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CLOTH NAPPIES - WHERE DO I START!?

Oz Cloth Nappies FAQ’s
Where Can I Find a List To Information and Cloth Nappy WAHMs & FAQs About Cloth Nappies?
Kelly's 101 on Cloth
Promoting Modern Cloth

CLOTH NAPPY ABBREVIATIONS

Oz Cloth Nappies Abbreviations List

Index of Brands

Index of Brands

Nappy Reviews

Pocket Reviews
Cover Reviews
Night Nappy Reviews
AIO Reviews
Fitted Reviews

Nappy Rash/Creams/Powders/Ointments

The Full Deal On Nappy Rash
Extreme Nappy Rash Help!
Nappy Cream Recommendations
Extreme Nappy Rash #2
Cloth Nappy Misery - Nappy Service - Leaks & Rash
Paw Paw Cream
Cornflour
Nappy Rash Help
Cloth = Nappy Rash?
Nappy Rash
Aloa Vera On Nappy Rash - Can I?

Nappies - Environmental & Baby Health Stuff
Cloth and Eczema
Crystals In Nappies
Huggies - Crystals Coming Out Of Nappies
Crystals Coming Out Of Nappies #2
#Cloth Mum's Question - development and cloth
Cloth Mum's Question - Development and Cloth

The 'Versus' Questions

Cloth V's Disposable Nappies
OK - Convert Me!
Thinking Cloth
Cloth or Disposable Nappies
The Mega 'Versus' Thread
Cloth Nappy Myths
Cloth or Disposable?
Cloth - will I really Save?
Why Do You Use Cloth?
Nappies - Cloth or Disposable?
Cloth Versus Disposable
DH Refusing To Use Cloth?
Anti-Cloth Crusaders - It Aint Rocket Science
(I know this is in the venting board, and some of the posts are a little... unfriendly, but there is some good information in there so am adding the link.)
Cloth Q - Twins - How Many Nappies?

Disposable Questions

A Good 'Second' Option Disposable Nappy?
Anyone Else Having Problems With Huggies atm? (Product Review)
Aldi Newborn Nappies? (Product Reviews)
Huggies Sizes?
Disposable Nappy In Washing Machine! Help!
Baby Love Nappies
Huggies Nappies
Woolworths Select Nappies (Product Reviews)
Woolies Select Nappies (Venting Board)
What Are Your Favourite Nappies?
Disposing Of Disposables
Environmentally Friendly Disposables
Environmentally Friendly Disposables #2
Environmentally Friendly Disposables #3
Disposables and Cloth = Same Environmental Impact? What The Studies Say
Huggies - Crystals Coming Out Of Nappies
Huggies - Crystals Coming Out Of Nappies #2
How Many Newborn Nappies?
Are Huggies The Best?
What Nappies After Huggies Newborn?
Disposables Leaking At Night?
How To Stop a Nappy Leaking Out The Top?
New Huggies Nappies - Questions (Leaks)
Nannies Brand Disposable Nappies?
Product Reviews - Disposable Nappies
Product Reviews - Disposable Nappies #2
What Nappies Would You Recommend?
Nappy Wrapper
Nappy Wrapper #2
Nappy Wrapper #3
Bebes Nappies
Cloth or Disposable With Twins
Wipes Warmer
Huggies V's Snugglers?
Bambino Mio Nappies
'Disposable' Users - Genuine Question on 'Cloth-Like' Outers
Allergic to Disposables?
Allergic to Disposables? #2
Allergic to Disposables? #3
Huggies Sizes
Do You Flush The Poo?
My Planet Nappy Recycling/Disposal
Thinking of Changing To Cloth

Swimming Nappies

Best Reusable Swim Nappies
Swim Nappies


Baby Wipes - Which Ones?

Baby Wipes (Product Reviews)Reusable Baby Wipes?
Home Made Baby Wipes
Cloth Wipes?
Cloth Wipes - How Many?
Homemade Wipes Solution
Home Made Cloth Wipes

Washing Nappies/Dry Pailing/Soaking Questions

Camping With Cloth - Can You Do It?
Washing Nappies on Minimail (tank) water? Possible?
Can I Use Stain Remover On My Nappies?
Alternative To Lux Flakes?
Hemp Nappies Not Absorbent?
Does Anyone Still Soak Clothies?
Cloth Nappies Not Line Drying?
Soft Nappies - How?
Cloth Nappies - Vinegar and Bi-Carb?
Help! Smelly Nappies (Cloth)Smelly Cloth Nappies
Smelly Cloth Nappies and Liners
Cloth Nappies and Newborn Poo - Stains Q
Smelly Cloth Nappies - Help!
Another Smelly Nappy Quest?
Stinky Nappies
Wool Covers? How To Wash?
Dry Pailing
Zippered Wet Bags?
OMG The Smell! (Wet Nappies)
Stinky Nappy Bucket
Carrying Around Pooey Nappies
Nappy Buckets
Cloth Nappies and Washing Machine...
What Size Washing Machine?
Cloth Nappies and Newborn Poo
Washing Vs Soaking Cloth Nappies Before Use
Washing Cloth Nappies?
Getting Urine Smell Out Of Cloth Nappies?
Two Nappy Buckets...Why?
Where Do You Keep Your Nappy Bucket?
Nappy Service?
Washing Powder For Baby
Cloth Nappies Outside The Home
Little Squirt Won't Work
Alternative To Napisan
Cloth Nappies and Salt Water
Help Attaching Little Squirt
Cloth Nappy Misery - Nappy Service and Leaks and Rash!

Fitted's and Prefold Questions

Best Fitted Cloth - Very Chunky Thighs!
Recommend a Cloth Nappy To Hold It All
Where Did You Get The Money To Buy Your Cloth Nappies!? (expense pf initial outlay)
Tots Bots Bamboozle Users
Trimmest, Slimmest, Fitted Nappy
Big Fitted Cloth Nappies
BabyBeehinds Cloth Nappies
Fitted Cloth Nappies (Product Review)
Where To Buy Cloth Nappies?
Fitted Nappies From Newborn to Six Months
Durability of Fitted Cloth?
Slimmest Cloth?
Fitted Washable Nappies - Where To Find and Cheapest?
Fitted Cloth Nappies?
Best Pre Fold For Infant?
Help Choosing Fitted Nappies?
Hemp Nappies - Baby Green's
Hemp Nappy Night Probs - help!
'Animal' Fitted Cloth Nappies
Sandy's and Tots Bots Nappy Q's
One-Size Fits All Cloth Nappies?
Motherease Sandy's Fitted Nappies
Ruthiroo And other Prefold Users
Designer Cloth
How Many Cloth Nappies to Buy?
Fluffies Fitted Nappies?
BabyBeehinds with Me and Tots Covers
Fluffies Fitted Cloth Nappies?
Fitted Nappies - Motherease or TotBots?
Calling All Fitted Cloth Nappy Gurus
Help With Choosing Fitted Cloth?

Specific AIO Questions

Trimmest, Slimmest, Fitted Nappie (Nappy)
Rumpster AIO's
Rumpster Problem
AIO Users
Slimmest Cloth?
Swaddlebees
Bubblebubs AIO's?
Are Fleece-Lined AIO Nappies Too Hot?
Rumpsters v Pocket/Fitteds

Overnight Cloth Nappies

Night Nappy Alternatives
Budget Night Nappy Options - For Keeping Baby Dry
THE Best Night Nappy? (Cloth)
Night Time Cloth Nappy (again)
I Need An Overnight Nappy
Cloth Nappies Overnight?
Night Nappy Help
Help In Searching For Extra Large Night Cloth Nappy

Make-Your-Own Wipes/Covers/Cloth Nappy Q's

Nappy Fabrics
Wee Weka v Poo Pockets Pattern
Patterns Patterns Patterns!!!
Sew Cloth Nappies #1
General Make Your Own Talk
Trimmest, Slimmest, Fitted Nappie (Nappy)
PooPockets Nappies
Wipes and Boosters - What's the Difference And How Do I Make 'em?
Cloth Wipes - What To Make Them With?
Making Hemp Boosters?
Making Pocket Nappies?
Wool Covers Pattern?
Cloth Wipes - How Many?
Free Patterns For Fitteds?
Best Pattern For Fitted Nappies?
Overlock v Stitch 'n' Turn?
Material For Nappy Liners?
PooPockets Pattern Q's
My Nappies
Cloth Nappy Making Q
Sewing Cloth Nappies
Best Material For Liners


Childcare and Cloth Nappies - Happy Partnership?

Cloth Nappies and Daycare

Pocket Nappy Questions

Anyone Tried Peapods Yet?
Ella's House Humhugger or Fuzzi With Hemp Booster?
FuzziBunz - Bottom Not Dry?
Pocket Nappies And Covers
Best Pocket Nappy For Chubby Bub?
Stuffers For Pocket Nappy?
Pocket Nappy/AIO Virgin - Help Needed
How Many Stuffers?
Which One-Sized Pocket Nappy?
Favourite Pocket Nappy?
Chamois As A Stuffer?
What To Stuff A Pocket Nappy With?

Specific Covers Q's

Wool Covers/Soakers on Newborn
PUL Nappy Covers
Chunky Thighs - Which Nappies/Covers?
Which 'Pillies'?
Covers Sizes?! (grr)
Terry Squares - Which Covers?
Wool Covers? Huh?
BabyBeehinds With Me and Tots Covers
Pocket Nappies and Covers
PUL Covers Q
Motherease Rikki or Air-Flo?
Cloth Nappy Covers
What Size Cover For Newborn?
Nappy Covers - Which Ones?

Specific 'Flats' Q's

Flat Nappies - What do I need and where do I start?
Best Covers for Flats/Prefolds?
Terry Squares - Which Covers?
No Pins No Snappi Nappy Fold For Newborn
BabyBeehinds with ME and Tots Covers
Terry Nappy Q
Terry Square Nappy Users
Square Cloth Nappies - Which Ones?
Best Nappy Fold For Newborn?
Hemp Flats?

'Other' Cloth Questions including Multi-questions

Nappy Talk On Sunrise At The Moment
Going Out In Cloth
Considering Using Cloth - Q's
More q's - Night and Tight?
Changing To Cloth?
Q For Cloth Gurus?
Cloth Disaster Already...Please Help!
Cloth Nappies - How Many Wet Per Day? - Toddler
Cloth Plans - Please Pull Apart
Cloth Nappies - How Many Years?
Dh Refusing To Use Cloth Nappies?
Cloth Nappies In UK?
Damn Disposables! (Venting Board)
All Clothies - Snugglers Site
Getting Annoyed With Cloth!
Polar Fleece Liners - water beads - is that right?
Your Favourite Nappies and Covers
Cloth Convert On Her Way - Help!
Cloth Nappy Q's
Need A Lot Of Help With Cloth Nappies Please
Cloth Nappies On 2 Week Old
Cloth Nappies Outside The Home

I Need To Repair My Nappies!

Repairing Elastic - BBH, BG's and Bubblebubs

Thanks to Kristymum~ for all her hard work in putting this thread together.

Last updated 19/09/09

#2 Freckles

Posted 19 September 2009 - 08:01 PM

Please feel free to post more places you find and I will add them to this thread.

Nappy Stores

WAHMs Store Fronts

Etsy Overseas
Hyena Cart
KnitspirationsKnitted Items
Mini Cuteture
OzeBaby
OzBaby Trends
Oztion (search for ‘cloth nappies’)
Virgo KnitsKnitted Items
WAHMania
WAHMnaps
WAHMtastic

Large Stores/Brands and WAHM’s


AttinapsAIOs
Baby Beehinds AIOs, Fitteds, Covers, Flat Prefolds
Baby Blossom AIO, AI2, Fitted, Night, Pockets, Boosters, Liners and Covers
Baby Bullfrong MCNs OSFM’s, minkees
Baby Eco Store Fitted, Covers, Swim, Training Pants and Prefolds
Baby Soft Landings Fitted, AIOs, Covers, Swim and soakers
Baby Gecko Nappies and Eco Products AIO, AI2, pockets, customs and more
Bamboo Fabric Store Fitted
Berry Baby Fitted, AIOs, Covers, Swim, Training, Boosters, Liners, Wipes and Prefolds
Bits for Bots Fitted, AIOs, Pockets, Nights and Seconds
Bonnibuns AIOs, Nights and more
Bubblebubs Prefolds, Flats, Night, Covers, Fitted and AIOs
Bubby Couture Handmade AIOs and Nights
Bubs In Cloth AIOs, Pocket, Fitted, Prefolds, Covers and Swim
Butt Natural AIOs, Fitted, Prefolds and Snappies
Buy For BabyKinda a auction site for WAHMs, Fitted, AIOs, Covers, Liners/boosters, Flats, Prefolds and Wool in Ones
Catnaps AIOs, Covers, Night Nappies and Pullups
CGR DesignAIOs
Cinderella’s Stash Woollies, Cloth Wipes, Washable Liners, Cloth Pads, Breastpads & Nappies.
Cheeky Butts Fitted, Covers and Pockets
Cherub's Kiss AIOs and Fitted
The Cloth Nappy Shop (previously Pookey Pockets) Fitted, pockets, Covers and Seconds
Chris’ Dial A Nappy
Clever Pants Fitted, Covers and Snappies
Cloth’n’Craft
Cotton Bottom AIOs, Fitted, Covers, Swim, Training, Pocket and Liners/boosters
The Crafty Caterpillar OSFA and Side Snaps
Cuddles N Cloth AIOs, Night, Boosters and Training
Cuddly-Bub
Cuddle Monkey
Cushie Tushies AIOs
Cute Tooshies Fitted and Covers
Darlings Downunder Fitted, Covers, Pocket, AIO, Swim, Training, Prefolds and Boosters
Dragonfly Magik AI2s and Covers
Easipants Cover Shell Nappies with boosters/liners
eBubs Fitted, AIOs, Covers, Swim and Toddler
Ecobabe Fitted, Flats, Prefolds,Covers and Swim
Ecobambino Fitted, Covers and AIOs
Funky Mates
Genesa Forge
Green Bums Fitted, Covers and AIOs
Green Kids AIOs
Iish Fly AI2s, Fitted, Covers, prefolds, Boosters and Seconds
Issy Bear Nappies Pocket (day and night), dolls range
Ittii Bitti AIOs, Fitted, Nights and Seconds
Joel-eze Pockets, Fitted and Covers
Kidz In Cloth Fitted, Liners and Seconds
Knitspiration Knitted products
Krap Katchers Stuff the silly night nappy
Little Cheeky Pants Pockets
Little Koala AIOs, Pockets, Night, Covers, Flats, Swim and Training
Lotus Nappies AIOs, Night, Fitted and Covers
Lou~Lou Nappies AIOs
Mandy Macs Fitted and Covers
MiniLaLa Nappies and Handmade Baby Items
Mummy's Touch Pockets
Mums Happy Nappies AIOs, Fitted, Flats, Prefolds and Covers
Nappies Covered AI2s
The Nappy Bucket Fitted, Pocket, AIOs, Flats, Prefolds, Swim, Training and Night
Nappylicious AIOs
Nappy Madness Fitted, Covers amd AIOs
Nappy Nirvana Fitted and Covers
Nappy Works Pockets and AIOs
Natures Child Covers, Fitted and AIOs
Natures Cradle AIOs, Fitted, Covers, Flats, Prefolds, Swim, Night and Premie
New Age Nappies
Nic Naps AIOs and Fitted
Nip Naps AIOs, Fitted, Covers and Swim
Nurture Nappies AIOs, Fitted, Covers, Pockets, Flat, Swim, training and Premie
Panada Baby AIOs and Night Nappies
Pea Pods AIOs
Peenuts Fitted and Pockets
Possum Pouches Fitted, AIOs and Covers
Razzily Rhino AIOs
Real Nappy Fitted and Covers
Rocket Nappies Pockets, Boosters and Seconds
Scarlett Jayne AIOs, Fitted and Wipes
Silky Creations AIOs and Accessories
Snuggle Pants AIOs, Fitted and Wipes
Sunshine Tots Fitted, AIOs, Wipes, Boosters and Seconds
Sustainable Hemp Products Fitted, Prefolds, Flats, Covers, Nights and Boosters
Sustainable Families
Sweet Cheeks Baby Store AIOs, Fitted, Covers, Swim, Training, Night Pants and Boosters
The Enchanted Pond AIOs
The Green Nappy CompanyAIOs, AI2s, Boosters, Wipes and Nursing Pads
The WeeWuns AIOs, AI2s, Pockets, Fitted, Prefolds, Flats, Covers and Liners/Boosters
Ticklefish Tots Pockets, AI2s, night nappies
Tinkle Tots Covers
Tiny Roo Fitted and Covers
Tummy Time Maternity & Kids Pop In & Twinkle Lily nappies
Twinkle Lily
Twins In Cloth Covers, Fitted and AIOs
Waggle-Wee Kids Pockets
WiddleBumz AIOs, Fitted and Covers
Wriggley Bumz AI2s
Wild Child Nappies AIOs, Night and Fitted
Wombots
Wonderfully Made Fitted
4kIDSiNcLOTH


Overseas Stores

Baby Online (NZ) Disposable Nappies, Cloth Nappies, Trainers, Swimmers, Wipes, Wetbags and Factory Seconds
Blue Zoo Baby Boutique OSFA, Liners and Pockets
Bumbles (NZ)
Blueberry Diapers(USA)
Fuzzi Bunz store(USA)
Piko Baby (NZ)
Pinstripes and Polkadots (USA)
Precious Baby Bums (USA)
Snazzipants (NZ)
Swaddlebees Outlet Store (USA)


Training Pants/Night Nappies for Older Children


Baby Blossom Training Pants
Berry Baby Training Pants
Catnaps Night Nappies
Cotton Bottom Training Pants
Darlings Downunder Training Pants
eBubs Training Pants & Bedwetter Pants
Baby Eco Store Training Pants
EcobabeTraining Pants
Etsy Overseas, WAHM Multiple Site, Training Pants
The Nappy Bucket Training Pants & Bedwetter Pants
Nurture Nappies Training Pants
The WeeWuns Training Pants & Bedwetter Pants
Sustainable Families


Nappy Supplies (For Making Nappies)

Baby Blossom
Baby Delights
Bamboo Fabric Store
Bubba Earth
The Cloth Nappy Shop (previously Pookey Pockets) IRL Store
Fairy Fabrics
Green Beans NZ Based
Green Beans Australia
Joel-eze
Mini Cuteture WAHM Multiple Site
Nappies Covered
Nappy Works
OzeBaby WAHM Multiple Site
Real Nappy
Rollicking Rascals
The WeeWuns
Tiny Toosh
Snaps Australia
Wild Child Nappies
Wrigglebots


Cloth Pads

Aunt Flo[/color] NZ Based
Baby Blossom
Bamboo Fabric Store
Bubs In Cloth
Cheeky Butts
Cloth Pad Shop WAHM Multiple Site
Ecobambino
Girly Bits
Green Beans NZ Based
Hyena Cart WAHM Multiple Site
Mini Cuteture WAHM Multiple Site
Moon Pads
Mummy's Touch
Natures Cradle
Nurture Nappies
OzeBaby WAHM Multiple Site
Pleasure Puss
Rad Pads NZ Based
Sustainable Hemp Products
The WeeWuns
Tinkle Lily
Wemoon
Wild Child
Wonderfully Made


Selling Pre-Loved Nappies


Essential Baby Trading Room (how to apply and rules)
Buy for Baby
Monkeys Undies
OZtion
Used Nappies


Disposables Online Bulk/Special Sites


Aussie Nappies Premmie Nappies, Bulk Huggies, Bulk My Bear Nappies, Bulk Nobrand Nappies, Bulk Childcare Nappies and Moltex Nappies
Baby Eco Store Bambo Nature, Safeties Nature Nappies and eco training pants,
Baby Needs Reopening 10th December
Buy 4 Baby Bulk Huggies, Nappy Liners and Wipes
Cuties Bulk Own Brand Nappies
DashX Bulk Huggies, Bulk Plain, Bulk Training Pants and Night Pants, Bulk My Bear Nappies, Moltex Biodegradable Nappies and Trial Packs
EcobabeSafeties Nature Nappies and Bambo Nature, Moltex and Seventh Generation nappies
EcoDirect Moltex Biodegradable Nappies
Moment By Moment Bambo Nature Premmie Nappies
Mums Happy Nappies Bulk Huggies, Babylove, Bambo Nature, Safeties Nature Nappy,Snugglers, Premmie Nappies and Daycare Nappies
Nappies Are Us Premmie Nappies, Bulk Huggies, Bulk Babylove Nappies, Snugglers, Ultrasek Nappies, Moltex and Babylove Biodegradable Nappies, Wipes, Swimming and Training Pants
Nordic Nappies Bambo Nappies and Premmie Nappies
No-Wets Bulk No-Wets Nappies
The Bulk WarehouseBulk No Brand Second Nappies and Training/Nighttime Nappies
Victoria Health Care Plus Huggies, Babylove, Seconds, Training and Nighttime Nappies


Other Useful Bits For Nappies

Soap Nuts
The Nappy Library Try before you buy! (Melbourne only)
Green T Try before you buy! (Australia wide)
Green & Nutty Soap nuts and more

Please add new stores, make notes about broken links etc in this thread.

Thanks to Shellby for putting this thread together.

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