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Reusable nappies: there doesn’t have to be an ‘upfront cost’

Reusable nappies: there doesn’t have to be an ‘upfront cost’

The idea that it costs a lot to get started with cloth nappies is a myth. Why? Because getting started with reusables doesn't have to cost any more than a pack of single-use nappies.

Reusable nappies DON'T make your baby hotter!

Reusable nappies DON'T make your baby hotter!

During the hot weather, what do you prefer to wear - a plastic bag or a natural, breathable fabric like bamboo or cotton? We have the research to back up why reusables are cool.

Reusable nappies - a cheaper, convenient choice for YOUR parents

Reusable nappies - a cheaper, convenient choice for YOUR parents

Tell your Health Visitor/Midwife/SureStart about reusable nappies

Using pocket nappies at night

Using pocket nappies at night

There’s a myth doing the rounds at the moment that appears fairly harmless. It’s quoted as fact - that you can’t use pocket nappies as night nappies. But getting rid of myths like this is really important if we want reusable nappies to be the new normal.

A letter to my family: Yes, I’m using reusable nappies. No, I’m not crazy.

A letter to my family: Yes, I’m using reusable nappies. No, I’m not crazy.

I know you think I’m mad for using reusable nappies. And I know it’s because you care. I understand that you’re worried about the extra work and the hygiene, and that you want the best for us. But please hear me out as I explain what I am doing.

Too dirty to wash: putting poo in your washing machine

Too dirty to wash: putting poo in your washing machine

One of the main reasons why that parents choose to use single-use nappies is because they don’t want poo in their washing machine. Parents who feel...

Recycling: the last resort

Recycling: the last resort

As long as recycling is seen as a solution, instead of a last resort, then the recycling of single-use nappies is a worrying trend that will stand in the way of the essentials - reduction and reuse.

The ultimate guide to absolutely everything you need to know about reusable nappies

The ultimate guide to absolutely everything you need to know about reusable nappies

There’s a lot floating around the internet about the do and don’ts of washable nappies. At Baba+Boo we have nine year’s experience of trouble-shoot...

It’s Time For A Change

It’s Time For A Change

We want 60% of babies in reusable nappies by 2020 - we want reusables to be the new normal. Here's how we plan to do it.

You’re a change maker

You’re a change maker

By using reusable nappies, you're in the ten per cent. You're a change maker, an influencer, an early adopter of modern cloth nappies. But just because we're asking you to be proud, we're not asking you to be loud. Sometimes gentle is better.

Save water: wash your nappies

Save water: wash your nappies

People think they are saving water by using single-use nappies. But that’s not true. Washing three loads of nappies a week uses about 200 litres of water. Manufacturing enough single-use nappies for a week? 1,550 litres.

Alternative facts, dodgy stats and a thumbs down for the Environment Agency

Alternative facts, dodgy stats and a thumbs down for the Environment Agency

"Did you know that when people quote 'facts' that reusables nappies are nearly as bad for the environment as single use, then they are usually quoting an Environment Agency report? Find out how you can reply when people throw these 'facts' at you - and why it's vital that the Environment Agency updates its report.