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5 yr gap between babies


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#1 Psyduck

Posted 18 February 2013 - 10:01 AM

My baby has just grown out of his small sized MCN and we are not plannin on having another baby until I have finished my degree(3 yrs) an worked full time for another 2.
Should I sell my nappies (itti bitti and Bambooty) as he grows out of them or store them for my next baby?
I bought them all brand new and I don't really want to sell my lovely prints. But I the elastic won't last I would rather sell them.



#2 *Mimi*

Posted 18 February 2013 - 10:06 AM

I've stored some for 3 years and they're still fine so if you have the space it may be worth the risk keeping them.

#3 ~flaxen~

Posted 18 February 2013 - 10:15 AM

I would sell. I had the same gap between babies. Some nappies stored fine, others, the elastic perished. It was a bit hit and miss sad.gif

Edited by ~flaxen~, 18 February 2013 - 10:20 AM.


#4 mrs_bubbles

Posted 18 February 2013 - 07:01 PM

I would probably sell original.gif

#5 TinCatšŸ±

Posted 07 April 2013 - 10:01 PM

I kept nearly all of mine. We have a 6 year age gap.

Some of the flannelette seems to have deteriorated on some of my cheaper nappies, and a lot of the elastics have gone in the first couple of months of reusing them. They were fine when I got them out of storage but have gone now I have started washing them, so I will have to replace them soon.

The other thing to consider is how much you like the nappies. I love the Whizz Kidz brand and think they are a brilliant nappy so I kept all of those, and thank goodness too because they are no longer made.

I wouldn't have wanted to have to repurchase another cloth stash. We simply wouldn't have been able to fund it the same way we could 6 years ago.

Good luck deciding - there's a few things to consider.

#6 witchesforest

Posted 08 April 2013 - 11:05 AM

we had a 4.5 year age gap. i have BBHs and greenkids and they have all been fine now with 7 months of washing. i would keep them.

#7 laridae

Posted 08 April 2013 - 11:19 AM

If you want to keep them - just wash them every 6 months or so.

#8 Especially*K*

Posted 08 April 2013 - 11:24 AM

I would sell them. As for the cute prints, im sure there will be cute prints in 6 years time too ;-)




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