Getting Started

Bectoria on October 25th, 2012

. Snappis are a popular alternative to diaper pins for fastening prefolds, flats, or other closureless cloth diapers.  It’s simple to use and is all one piece (one snappi is all you need to fasten a diaper). There are a few things that are important to know about the snappi   Those teeth are pretty sharp.  Be careful not to […]

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gotlucy on March 9th, 2012

. What could be cuter than this? . Delving into the world of cloth diapering for the first time is intimidating… there are prefolds and snappis, pockets, all-in-ones or twos, and of course, all the cute fitteds. Sometimes those PUL covers just don’t work for some little ones. Red marks on legs, red bums, no […]

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knickernappies on August 10th, 2010

With the passing of Earth Day it’s a perfect time to pick up a new green habit. If you’re not already using cloth wipes with your cloth diapers then you should make the resolution to switch! I’m often asked about using cloth wipes so I’ve written a comprehensive article all about wipes. It’ll be a […]

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Diaper Pin on September 15th, 2006

  Wool is a fabric made of fleece of sheep or lamb. It’s water repelling properties and breathability are what make it popular for use as a diaper cover. Many choose wool because it is natural. Take special care when washing and drying your wool products or they will dry out and become stiff. You […]

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cathycagle on June 16th, 2003

. Prefold diapers can be the simplest kinds of diaper to use – and one of the most confusing kinds of diaper to fully understand. Prefolds are rectangular diapers that have more layers in the middle and fewer layers on the sides. Prefolds are wonderful diapers: versatile, absorbent, long lasting, multi-use, and very affordable. The […]

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Heather Sanders on May 8th, 2002

Okay, so you’ve researched the type of diapers that you want and have purchased them . . . you may even have them tucked away or neatly folded into your baby’s diaper closet, changing table, bins or wherever.  Now the questions linger about the storage of soiled diapers between washings.  Thoughts like, “Should I use […]

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