All About Cloth Nappies

My Journey into Cloth Nappies
January 17, 2020

My Journey into Cloth Nappies

This time 10 years ago, I was newly married with no children (yet). I always prided myself on being a good recycler, and my hatred of littering resulted in me stalking following fly-tippers many a time. I was involved in local clean up days where we gathered together and collected up every piece of litter we could find. But really my environmental awareness stopped there. Roll on 10 years

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How to Wash your Cloth Nappies - Simplified
January 14, 2020

How to Wash your Cloth Nappies - Simplified

grew up hearing all sorts of horror stories about washing traditional terry cloth nappies. Soaking, boiling, all sorts of laborious washing routines, and secret competitions with the neighbours about who had the whitest terry nappies hanging out on the line. The reality has proven to be quite different for me. One of the first things people will say about cloth nappies is usually along the lines of “oh I wouldn’t manage all that washing”. Well firstly, most of us in Ireland wash our clothes with a washing machine! The washing machine really does do all the work.

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Rumparooz reusable cloth nappy care bears
January 03, 2020

Reusable Cloth Nappies Versus Disposable

As a big fan of reusable cloth nappies and a cloth nappy retailer, I have been in many discussions about cloth nappies and their comparisons to disposable nappies. With disposable nappies lasting up to 500 years in landfill after just a single use, it is hard to see that there could be an argument against reusable cloth nappies. Frustratingly, many people refer to some of the incorrect claims made by a scientific assessment in 2001 and 2002 about this very topic.

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5 Reasons to Switch to Cloth Nappies
December 20, 2019

5 Reasons to Switch to Cloth Nappies

Why switch to cloth? Here are 5 good reasons!

  • Disposable nappies last 400-500 years. The planet has enough problems without nappies adding to the situation. It is estimated that about 400,000,000 to 500,000,000 disposable nappies go into landfill every year in Ireland

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Cloth Nappy Types
September 22, 2019

Cloth Nappy Types

Cloth nappies and the various styles can be a little overwhelming to someone that hasn't used them before. So this blog post is aiming to simplify that as much as possible. 
There are 3 main styles of nappy, essentially working the same, but each with their own set of Pros and Cons...

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How to fit your cloth nappy
August 27, 2019

How to fit your cloth nappy

There are so many different brands of nappy, it can be a little overwhelming for newcomers to figure out how to get a good fit. Really there are just a few key things to check for. I decided to compile a list of various nappy fit videos to hopefully make things a little easier for newcomers.

Here is a list of short videos from various brands showing their fit rcommendations...

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But what about the poo?
August 21, 2019

But what about the poo?

When talking about cloth nappies this is a question that comes up again and again.
*Warning* This blog post is going to be talking in depth about poo. If you are squeamish about this subject, please scroll on. If you have a young baby, don't worry you are well prepared for this conversation!

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