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4 Ways to fold a Prefold Nappy

Added on 18 June 2014 in Bubblebubs, Bumboo, Bummis, General Info & Advice, Traditional Flat & Prefold Cloth Nappies   |   0 comments

Here, gathered in one spot, our favourite ways to fold a prefold nappy. This can be a cotton prefold like the ones by Bubblebubs (see our post here for how to prep an unbleached cotton prefold), or a bamboo prefold like Bumboo. Pad Fold This is the easiest. Just fold the prefold into thirds and pop it in the cover. You can fold the prefold horizontally or vertically: Horizontally gives you a shorter pad with lots of absorbency in the middle. Vertically gives you a longer pad with the absorbenc... READ MORE

How to prep unbleached cotton prefold nappies

Added on 11 June 2014 in Bubblebubs, Bummis, General Info & Advice, Traditional Flat & Prefold Cloth Nappies, Washing & care of cloth nappies   |   0 comments

So you've got some brand new unbleached cotton prefolds (we love the Bubblebubs ones and the organic ones from Bummis), but they're not soft or absorbent. How do you prep unbleached cotton prefolds so they're ready to use on your baby? While an overnight soak in water followed by a couple of ordinary washes is enough to prep most modern cloth nappies, unbleached cotton prefolds require a slightly different approach. The cotton used to make unbleached prefolds hasn't been processed as much as mo... READ MORE

2012 Cloth Nappy Awards

Added on 13 February 2013 in Baby Beehinds, Bumboo, BumCheeks, BumGenius, Bummis, Close, Cloth Nappy Awards, Cushie Tushies, Green Kids, GroVia, Monkey Doodlez, Rarpz, Sweet Pea, Thirsties, Tots Bots   |   0 comments

The 2012 Australian  Cloth Nappy Awards have just finished, the results have been announced and we are very proud that so many of the brands we stock have done so well. The Australian cloth nappy industry is booming and the Cloth Nappy Awards have showcased just what is available in cloth nappies nowadays. Over 3,000 votes were cast in these awards, which is a huge number of people letting others know their favourite nappies.We are thrilled that so many of our brands have done well in the A... READ MORE