BEGINNERS GUIDE TO CLOTH NAPPIES by  Boho Babes Cloth Nappies
AN INTRODUCTION TO MODERN CLOTH NAPPIES BY DANNI BREWER  Congratulations on starting your journey into the world of modern...
WHAT ARE MCNS  Beginning your journey into the world of cloth nappies can be overwhelming as cloth nappies have certainly ...
CLOTH NAPPY COMPONENTS Shell  A cloth nappy shell or cover is the waterproof outer of the cloth nappy. Insert  The insert ...
DIFFERENT STYLES OF MCNS There are four main types of modern cloth nappies - Pocket nappies, All-in-ones, All-in-twos and ...
MCN SIZES There are typically three size options when it comes to modern cloth nappies - Newborn, sized and One-size-fits-...
SNAP PLACEMENT There are two options when it comes to snap placement and closure of cloth nappies. Side snapping nappies h...
INSERTS AND BOOSTERS Inserts are the absorbent  pads  that are stuffed or lay within the nappy to absorb the urine. These ...
HOW TO CHOOSE  There are many things to consider when choosing the right nappy for your bub and as mentioned above you may...
QUESTIONS TO HELP Do you want a nappy that is quick to dry  Pocket or AI2 nappies are the fastest drying. If you have more...
HOW MANY NAPPIES  There are a few factors to consider when deciding how many nappies you will need for your family. The nu...
HOW OFTEN TO CHANGE  It is recommended to change bubs nappy every 2 to 3 hours throughout the day. It is important to chan...
DEALING WITH POOP There are a few different ways to deal with poop and it comes down to personal preference. Here are the ...
Newborn  breastfed baby  poop. The great news is that breastfed baby poop is water soluble. What does that mean  Well ther...
LAUNDRY DETERGENT Powder or liquid  Washing powder contains sodium carbonate which is a laundry enhancer - it helps to giv...
WASHING AND PREP TIPS Hot wash vs cold wash. A hot wash  60  c  is recommended when washing nappies as in conjunction with...
WASHING GUIDE Step 1   Pre-wash At the end of each day or at most every second day put all soiled nappies through a pre-wa...
STAINS AND REMOVAL What can cause stains  Poop is not rinsed from nappies within a sufficient amount of time. The detergen...
ABBREVIATIONS   LANGUAGE General Terms  MCN  Modern cloth nappy AIO  All-in-one - Refers to type of nappy AI2  All-in-two ...
PUL  Polyurethane Laminate - The waterproof fabric that the shells of nappies are often lined with or made of. Trifold  An...
Other commonly used terms  Stash  Collection of nappies Stash shot  Photo of a collection of modern cloth nappies Stuff  R...
FITTING YOUR NAPPIES Front Snapping Fit Guide
Side Snapping Fit Guide    This style of side snapping nappy is a Boho babes night nappy, so fitting for other brands of s...
COMMON FITTING ISSUES Leaks  Leaks usually occur with improper fit. To avoid leaks ensure the elastics of the nappy sit ag...
Can   t get a good fit with the snaps  Remember that snaps do NOT have to be even. The top row of snaps on the wings of th...
COMBATTING LEAKS Why do leaks occur  There are many reasons why leaks can occur when using cloth nappies. Unlike disposabl...
COST EFFECTIVE Outright cost of MCNS vs ongoing cost of disposables Disposable nappies are a financial commitment that las...
WATER COSTS The water consumption of disposables According to Stephens Leahy in his book    Your water footprint, 2014   ,...
Working out your financial cost 1. Work out how many kiloliters you use per year by converting the liters above to kilolit...
ELECTRICITY COSTS Calculating costs The easiest way to calculate any increase in electricity costs from using cloth nappie...
BUYING SECONDHAND With the aim of reducing waste there is a big market for the resale of modern cloth nappies and reusable...
How would you rate the overall condition of the nappies  Ask the seller to rate the condition of the nappies. Below is a r...
Ask for photos. Request a few additional photos of the PUL or TPU lining  waterproof lining of the nappy  to ensure it has...
ABOUT BOHO BABES Who we are Boho Babes Cloth Nappies is owned by Rhonda and Danni who are a Mother-in-law and Daughter-in-...
THE IMPORTANT DETAILS Manufacturing our products Our products are ethically manufactured. Why  Because we care  We care ab...
WE ARE HERE TO HELP  When Rhonda and I started this business we never expected to sell the initial 300 nappies we purchase...