Part 4: Why on earth would we do this? – Guest blog

A good question. On the face of it, cloth nappies seem like more work, and disposables are so convenient. Aren’t they? Yes and no. Disposables are less bulky, easier to find and more mainstream. But they’re also stuffed full of chemicals to make baby feel dry and that...

Part 3: How did people react? – Guest post

Having plunged into the world of cloth nappies armed with little more than a (nappy) bucket full of enthusiasm and the words of a couple of wise mums ringing in my ears, I encountered a few challenges and differing opinions.My husband wanted me to try the nappies out...

Part 2: What happened next? – guest blog

So what happened next? Strangely, the world did not end. I used the nappies on my baby. I washed the nappies. I dried the nappies. This was in autumn/winter when drying outside was not really possible so we were restricted to clothes horses in front of a radiator. The...

My washable nappy journey – Guest Post

Helen, mum to William aged 8 monthsOver the next five days of Real Nappy Week I’ll be writing a series of blog posts to try and give an insight about my journey with real nappies so far. I’m very happy to try and answer questions that anyone may have, but I’m learning...