in an eco-friendly way. To draw attention to this issue during Climate Week toddlers will be strutting their stuff ...
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FREE UK Post on Real Nappies

We love real nappies, and we want you to love them too.  So to make it even easier for you to start (or add to) your collection, we have taken the UK postage charge off our full priced washable nappies. That means you can buy Wonderoo Pocket Nappies, Flip Nappies, bumGenius Nappies and the award-winning Mother-ease nappies. You will may still be charged a postage fee if you buy other products but you will still receive FREE UK First Class post when your order reaches £50 ...
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Exeter – Great Cloth Diaper Change Record Attempt

We are hoping to join in with this record attempt but as I don't have one in nappies atm I need some help! For those who don't know about it, it is big PR exercise carried out mostly in USA but all around the world, with about 10 locations in the UK and I would love for there to be one down here in the South West. Basically, you just turn up at the allocated time, change a cloth nappy and hopefully break the world record and get some publicity ...
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Customer Product Review – Organic Cotton Washable Baby Wipes

Organic Cotton Washable Baby Wipes These are brilliant.  Much easier to use than cotton wool or disposable wipes, nice & soft & a good size.  Easy to put in the wash with the nappies & wash up well.  Wish I had bought more than one pack though! A.B, March 2011 ...
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Free UK Post on Real Nappies

We are gearing up for Real Nappy Week here at The Natural Nursery, and in anticipation, we are offering selected washable nappies with no postage charge (UK only). This means that you can stock up on great priced reusable nappies without paying a postage charge. Cloth nappies included in this offer include Wonderoo, Flip nappies, bumGenius and Mother-ease. Please note, if you also buy products that are not included in this special offer, you will need to pay the postage charge for those other items ...
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Customer Product Review – Wonderoos V2 Pocket Nappy

Wonderoos V2 Pocket Nappy When I received these nappies, I could not believe just how soft they are. I am totally new to cloth nappies and found these so easy to use. My daughter is a small 1 year old and these fit her perfectly. We did initially have a few leaks but that was down to not having the height of the nappy adjusted properly.  They also dry surprisingly quickly, as do the microfiber inserts, but the bamboo booster does take quite a bit longer to dry. I have ...
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Wonderoo Pocket Nappy – Product Review

The Wonderoo Pocket Nappy was kindly tested for us by one of our panel of parent product testers, Claire and her 14 week old baby. Here's what Claire had to say: Everything about the Wonderoo nappy is soft and squishy - the Minky wrap, the bamboo and microterry inserts, right down to the elastic around the legs.  That alone made me love this nappy from the start. As Cecilie is only 14 weeks old, and not the chunkiest of babies, I have found that so many of the pocket nappies ...
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Customer Product Review – Flip Stay Dry Day Pack

Flip Stay Dry Day Pack The flip nappy is brilliant! The seperate wrapper and insert both wash really well and dry overnight. Flips have converted me to reusable nappies. Very highly recommended. S, Feb ...
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Review of Flip Washable Nappy System

Review of Flip Reusable Nappy Carried out by SC, a committed user of natural fibre nappies, on her 2 month old baby. Thank you for the nappy, we'll definitely keep on using it. For my first baby I spent what amounted to weeks searching for the most environmentally sound, locally-produced, sustainably-grown fabric nappies I could find, so I hadn't ever considered buying a nappy like this which is made from man-made polyester and nylon. For this trial on my second son I was therefore a bit wary of using such ...
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Flip Nappy – Product Review

Flip Washable Nappy with Stay Dry insert, tested by Fern and her beautiful baby girl pictured here wearing her Flip Nappy. Fern says: First impressions were that the flip nappy was so small and light. I couldn't grasp how something so slim fitting could keep everything contained, but it managed it! Due to teething and a tummy bug my little girl really did put these nappies to the test too! The stay dry inserts were absorbent, and quick to dry. The wrap and inserts were very compact meaning a nappy ...
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Customer Product Review – Flip Stay Dry Trial Nappy Pack

Flip Stay Dry Trial Nappy Pack Great nappy. Easy on and off. Fits great with the range of popper fasteners and had no leaks. Not bulky and looks adorable. Would definitely recommend. L, Feb 2011 ...
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Customer Product Review – Itti Bitti D’lish Snap In One Nappy and Booster Set

Itti Bitti D'lish Snap In One Nappy and Booster Set We love Itti Bitti nappies in our house!!  These are by far the trimmest cloth nappies on the market. They have a clever snap in set of soakers that dry fairly quickly and the outside can be reused if you have spare sets of soakers! These look great too! You just cant help but stroke the lovely minkee outer! These are also my partners favourite nappy... he ALWAYS reaches for them first! S, Feb 2011 ...
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Cloth Nappy Slogan Competition

This competition is being run by the lovely people over at Lactivist.net - they are looking for a snappy new slogan to go on pro-real nappy cloth bags. So, can you think of a slogan that sums up the benefits of cloth nappies and makes people smile? If so, pop over to lactivist.net and get commenting! ...
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Disposable Nappies Early Day Motion

We know how important it is to get more families using washable nappies (even part-time) if as a country we are to meet our targets for reduction in waste and landfill. Now you have the chance to encourage your local MP to take reusable nappies seriously - an Early Day Motion (EDM) has been tabled by MP Austin Mitchell. An EDM is an opportunity to gather support from other MPS and generally make them aware of an issue.   You can read the EDM at http://edmi.parliament.uk/EDMi/EDMDetails.aspx?EDMID=42181&SESSION=905 Please take a few minutes ...
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No-nonsense introduction to cloth nappies

Norfolk County Council has published a simple guide to cloth nappies - Norfolk Guide. The guide talks about the different types of reusable nappies, how to wash them, how many you need and provides links to guides on how to fold terry nappies and why you should consider using washable nappies. Although terribly detailed, it has clear answers to many of the common questions asked by parents new to real nappies and is a great place to start your research. You can find other information on cloth nappies on The ...
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Washing your Flip Nappies

Want to know how to keep your yummy Flip nappies looking their best and keep their amazing absorbency and containment? Take a look at our Flip Nappy washing guide for some handy hints. Remember, Flip Nappies are so simple to use and care for, even Dads and nurseries are happy to use them ...
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Save £12 per Week by Switching to Washable Nappies

So, just how much could switching to reusable nappies save your family?  I actually sat down and worked it out in January 2011 and even I was amazed – it could be as much as £12 per week! The cost of disposables I looked at one of the larger chemists at their branded nappy range and, based on a size 4 nappy, was shocked to find out that the average disposable nappy costs over 20p. Working on an average of 8 nappy changes a day over 30 months, that works ...
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Wool Wraps for Cloth Nappies – Customer Review

I love wool wraps for cloth nappies - they are just so comfortable for the baby to wear and they look so sweet too. I used wool wraps with my daughter and found them very easy to use - a little more faff than just bunging them in the washing machine but not very difficult at all and so worth it. And it seems as if our customers agree too: "These are fabulously stretchy and cosy wool pants that keep my little one cosy and dry. They improve with each wash ...
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disana Organic Cotton Nappies – customer review

One of our lovely customers has left this amazing review for the disana tie-on nappies - sounds like she really likes them! I've got 5 different types of cotton nappies at home for my 9 month old twins and I must say that these nappies are the best! Never leaked, much easier to put on wriggly babies than nappies with nappi nippas (they are very sharp!), certainly less bulky and perefct for night-time use too. Any booster can be used with them and as many as you like, and they're ...
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Customer Review – Mother-Ease booster Bamboo

We love getting feed back on the products we sell and here's another great customer review of Motherease booster bamboo: I have a 24 month old daughter, and we have only switched to cloth nappies very recently. Our reason for switching, alongside the obvious environmental ones was her nappy rash. We were loaned some nappies by a friend, and quickly chose the pockets nappies as the easiest and most effective ones for us.  Alongside the nappies, we were loaned various boosters and inserts, and loved the Mother-Ease bamboo booster so much, ...
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Customer Review – Tots Bots Cotton Nappy

We have a another lovely customer review that we would like to share with you for Tots Bots Cotton Nappies: These are the staple nappy in my stash. They are consistently reliable, (I have never had a leak with these and a Motherease wrap even despite my boy’s several a day breastfed poos!), well fitting, absorbent and a reasonable price. They are cute too, giving him a bit of ‘fairy baby’ bum whilst still being one of his fairly trim nappies. I started with just a couple of these amongst ...
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Customer Review – Totsbots Bamboozle Size 2

Here is another one of the great product reviews that we have had for Tots Bots Bamboozle (Size 2): Well what can I say? These are great fitting and really easy to use. You fold the insert bit (front for boys, or the middle for girls) and pop it on, its aplix fastening so dead easy for Dads, Grandparents and friends to use! Once it’s on you need a waterproof PUL, Fleece or Wool cover. We use Wool/Fleece over our cloth nappies as they let the nappy 'breathe' so it ...
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Nappy Wraps – Air Flow from Motherease now in stock

Waterproof nappy covers are an essential component of a 2-part nappy system.  Personally, I have always preferred hook and loop or Velcro fastening nappy wraps but we have had lots of customers request popper fastenings. As a result, we have taken delivery of a big box full of Mother-ease Airflow nappy wraps, in all sizes, in white and the lovely eco-theme patterns. Air flow wraps are part of the multi-award winning range of real nappies from Motherease and they will work with Mother Ease onesize nappies, Sandys etc as well as ...
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Reusable Nappies on Cover of Sunday Observer Magazine

Did anyone else spot the lovely picture of beautiful crawling babies all sporting yummy washable nappies on the cover of the Observer Magazine this weekend?  It was actually to feature a story about sperm donation but it was still wonderful to see such a high profile cover with cloth nappies. The story - http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/jun/27/jennie-withers-co-parents-fertility Sorry, I can't find the cover online so here is a slightly random image of the disana knitted nappy for you instead ...
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Customer Review – Wonderoo’s

This is a great customer review of Wonderoos: I LOVE my wonderoos, they were the first cloth nappies I ever had and I'm so glad that I chose them because they are so simple and easy to use. I brought the 15 piece starter set and loved the reusable baby wipes that I got in the pack as I had never heard of them before but they work so well with washable nappies. I recommend them to everyone I know and love to see the rainbow of colours on my ...
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Customer Review – Motherease Rikki Wrap

This is a lovely customer review for the Motherease Rikki Wrap: When I started using cloth with my eldest daughter I wanted a nappy wrap that would be reliable for both day and night. I also wanted one that would go over a variety of nappies. I tried the motherease Rikki Wrap and its the one brand we are still using 5 years later. Whilst we have had other prettier wraps they have not matched up in term of fit and reliability. It's my workhorse wrap, I know that it will not ...
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Reusable Nappy Sale

The sun is finally shining, making it great cloth nappy drying weather.  Drying your nappies on the line will not only save energy but help to keep them white too as the sun will bleach out any stains. To celebrate the sun and to make the transition to using real nappies easier for you, we have put lots into our early summer sale. You could save an amazing £81.00 on the Totsbots All in One / Easyfit Fluffle multi-pack of 20 nappies. Other reductions include savings of up to 50% ...
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Customer Review – Itti Bitti Nappy

Some of our lovely customer and others have been giving us feedback on our products and we thought we would share this review of the Itti Bitti reusable nappy with you: I love my itti bitti nappies! The first thing I love about them is the velour outer and the pretty colours. They don't look like nappies, more like plush pants and they are sooo soft and pattable. Really pretty on their own with a pair of babylegs! They are low rise and won't stop your baby from bending, and ...
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More Press for The Natural Nursery

So happy this weekend, not only was it a wonderful Mothering Sunday, the sun was shining and the chickens back to laying eggs, but we had the lovely Wonderoo Cloth Nappies featured in Green Parent Magazine! We are not surprised that Green Parent chose to feature the Wonderoos - they are great nappies, come in fantastic colours and are a very easy to use pocket nappy ...
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Washing your wonderoos reusable nappies in 6 easy steps

Washing the Wonderoos reusable nappies is super easy. Remove the Wonderoos and put it to one side. Clean your baby and put a fresh nappy on. If the reusable nappy is soiled, hold it (waterproof side up) over the toilet and stretch the fleece. Most of the solids will drop into the toilet. If need be, hold the nappy by one corner tightly and flush the toilet to remove the rest of the solids. Shake the insert out of the reusable nappy and into your nappy bucket. Then drop in ...
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Wondering about leaks with the Wonderoos reusable nappies?

Wonderoos are reliable reusable nappies for babies of different ages and shapes. Here are few things to consider if leaks do occur. If the leak happens shortly after the nappy change, the issue is most likely due to the fit. Run your finder around the leg opening of the Wonderoos reusable nappies. It should be snug but not too tight. You may need to change the size setting to the next size up. If the leaks occurs after a couple of hours it is likely to be due to not ...
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Using your baby Wonderoos reusable nappies

Once you have adjusted the Wonderoos reusable nappy size to fit your child the best, it's time to add the nappy insert. The nappy insert is the absorbent part of the nappy. It is sandwiched between a fleece layer which draws the moisture away from your baby's skin and a waterproof layer. The Wonderoos are sold with a special insert, the Wonder-full birth-to-potty inserts. They are especially designed to fit this pocket nappy, maximise absorbency while avoiding the bulky nappy effect. When you have adjusted the nappy height to the ...
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Adjusting the size of your Wonderoos reusable nappies

The Wonderoos nappies are made to suit most babies from birth to toddler (approx. 8-35lb / 3.6-15.9kg). They come with two rows of poppers so that the nappy can be adjusted in width and height to suit your baby growth. Once you have bought your nappies and washed them once, the next thing to do is adjust the size of the nappy to suit your baby. Adjusting your Wonderoos nappies to fit your baby is very simple by following these simple steps You will see on the front of the ...
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Using the Wonderoos pocket reusable nappies in 5 questions

Q: How many Wonderoos reusable nappies do I need? We recommend buying a set of reusable nappies between 15-20, depending on how often you wash them. The less cloth nappies you buy the more often you will need to wash them. To use the Wonderoos nappies full time, we recommend around 18 Wonderoos nappies. At Natural Nursery, they are sold with boosters so you don't need to worry about that. Q: What else do I need? A: The fleece chosen for the Wonderoos nappies will let you slide the poo ...
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New! Wonderoos pocket reusable nappies, super easy to use!

You will love these new Wonderoos pocket reusable nappies! Pocket nappies are easy to use, easy to wash, easy to change, and these ones come with an added benefit: they are one-size. For most children, you will be able to use the same set of reusable nappies from birth to toddler 8lb - 35lb (3.5Kg – 16Kg). If you have two children in nappies at the same time, you can also use the same set of nappies, making everyone's life even easier! So why use Wonderoos reusable nappies? Birth to ...
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Pocket nappies: real nappies, really easy

In our quick guide to the real nappy world, we briefly mentioned pocket nappies. Here is in more detail what they're all about. A pocket nappy is just what it says: a pocket. The pocket is shaped like a disposable nappy and composed of a fleece layer and a waterproof layer. The fleece layer is usually ultra soft fleece fabric. It is designed to draw the moisture away from your baby's skin, keeping it dry. This reduces the risk of irritation, especially for babies with sensitive skin. Poo doesn't attach ...
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Reusable nappies don’t have to cost the earth, terry nappies…

Many parents are concerned that reusable nappies require a big upfront investment. You know you will save money in the long run (at least £600 for a first child, more for a second child according to the research) but starting off isn't always easy. To help you get started, we thought we would highlight some cloth nappy bargains and great starting up options: Terry nappies are simple to use, suit children of various morphologies, easy to wash and dry. A good option for newborn and young babies, perfect if you ...
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A reusable organic nappy for £2.25. Really?

Did you ever think it was possible to find a reusable ORGANIC nappy for £2.25? They're even cheaper if you buy them by pack of 5, pretty much the price of a standard reusable nappy. More ways Disana tie on organic nappy will save you money: The soft fabric adjusts easily for babies of different sizes and shapes, slim or chubby legs alike, ideal if you're planning to use the nappies for younger siblings. It is one size from birth to potty so you can use the same nappies for ...
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Reusable nappy: how many should I buy?

You've decided that wearing a reusable nappy will be better for your baby. Congratulations on your choice. Now comes the next question, how many cloth nappies do I need to buy? There is no hard and fast rule, the answer will depend on a few factors: How old is your baby? Newborns need to be changed 8 to10 times a day so choosing quick washing nappies like terry or muslin nappies will save you time and money. Breastfed babies can be prone to liquid poo so you might want to ...
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A simple guide to the real nappy world

This simple guide to the real nappy will help choose the best real nappy for your baby. You might prefer to buy all the same nappies or mix and match. Flat nappies, also called terry nappies. Made of a square of cotton terry towelling. They are affordable, easy to wash, quick to dry and durable. Flat nappies are versatile: the small terry nappies can be used as booster for toddlers and the large ones can be used as hand towels. They require a bit more practice for folding. Use a ...
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Motherease nappies: quality, convenience and durability

When it comes to nappies, quality is essential. You want to be able to use, wash, dry the nappies day in and day out for years on. They can be used with a first child, then passed on to a younger sibling or sold on. Motherease nappies fit the bill: quality, convenience and durability. The Motherease nappies are among the most popular nappies, and rightly so. You will need a nappy and an outer waterproof wrap, both available from Motherease. Advantages of the Mother ease nappies: One size from birth ...
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Washing cloth nappies in 5 easy steps

People say that using cloth nappies is cumbersome and takes time. That might have been true for the generation of our grand parents but cloth nappies have come a long way since then. Over the last ten years, cloth nappies companies – most of them founded by mothers – have set out to design nappies that were washable AND easy to use. Washing cloth nappies is easy and doesn't take more than a couple of minutes. Follow our simple 5 steps to washing cloth nappies: Pop the poo in the ...
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5 questions to choose reusable nappies

With so many reusable nappies to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which ones to buy for your baby. To decide which reusable nappies will suit your baby most, you need to think about how your will be using them. Answering these simple five questions will help you get started. About your baby: Are you buying the cloth nappies while you're pregnant? Are you planning to use them from birth? If not, how old is your baby? Is your baby chubby or slim? Is your child a heavy ...
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Reusable nappies are now just as easy as a disposable nappies!

For a long time, all-in-one reusable nappies weren't a convenient option: they were bulky, awkward to use and would take forever to dry. Years of product development - Yes can you believe it, there is such a thing as research in reusable nappies! We've moved a long way from my little brother's plastic wraps and that's thanks to the people in the real nappy business working hard to make our life easier and our babies' bottoms more comfortable. Years of research have led to the development of new material, like ...
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Choosing real nappies for your baby

When it comes to reusable nappies (and pretty much every subject since you became a parent!), everyone will try to convince you that their favourite system is THE best nappy system. I don't believe that there is One best nappy system. The best one for you is the one that suits you (and your child, obviously). Everyone has different criteria: ease of use, drying time, birth to potty or sized, fastening system, choice of fabric, baby shape, size, price, resale value and let's not forget the all-important poo containment issue ...
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Stop Nappy Rash!

Use washable nappies! The Amerian Medical Association has published a research paper showing that the incidence of nappy rash in babies is significantly reduced in babies wearing cloth nappies. The research shows that 54% of babies in reusable nappies are afflicted by nappy rash but only 18% of babies in cloth suffer. Another good reason to make the switch to cloth nappies ...
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