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BumGenius 'Patch' Limited Edition Print Nappies Available

Added on 22 May 2015 in BumGenius, New arrivals   |   0 comments

  Bumgenius' latest limited edition print 'Patch' has now landed in Australia, and we have stock available in 4.0 Pocket nappies, Freetime All-in-One nappies, and organic Elemental AIO nappies ready to post now. Patch is a gorgeous butterfly print. As with all of Bumgenius' 'Genius' prints, this one is named for an exceptional character. When she was a child, Edith Patch won a contest for an essay on monarch butterflies. Passionate about bugs and ecology, Patch tried to get a job in ent... READ MORE

Snapping down the rise of a OSFM nappy: up or down?

Added on 20 May 2015 in General Info & Advice, GroVia   |   0 comments

You know that fold of fabric created when you snap down the front of a one size cloth nappy to adjust its size? Have you ever wondered whether there's a 'right' direction to fold it? Love this little video from GroVia  demonstrating that folding it up is generally better than down - it creates less bulk and a better fit across the thighs. And yes, this is the case for most nappies with an adjustable rise.  GroVia One Size Diapers - Rise Direction from GroVia on Vimeo.... READ MORE

Review of the Cheeky Wipes Kit

Added on 12 May 2015 in Cheeky Wipes, Cloth nappy accessories   |   0 comments

We love the Cheeky Wipes Kit here at Darlings Downunder. It's so cleverly designed (you can use it one handed!) and comes with everything you need for managing nappy changes when you're out and about as well as at home. There are imitations available, but none beat the quality and design features of the original. Here's a recent comprehensive review covering how to use it, real life cost savings and its effectiveness compared to disposable wipes. ... READ MORE

Change a nappy & change the world!

Added on 16 March 2015 in Darlings Downunder, Great Cloth Diaper Change   |   0 comments

When: 10am 18 April 2015 Where: Edinburgh Gardens Community Room, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy North Melbourne Register for Melbourne event: https://melbournegcdc2015.eventbrite.com.au Info about other Australian events here. Every day in Australia 5.6 million disposable nappies enter our landfills, and disposable nappies account for an average of one third of household rubbish for a family with one child under 2 years. The financial cost for families is also considerable. A child uses up to 6,0... READ MORE

Thank you, too

Added on 12 March 2015 in Darlings Downunder   |   0 comments

In this cloth nappy business of ours we not only get to see our own babies grow up, but our customers' babies too. Over the years the names become familiar... From the emails asking for advice, and the prefolds and newborn nappies bought when a mum was expecting... ...through to the purchase of starter and bulk packs of One Size nappies as she worked out which nappy she liked best... ...to asking questions about night options and heavy wetters... ...all the way through to reusable training p... READ MORE

Mukti Organic Prefolds - A Very Special Project

Added on 28 February 2015 in Darlings Downunder, Ethical manufacture, Nappy charity, Traditional Flat & Prefold Cloth Nappies   |   0 comments

‘Mukti’ (pronounced 'mook-ti') in the Marathi language of India means freedom, liberation and salvation. For 120 years, Mukti Mission has been providing homes and care for women and children in India who have been abused, neglected, abandoned or oppressed. Started by Pandita Ramabai, one of India's most influential reformers and a woman passionately concerned with the freedom and welfare of her countrywomen, Mukti Mission today continues to provide hope and a future for hundreds of de... READ MORE

MCN Reviews Hunt - Start Here!

Added on 03 February 2015 in Darlings Downunder, Giveaways & competitions   |   0 comments

Are you a member of the MCN Reviews Facebook Group? If so, are you in for some fun over the next couple of weeks with the MCN Reviews HUNT! If you're not a member, request to join here. This Hunt runs from 3 to 12 February 2015. Over 30 cloth nappy businesses have joined forces with MCN Reviews to offer some fun, giveaways and great prizes (including a Grand Prize of $500 to spend at a participating business!), and we are one of them. Once you've joined the MCN Reviews group and read the r... READ MORE

MCN Reviews Hunt Giveaway

Added on 02 February 2015 in Giveaways & competitions   |   122 comments

The MCN Reviews Facebook Group is hosting an online scavenger hunt, and we're taking part - along with 32 other cloth nappy businesses! Find information about the Hunt here (you'll have to join the Group). As part of the Hunt, we are running a little 24 hour giveaway on Tuesday 3 February, and one lucky person will receive a BumGenius 4.0 Onesize Nappy (your choice of colour and closure). To enter, just sign up to our newsletter (if you haven't already), then leave a comment below letting us... READ MORE