Getting started with cloth nappies – a beginner’s guide

Making the decision to use cloth nappies might feel a bit daunting at first. However, using cloth nappies isn’t difficult, it’s just different. Here’s everything you need to know about cloth nappies – how they work, how to look after them, and answers to some of the common questions that come up. How do cloth […]

Types of Cloth Nappy: Which One Should I Choose?

When you’re first getting started with cloth nappies, the range of different types can seem overwhelming. All-in-ones? Pocket? Flat? Fitted? Fear not — the ideal nappy for you, your baby, and your situation is out there. Read on for a run-down on different nappies, their advantages and disadvantages, and some tips on finding what works […]

So your nappies are stinky? Why and how to strip cloth nappies

Have your hitherto reliable nappies begun leaking unexpectedly, or coming out of the wash a bit stinky? While stripping your cloth nappies isn’t always the right solution, sometimes it might give your nappies a whole new lease of life. Read on to find out when you might need to strip your nappies, how to go […]

Gloucestershire Real Nappy Incentives

Gloucestershire County Council are leading the way to a real nappy revolution with their real nappy talks and purchase incentives from two major cloth nappy retailers. The Gloucestershire real nappy discount pack can be purchased from Tots Bots or Close Parent, with both packs offering a selection of birth to potty nappies, a wet nappy […]

PayPal Payment Issues

On the 14th May PayPal limited the account that Used Nappies payments are processed through, which meants payments could not be made on the website. Despite providing the evidence to PayPal that they requested (photo ID, proof of address) they are yet to take the restrictions off the account. I’ve spoken to them (again) on […]

8 reasons to choose cloth nappies

Cloth nappies are awesome and loved by many. Here are some of our reasons for choosing reusable cloth nappies: 1. Save money in the long term Although for some, the initial investment in cloth nappies can seem expensive or a lot of money up front, the overall saving over the course of a child’s time […]

Real Nappy Week 2016

This year sees the 20th anniversary of Real Nappy Week and there’s a whole host of celebrations to get involved in. Go Real are releasing a week of activities including the Cloth Nappy Awards. See their Real Nappy Week page for more information.

The new Used Nappies site is now live!

Hi, my name is Jem, but you might already know that if you’ve caught some of my updates on facebook or twitter this week. Phew – I can’t tell you what a journey this has been… about one week ago I finalised the site transfer process with Sarah so that I could take over Used […]