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Ammonia and cloth nappies

Ammonia in nappies causes redness, burns, discomfort and pain. It will also degrade nappy fabrics such as bamboo, hemp, cotton.

Adding absorbency to cloth nappies

If more absorbency is needed, here are some options. Cotton flats, prefolds, muslin cloth, trifolds, tea towels, face washes. These are cheap, easy to wash and dry quickly. Bamboo or hemp inserts and trifolds, these absorb a lot. Microfiber inserts. These are like sponges, liquid will absorb but it will start seeping out once compressed. Microfiber … Continue reading Adding absorbency to cloth nappies

Cloth nappies on a budget

Overview There are two main reasons why people choose to use cloth; for environmental or economic factors. Using cloth nappies can save families thousands of dollars. These savings can go towards living expenses, a holiday or a special purchase. For one child, if the alternative was using average costing disposables, a family would save between $2500-$1300. For … Continue reading Cloth nappies on a budget