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'Panadol' staining and cloth nappies

Added on 23 April 2014 in General Info & Advice, Washing & care of cloth nappies   |   0 comments

Have you ever discovered a dark grey/brownish 'tide mark' stain on your nappies or inserts? This is often called 'Panadol staining', but what causes it and how do you get rid of it? The stain is actually caused by sorbitol. Sorbitol occurs naturally in some foods, and is also added as a sweetener (where it is usually derived from corn syrup) to other foods and to medications like paracetamols and some teething gels and multivitamins. Sorbitol occurs naturally, in various amounts, in stone fruit... READ MORE

Earth Day - Cloth Nappy Social Media Flash Mob!

Added on 21 April 2014 in Darlings Downunder, Out & About   |   0 comments

April 22 is Earth Day and we're going to flashmob social media with lots of nappy photos! Take a photo - actually take LOTS of photos! - of cloth bums at your place today, and post them everywhere you can with the tags #earthday #clothnappies #mcn. Post on your own social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, blogs - whatever social media you use), and share with all your fave cloth nappy pages! Search those tags, and share, retweet, like and plus them. Apologise to your non... READ MORE

One Size Fits Most Nappies: Getting the fit right

Added on 10 April 2014 in General Info & Advice   |   0 comments

One Size Fits Most (OSFM or birth-to-potty) modern cloth nappies are really popular as they allow the one nappy to fit a child through all their growth stages. It is important to get the right fit for each stage, though. One thing to keep in mind is that how the nappy fits will change as your child grows.     Here's a great video from Dirty Diaper Laundry that runs through the getting the right fit with One Size nappies -- start at 3:18 for how the fit is different at each stage. ... READ MORE

New: Close Pop-In Newborn Nappy Pack

Added on 28 March 2014 in Close, New arrivals   |   0 comments

Have you seen the Close Pop-In Newborn Nappy Pack? Yep, it's a pint sized Pop-In nappy! It's still an All-in-2 style, but there are some other differences (apart from the size) that make this a great newborn nappy. - The inner of the shell of the Close Newborn Nappy can be wiped clean and reused easily - just replace the soaker. - A double sided soaker means you can choose which fabric you'd prefer against your baby's skin: 100% soya, known as vegetable cashmere and SO soft, or stay dry s... READ MORE

Bumboo Side Snap Nappy Covers Overstock Sale

Added on 20 March 2014 in Bumboo, Specials & Sales   |   0 comments

We love the Bumboo Side Snap Nappy covers here at Darlings Downunder, but we have WAY too many in stock! If you're after a high quality, super soft cloth nappy cover, grab one of these while they're at such a great price. RRP is $18 - we have them reduced to $12.95 (but only until our stock levels are under control!). The Bumboo Side Snap covers are great covers over fitted nappies, flats and prefolds. Made of 100% biodegradable waterproof PUL (and coloured using natural colour dyes), the... READ MORE

Pikapu One Size AIO Nappy Special - TODAY only!

Added on 14 March 2014 in pikapu, Specials & Sales   |   0 comments

  The pikapu One Size Pocket Nappy is a great nappy to introduce someone to the world of modern cloth nappies - it's super easy to use (no assembly required!), has gusseted legs for superior containment, is fast drying and adjusts to fit from 3kg to 18kg. And they look really stylish in their range of colours. And we have them available FOR TODAY ONLY at $19.95 - that's a saving of $10! Stock is limited, so be quick. For a closer look at this nappy, watch a demonstration here: ... READ MORE

FREE cover when you purchase Bubblebubs BamBams during March

Added on 11 March 2014 in Bubblebubs, Darlings Downunder, Specials & Sales   |   0 comments

Buy 6 Bubblebubs BamBam Newborn Fitted Nappies during March and get a FREE newborn Bubblebubs PUL cover valued at $17.95! The Bubblebubs BamBam won 'Favourite Newborn Nappy' in last year's Cloth Nappy Awards (and was also Retailers' Choice), so is a great little nappy to add to your newborn stash.   So why is this nappy so great? Firstly the sizing is really flexible. It fastens with a Snappi which makes getting the perfect fit really easy. It fits from premmie all the way up to 8kg, so is... READ MORE

Arrival of Close New Gen V2 Pop-In Nappies

Added on 10 March 2014 in Close, New arrivals   |   0 comments

The Close New Gen V2 Pop-In Cloth Nappy - the latest version of Close's award winning All-in-2 style modern cloth nappy - arrived at Darlings Downunder last week, and we've had some customers asking about the differences between the 'old' Pop-In nappies and these 'New Gen V2' ones.   First up, here's a closer look at the brand new, All-in-2 style Close New Gen V2 Pop-In Nappy:   So how is this different from the discontinued Close New Gen Pop-In Nappy? The Nappy Shell/Outer There... READ MORE