We asked Nappy Science Gang “What's the one thing you wish someone had told you when you first started using cloth?” and here are their replies: (NB: some contradictions – but that’s opinion for you!) Buying Nappies Not to buy too many of one brand. To buy a couple of each you like the look … Continue reading Things I wish I’d known about using cloth nappies
Have you heard about the bunch of troublemakers causing mayhem in the cloth nappy world? The call themselves the Nappy Science Gang and they just don't seem to understand The Rules. You know The Rules: follow The Rules, repeat The Rules, don't dare to question The Rules. Well this lot are questioning everything. You say, "Powder detergent is … Continue reading Nappy Leaks – We’re Not The Boss Of You
We are getting distressingly close to the third anniversary of our lovely ‘pool in the dining room’ homebirth! Both myself and Noah have also recently transitioned into full-time education (university & preschool respectively ), so big changes all round, which seems like a good time to reflect on our experiences! We had been trying to … Continue reading Our Fluffy Journey
Welcome to our most recent live-chat write-up, this time with Jo Schanschieff, head of product development for Bambino Mio. It was great having her with us and being able to find out more about the history of the company, as well as learning about some of the recommendations they give out for both their nappies … Continue reading Live chat with Jo Schanschieff from Bambino Mio
Welcome all, it is a pleasure to have hosted the second live chat organised by The Nappy Science Gang! Below you will find the write-up of what has been discussed over the course of the hour with our two water experts, Mark Smith and Adrian Clark, both members of the Royal Society of Chemistry Water … Continue reading Live chat with water scientists Mark Smith and Adrian Clark
Over the last week, the Nappy Science Gang have been voting for the 3 main questions they're going to answer. Drumroll please......the winners are.... 1) What's the best thing to wash cloth nappies with (Bio detergent /non-bio detergent / liquid / powder/ eco eggs/ soapnuts)? 2) Is 'strip-washing' cloth nappies necessary? If so, what is … Continue reading We’ve chosen our questions!
This week saw the Nappy Science Gang's first live chat with an expert related to the project - and what a chat it was! From now on, live chats will happen regularly, so watch this space for details! One Tuesday 12th May at 8pm, we had the pleasure and privilege of putting our questions to … Continue reading Our first live chat, with Penny Broderick of the Nappy Library Information Service
For the majority of UK parents, the 20th - 26th April 2015 won't be marked on the family calendar as a special one. But for cloth nappy users and advocates along with us at The Nappy Science Gang (who are both) it's 'Real Nappy Week'. Founded in 1996 (by Go Real) this annual event is … Continue reading Real Nappy Week