- You only need to buy one set of nappies, so this works out much cheaper than different sized shaped, pocket or all in one nappies. If you have more than one child in nappies then they can wear the same ones.
- They can be bulky on a newborn, although this does not affect the nappy’s performance and babies don’t seem to mind
- They may not fit larger toddlers well
Liners are available in two main types – paper and washable. They are placed inside a nappy and allow urine to soak through into the nappy but not pass back to baby’s skin. This allows easy removal/flushing of poo from soiled nappies. Washable fleece liners allow runny poo to absorb into the nappy avoiding potential leaks and can be washed along with nappies.
A shaped cloth pad used with nappy to add extra absorbency. This is ideal for temporary boosts such as night-time, car journeys and at times when wetting increases.
A lidded bucket is an ideal container to store dirty or wet nappies until you are ready to wash them.
A mesh drawstring bag (as seen in the bucket above) is great for transferring the dirty nappies from your nappy bucket into your machine. It means that you do not have to touch the nappies and, so long as you leave the drawstring open, the nappies fall out during the wash and come out clean.
Cloth wipes are a great alternative to cotton wool or baby wipes. Just wash the cloth wipes along with the nappies and re-use time and time again.
Nappi Nippas are ideal for fixing terry or muslin squares in place. They have three stretchy ‘arms’ which hold the wings and crotch of the terry square together, pulling it snugly around the baby.
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