it is very important for a girl when she is becoming a mother after her marrige and non marrige live together and as a result she bacome a pregenant . and just is time nappies is essential for her . generally a nappy is used for one time and is changed after it used. general a used nappie looks like a torn cloth but it is also not usable and it is most important for the mother its higenic side and it may speed many uncommon deasis like viras attack and other viras barn deasis. so you have to be aware of used nappies also for sound health !
Today when you become pregnant you have so many choice s to make whether to use cloth or disposable nappies just one of them
When I was pregnant I looked into Cloth nappies. My reason for even considering cloth nappies was environmental although it is said to work out cheaper but for me there was lots of things going against them.
Firstly I had a washer that worked fine but no room for a Drier so would have had to buy a new washer dryer which meant environmentally it would have meant extra waste in the landfill and added expense before I began. For me I found the thought of all the extra washing and I couldn't begin to imagine how I would keep up with loads of nappy washes on top of all the extra washing. There are washing services available that wash and dry your nappies and return them to you but this then is another added expense.
I also found research that said environmentally Cloth nappies were no better for the environment due to the increased Chemicals and utilities used during washing and drying Cycles.
During my Pregnancy I was a member of a pregnancy forum and the "mother earth" types on there always tried to preach how great they were as they were using cloth nappies but I decided I would rather spend the time with my child than appearing to be the prefect mother.
When it came to disposables it seemed like there was another infinite choice to make.
When you asked peoples opinions, everyone had a different opinion some seemed to think shop brands were as good while others didn't but the general consensus seemed that it also depends on your babies shape as to what fits best.
I bought a selection of shop bought and the two big brands: Huggies and pampers.
When my son was born I didn't see much difference in shop or branded nappies but then newborns do pooh so often that you don't seem to get many full nappies anyway.
It was when my son started eating solids that I Started to notice the difference.
From a fitting point of view I have always found that papers seem to fit him best and that Huggies are slightly smaller than pampers.
I have tried the shop brands but I tend to find that they don't keep my babies bottom as dry as the branded so I stick to branded.
I did try pampers active fit but found when my son wee's the filling just seemed to go into lumps so to my mind seemed uncomfortable.
Now my son is in pampers baby dry night and day.
If you choose Disposable nappies they are often on offer so it is always worth stocking up on your favourite brand.
Also join the pampers and Huggies club and you will get discounts and sample nappies through the post
The decision on what kind of nappies to use is one that should be made with the facts but then it is down to personal choice and what works for you and your family.
How do you know which brand to try? It's like a guessing game. My first son was introduced to pampers as that was the make I knew best and I had a money off coupon. As he grew bigger and his thighs were getting chunkier, I moved to huggies as I felt they were a better fit and he wasn't waking up wet like he used to do in pampers. He gradually worked his way through, huggies 3's, 4's, 4+ , 5's and now 6's and huggies pull-ups. Huggies tend to use winnie the pooh designs on them which my son loves. The huggies pull-ups currently have a "Cars theme" which my son also loves. Pampers just has a plain theme.
I had baby no 2 in Oct 2008 and started him on huggies as they worked well for my first son. However, I realised that he was starting to wake up wet in the middle of the night everynight. It seemed such an effort to have to change his nappy, vest , sleepsuit and growbag and also the increase in washing was just getting ridiculous! I explained my situation to my friend who recommended Pampers baby dry. Well, they solved my problem and so far so good. He wasn't wet in the night. That was one hurdle over.
My advice is save all the coupons you get in the post from the parenting clubs etc and try out the various nappies and see what works best for you but try the pampers baby dry first!!!!!!!!
When I found out I was pregnant with my first baby, I decided to be environmentally friendly (and budget friendly) and use terry towelling nappies. Luckily I didn't actually buy any of them, as I soon changed my mind. I am bad enough at keeping up with the washing at the best of times, I think I would be kidding myself to think that I could cope with having to wash nappies too!! I have used several different brands of disposable nappies since my little boy was born. He is now 13 months old, and I think that the best nappies I have found so far are the Boots own brand ones. They are quite often on offer, and if you have a Boots points card, you can very quickly build up your points balance. Second to these nappies are Pampers . I did not like the Huggies nappies at all. But it is all down to personnal choice.
Nappies i think are dependant upon a family and their lifestyle. I knew from the very start that i was going to use disposable nappies as i find them the easiest and quickest way. Some say they are more expensive although i wouldnt know as i never took up the option of using terry towelling ones. I could never imagine having to wash really bad pooy nappies then hang them all up to dry it would have taken me far too long and with having twins i would have had double to do. Do you not also still have to buy the liners for the terry towelling nappies so its not toally free using them. I can imagine tis probably chepaer than disposable but i also find disposable nappies are on offer quite a lot of the time at supermarkets so i usually buy in in bulk whcih saves money. I think its a personal preference and would depend upon how much time you had too.
Well if you are expecting your first child you may be reading these reviews for some pointers on which disposable to use, well my advice is don't!
Go out and by some Terry Towelling nappies and use them because they are simply the best option available to you and in the long run are a damn sight cheaper than disposables.
During my wifes first pregnancy we went out and bought 2 dozen terry nappies, bucket, napisan cleaning powder and nappy liners.
They were superb! She never suffered from nappy rash at all, althoughyou obviously need to change them frequently as they get very heavy when wet or soiled. But talk aboout conveniance just drop the solids down the loo and then the nappy in the bucket to soak then when the buckets full stick em in the wash!
When we had our second child for some reason we thought we'd go down the disposable route as they are supposed to make life easier. I wish we'd used Terry's! The little un suffered from horrendous nappy rash even though he was changed frequently, then there is the fact that they take several millenia to rot in a land fill site!
As for different brands they are all much of a muchness and we just got what was on offer. As stated on another review Netto's Bambino's are just as good as pampers/huggies but cost half the price!
When I had my daughter I was being all eco friendly and earth mother ish and used reusable terry nappies and to be honest it wasn't hassle and my daughter never got nappy rash
However, when I had my son I decided to use disposables and add to the landfills (sorry!) I tried all different makes, Pampers/Huggies etc I would buy when they were on special offer or when I had a dsicount voucher for them but I wasn't that impressed, to say they aren't supposed to leak or give your baby nappy rash well they didn't live up to that with my kids!
I ended up buying some from Netto called Bambino I think that were about half the price of Pampers and to be honest they were just as good and kept leaks out better. I wish I had just stuck to the terry's really as they were better and overall probably saved me and the earth loads of money
I have two of them, babies not nappies. And they are still in nappies, two different sizes in fact.
I have a lot to say about nappies and could talk for hours. Firstly I have tried them all I think!! Disposable and Non-disposable. Secondly not all are good.
Huggies - my personal favourite, do a good size range. I use 4+ 20-40lbs, and 5 27-50lbs. They keep the mess in and fit the best. My only real problem with them is the picture on the front, I can't see the purpose of it. Cost at the moment at Boots is 2 large packs for £16
Pampers - I am not a fan, all thought they are very absorbent and fit well, Pampers use a lotion in the nappy and I prefer to control what I put on my baby. Cost around £9 for a large pack (52)
Sainsbury's Own - When I first bought these I found them as good as huggies, however, the second time I bought them I noticed when I went to take them off they stuck to baby. Good range of sizes, cost less than huggies, but not much.
Morrisons - Not the best, but good price, cheapest own brand range, but don't absorb well.I found they leaked after a while, good range of sizes. The pull up variety I found useless, because you have to rip the sides or pull them down it made a real mess and they didn't fit well.
Tescos Own - Middle price, below Sainsbury's and above Morrisons, generally a good nappy, however, the filling bunched up inside the nappy and the covering went fluffy whilst wearing it. It is a cosmetic thing I know, but if the nappy looks fluffy on the outside it looks like it's been worn a week, I changed them more often with these. Good range of sizes
Asda's Own - Cheap and cheerful, again a generally good nappy, a bit of leakage. I couldn't find a size which fitted either of my babies well.
Boot's Own - Middle priced, often on offer with 3 for 2, which makes them quite cheap. I couldn't find a size which fitted well, but again generally a good nappy.
Which takes me to non-disposable. I started with good intentions, I wanted to use these, good for the enviroment and all that. I bought terry squares & covers, I bought muslim squares & covers, I bought terry shaped & covers and was given a fleece shaped nappy.
With all these my babies skin got sore within a few days of wearing them, they had often leaked, specially at night. Storage of both clean & dirty nappies took a lot of space, and I had difficulty drying them in winter. The shaped fleece nappy was good, I didn't think it would be, but the fleece kept the wetness away from babies skin, I would recommend using them for anyone who persists. I perservered for a bit, but eventually gave up. I couldn't find a delivery service in my area, but I'm not sure I would have used it anyway.
The biggest problem I found was clothes, baby clothes are designed with disposable nappies in mind, so often the clothes didn' fit round the nappy or were too big everywhere else.
I am disappointed in not using them, but I did find them far too difficult with everything else involved in having a baby to deal with.
Disgusting yucky horrible and smelly. Why on earth would you wish to spend any more time with the things than you absolutely have to. No I’m not talking about my youngest son, in fact quite the opposite. I am however referring to his rear end. Ok so my initial comments may be a bit disproportionate but he didn’t clamber into your bed this morning with a full load and proceed to sit on your head!!!!!!!! Whilst I realise that this experience would have been equally disgusting no matter what type of nappy he was wearing you can understand why I am a little sensitive on the subject of nappies at the moment. Having read some of the latest reviews on this using the well rehearsed politically correct lines about caring for our environment I thought I would try to put the argument for disposables. I also realise that I am male and therefore at an immediate disadvantage as I am sure my opinion will count for less on this very point alone. Disposable nappies are a relatively new invention and have been frowned upon by traditionalists since they were first produced. They do however revolutionise babycare and allow new parents to spend far more time with their children and less time worrying about domestic chores. Anyone who has had childen, particularly their first will remember the massive change it makes to your life. For the first few weeks and months you are unlikely to be getting enough sleep, it is also likely that there will have been more pressure to keep up other domestic chores as there will be far more visitors to the house. Additionally you will also have an overall heightened awareness of cleanliness and hygeine to ensure the new arrival is kept well away from dirt, germs etc. Reusable nappies are an added and unnecessary burden to this load for which there is a modern simple to use alternative. What most arguments against disposables fail to take account of is the fact that whether we like it or not life i
s very different now to what it was when our parents raised us 30 years ago. For a start a far higher proportion of mothers did not work and therefore had more time to spend on domestic tasks than today. A significant number of mothers these days have careers and are only able to take a short period of maternity leave before hurrying back to work to enable their families to financially keep themselves afloat. The very last thing that a parent wants to do once they have got home from work and got children into bed is to start worrying about washing nappies (the normal laundry load is quite bad enough without adding to it). From the limited research I have done for this review it appears that disposable nappies are not the environmental nightmare that we are led to believe. For example did you know that (source – Nappy Information Service website): Around 80% of a used nappy and its content are biodegradable. Although the rate at which any material is able to break down is dependent on the individual management and construction of each landfill site. There are no known public health issues connected to the disposal of nappies in landfill. The pulp used for the manufacture of Europe's disposable nappies accounts for approximately 0.1% of Europe's total wood usage. By comparison, paper and card use around 15%. Wood pulp used in disposable nappies comes from softwood trees such as spruce and pine. These are grown as a crop in well-managed forests, where more trees are planted than harvested. A proportion of the pulp used is obtained from sawmill residues So things aren’t as bad as we might think! By now you will have realised that I am very much in favour of disposable nappies but at the end of the day it is down to what you feel is best for your baby. From the research I have done neither nappy type has any advantage in terms of the baby’s health, the importan
t thing is to change the baby regularly and as quickly as possible when it is wet or soiled. As for me… I am going to hide under the duvet when youngest son clambers onto my bed in the morning!!
Nappies! There are so many different brands to choose from and I've tried most of them. Do you remember the Cosifits advert? They are still around but golly are they disgustingly cheap! Morrisons are just as bad, my son woke up soaking wey almost every morning. Tescos are not very well sized and leak a lot. Safeway are rather good and not a bad price either. Pampers I have never rated, and I always had to buy the next size up so there was plenty of room in them to breathe! Huggies was the brand I bought most frequently. Lots of room, nice and soft and hardly ever leaked. Until he was about 2 yrs old, then every single solid morning he would wake up sodden! Shopping at Asda one week and nappies been on the list, I decided to buy the one brand i had never tried - their own make. Very, very good value - only £4.27 for a pack of 30 junior. They are just as good a quality as Huggies and Pampers and they hold big wee wees to perfection and are a very good size. Absolutely recommended. Four****
I unfortunately used disposables with my eldest but with 2nd son I discovered cloth and I will never look back! Obviously there is the enviromental issues, if you are using a disposable your great , great, great , great, great, great , great, great , great, great, great , great, great , great, great, great , great, great grandchild will probably have just been born when your childs nappies have finally disintegrated! Not to mention all that untreated human faeces (full of live viruses from the vax some babies have) in the landfills creating a public health risk! There all sorts of chemicals in disposables so I am far happier knowing that all that covers my baby's bottom is cotton! Its easy and cheap and cloth nappies can come in all sorts of patterns and colours so they give you an excuse to shop too! I'd highly recommend them!
Here's the plan then - an overview of the pluses and minuses of using terry nappies, some information about what you will need if you want to use them, and some opinions of a few brands. The advantages of terry nappies: They cost less over time. Disposables cost ten pence a go, terrys several pounds, but over time they do work out cheaper. The other big advantage is that they are more environmentally friendly as disposable nappies do not rot quickly and are a waste issue. Disadvantages: You need to buy lots of nappies at the outset, so the initial cost is much higher. Washing and drying nappies takes time and can be tricky in the winter. Terry nappies require more additonal kit than disposables, and are less spractical for putting on in difficult conditions - car boot, public loo etc. High street shops seldom sell terrys or the kit you need to go with them. If you decide to take the plunge and go for terry nappies, here's the other things you will need: Three or four large buckets with lids, nappies require a prewash soak. Steralising tablets - to go in the prewash soak with the nappie. Safty pins for nappies (special extra large extra safe ones.) Rubber pants or similar to go over napies to prevent leaks. Liners for nappies - you can get disposable or reusable ones. Something to store your nappy mountain in. Both Mothercare and Boots stock all the kit you need (available online if not in the high street.) Thus far I have used mothercare and Boots terry nappies. Mothercare nappies cost £23.99 for twelve - two pounds each as near as makes any odds. Bear in mind that you are going to need at least twice thus number. The nappies are thick and durable - they absorb well. Boots nappies cost £9.50 for five - £1.90 each which is a bit cheaper. Like the mothercare nappies they are thivk and durable, but I think they have a slightly better texture to them - a bit more fluffy, a
bit nicer against the skin. Anyway, just on price alone these are a better buy. There are a range of nappies on the market, you can pay a lot for shaped ones and ones with poppers - silly money in fact for the effort they save you. beware of thin nappies as these do not absorb well and you end up with soggy baby clothes. Make sure you get a non biological washing powwder for the nappies as baby skin is sensitive to that sort of thing. fairy do a good one. If nappies come out stained, dry them outside and the poo marks will vanish - strange but true! On the whole, they are alot of work, but worth it if you have the time.
As a mum of a premature baby imagine to my horror when I could only get low birth weight nappies in two shops, neither of them local to me. I could only find them in Boots and Tesco. Across the road from the hospital I had my baby in was a Mothercare store and a Sainsbury's neither of which stocked the size of nappies I required. There were 15 premmie babies in the unit where my daughter was born and the nearest shop that stocked them was 2 miles away. The hospitals only provide so many nappies for you then you have to provide your own, I pitied the poor dads that had to shop for these nappies as my husband didnt know what he was really looking for. I wrote to Sainsbury's who said that it was not really worth them stocking these nappies as there wasn't that much call for them!!! I am due to have my next baby in January so I have been to Tesco and Boots and stocked up already!!! Maybe more shops should stock these nappies especially those in the vicinity of a hospital with a special care baby unit!!! Others who are expecting or go into early labour beware!!!!!
How things have moved on in the nappy world since I had my two children in the sixties. All for the better I may add. I remember when I was expecting my first child, money was tight, and I went once a month to the baby shop and bought one Zorbit Nappy. At the time these were the best make you could buy and at around 10(old) shillings each to buy. They were a large square piece of thick toweling. Felt lovely and soft ,just right for a baby's bottom. If you had friends or relatives wanting to buy you something for the forthcoming event you always asked for Zorbit nappies. You folded them into a triangle shape and somehow managed to fit them to your baby's bum, and then proceeded to push the large nappy pin through all the layers to hold everything together. This didn't always work, and sometimes when you picked baby up, off dropped the nappy, down to the ankles and you had to start the whole proceedure again. If you were able to afford them you could always buy 'the nappy liner', this was placed inside the nappy . They looked and felt more like tissues but they did save a bit of the 'staining' on the nappy itself. Then on to the cleaning. I used to rinse and then soak the nappy's overnight in 'Nappysan'. This was supposed to take away the bacteria from the cloth. Then came the wash and boil,(which took forever) and then the hanging on the line to dry. A full days work sometimes especially on wet days. If you were lucky they had a life span of around three months before they went 'hard'. No use after that except to use as floor cloths. Good absorbant floor cloths though. So much easier now with the throw aways, for me anyway with the many visits I get from my grand children.
I will start off by saying sorry if this opinion is in the wrong place.I want to give an opinion on disposable and terry nappies about the advantages and disadvantages.Most parents I know choose to use disposable as they are easy to dispose of. Here goes: DISPOSABLE NAPPIES: These are disgned to be thrown away after use.They come in different types some are thick and contain cotton wool while others are thin and contain a substance called absorbant gelling material which takes away the wetness from your babys skin.You may sometimes see the gel when you change your babys nappy if it is very wet. THE PROS AND CONS OF DISPOSABLE NAPPIES: PROS. 1)Very absorbant but brands vary in effectiveness. 2)Convenient-can be just thrown away. 3)No laundry cleaning. CONS. 1)Create massive enviromental damage. 2)Expensive. 3)Brands vary in cut and shape so it is important to shop around to see which best suits your baby. TERRY NAPPIES: There are a few designs of terries nappies.You can buy nappies liners for terries which means the nappies should not leak.The Idea of re-usables brings to mind piles of dirty nappies however you can now pay people to take there nappies and wash them and then bring them back clean although this can cost more than buying disposable nappies. THE PROS AND CONS OF TERRY NAPPIES: PROS. 1)Cheaper than disposable nappies. 2)Kinder to enviroment. 3)Create less waste. CONS. 1)Can be bulky and some leak although the designs are inproving. 2)Need to be changed more often as they are less absorbant. 3)Diffecult to use when away from home. 4)Baby may be prone to skin irritation. 5)Take longer to change. 6)Need place to store nappies. 7)Hassle of washing. I use disposable nappies as they are easy to store and easy to dispose of.I hope this opinion is useful.