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“Switching to period underwear has taken the stress away by not having to think about changing pads or tampons all day.”
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“Using cloth nappies for my son has saved me thousands and made me happy to not contribute as much to our landfill problem.”
Modern cloth nappies are becoming more mainstream, with products designed to be easy to use, easy to wash and easy to wear. They’re extremely absorbent and don’t require changing any more regularly than disposables (approximately every three hours). They come in various styles, types, sizes and brands. It’s a good idea to try different types to see what might suit you best.
Cloth nappies are most accessible from online stores, many of which are manufactured in Australia. Overseas imports can vary in quality however some brands rate extremely well with consumers.
When it comes to feminine hygiene products, you can choose between cloth pads, menstrual cups or period underwear. Many products are now available in retail stores and supermarkets.
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Watch these informative videos (with thanks to WSROC for their permission to use the content):
• Cloth nappy styles• Ways to use cloth nappies on a newborn• How to fit a cloth nappy• Cloth nappy FAQs
Online communities like
Cloth Nappy Reviews and Support are a good place to get real and clear advice for both nappies and cloth pads/period underwear.
Clean Cloth Nappies offer evidence-based washing recommendations. Some brands suggest less than desirable washing advice so online groups can help you choose brands that can withstand a thorough washing routine.