How Long will my Cloth Nappies Last? (July 2012)

Cloth Nappy Myths (or: Everyone knows that...) (thenappylady.co.uk, 19 January 2012)

Cloth Nappies make a Comeback (Brisbane, Australia, 5 September 2011)

The Benefits of Cloth Nappies (The Natural Parent Magazine, Winter 2011)

Cloth Nappies are making a Comeback (Womans Weekly, 23 May 2011)

Why use cloth? The Convenience Aspect (clothnappy.info, 10 May 2011)

Take Baby Steps: save on nappies and toys (Star Canterbury, 1 May 2011)

Why use Cloth? The Environmental Aspect (clothnappy.info, 20 April 2011)

Cloth Nappies Rule (Father & Child Magazine Issue #32)


Modern Cloth Nappies Publications & Articles

One of the things that you will find on your quest of gathering more information about cloth nappies, is the enormous amount of information out there! Popular key words include: 

Cloth Nappies, Cloth Nappies NZ, Reusable Nappies, Modern Cloth Nappies, MCNs, Different Cloth Nappies, Fitted Nappies, Prefold Cloth Nappies, Cloth Nappy Covers, Nappy Wraps, Cloth Nappy Wipes, All In Ones, AIO, One Size Fits All, OSFA, Leading Cloth Nappy brands, Itti Bitti, Ecobubs, Real Nappies, Little Lamb and Totsbots. This is only a short list.... 

When you're searching online, you probably want to know the answers to a variety of questions:

  • Why choose cloth nappies?
  • What are cloth nappies made of?
  • Which cloth nappy to choose?
  • How many cloth nappies will I need What care do cloth nappies need?
  • How to fold my prefold cloth nappies?
  • How much do cloth nappies cost?
  • etc.

This website attempts to help you answer these questions (FAQ pages). In addition, the following section will provide you with (summaries of) recent articles that we have come across about Modern Cloth Nappies.

To read the articles and learn where to find them, browse the various titles in the left hand menu.

If you've read an article that's not here but should be (or at least the link to it)... do let us know. And if you have a question that hasn't been anwered on our website, email us: info@theclothnappy.co.nz.

Click the link below for recent articles about Cloth Nappies:

Families spending up to $10,000 on disposable nappies
By: Jessica Craven From: Herald Sun, Australia Date: September 15, 2011 
FAMILIES with three children can spend up to $10,000 on disposable nappies, as 95 per cent of parents shun cloth versions in favour of the alternative's convenience.

Disposable income: how modern cloth nappies can save a bundle
By: Rachel Wells From: The Age, Australia Date: September 15, 2011

Cloth Nappies versus Disposables
The NZS.com Cloth Nappies Versus Disposables article contains information for New Zealand parents about the advantages and disadvantages of cloth and disposable nappies. While for many it comes down to cost and convenience in deciding whether to opt for cloth of disposable nappies, the environmental impact and chemicals associated with both options are also issues parents consider.
By: New Zealand Search.com