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Which is the best cloth nappy?

Added on 14 December 2010 in General Info & Advice   |   0 comments

We hear this question all the time at Darlings Downunder. Actually it’s usually phrased in one of two ways: as a challenge ("If you had to choose one nappy out of the millions you stock…?") or with a kind of desperation ("Why are there so many choices? Please, just tell me which one I should get!”).We are the first to admit that the choices available in cloth nappies can be overwhelming – especially if you don’t want to try every nappy on the market in order to find the ones that work ... READ MORE

Why is my cloth nappy leaking?

Added on 20 November 2010 in General Info & Advice   |   0 comments

There are several reasons why a cloth nappy can leak. Fit is one of the most common. Always make sure the nappy fits snuggly round the legs and waist and that the inside of the nappy (including any boosters) in all tucked under the waterproof layer. With an adjustable One Size Fits Most nappy, fitting to the legs before the waist can make a big difference - especially if you have a skinny legged baby. If you're using a sized system, leaks can often be an indicator that the nappy being used is ei... READ MORE

I want to use cloth nappies but I’m scared of poo! Help!

Added on 27 October 2010 in General Info & Advice   |   0 comments

First up, no matter what nappying system you use, you willbe dealing with poo. For some reason, poo is seen as a problem confined to clothnappies, but even babies in disposables poo and wee and vomit and drool andsmoosh mashed banana in your hair. They are inherently messy beings."But, if you use cloth you’ve got to get the poo off thenappy before you wash it!” Yes, but you should be doing that, even if you areusing disposable nappies. I know - everyone wraps the deposits up in a neatlittle ... READ MORE

Your Local Council & Modern Cloth Nappies

Added on 07 June 2010 in General Info & Advice   |   0 comments

Do you wish cloth nappies were more widely known andaccepted in Australia? According to CHOICE Magazine’s latest nappy trial, itlooks like things are slowly changing.One in five of their disposable nappy trialists told them they are using clothnappies or a mix. And a recent CHOICE Online poll showed 40% of over 1000respondents preferred cloth nappies. In other countries, local councils have led the way inencouraging the use of cloth nappies. Councils in the United Kingdom have madesome real in... READ MORE

Take a squiz at our poll!

Added on 12 November 2008 in General Info & Advice   |   0 comments

We have an interesting poll on at the moment on our home page at www.darlingsdownunder.com.au  What other products would you like to see at Darlings Downunder?  The Poll has Breastfeeding products, Toys, Eco- Linen, Slings, Nappy Bags and More Aussie Nappies. This is just a small list....if there is anything you would like to see stocked, please email me!  It would be great to get an idea of what interests our customers other than nappies.....if that is possible lol!Oh- we ha... READ MORE

Welcome to our new blog!

Added on 30 October 2008 in General Info & Advice   |   1 comments

Stay tuned as we'll be updating this quite often — use the RSS subscribe links at the bottom right or enter your email address in the "get notified" section to keep up to date!... READ MORE

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