Night-time cloth nappy construction

A colleague is thinking about putting his daughter in cloth nappies at night.  This post is for him and anyone else who wants to use a cloth nappy at night.  The nappy preparation works for our daughter but as all children are different you may have to modify it for your child.

  1. Start with a Motherease Air Flow or PoPoLiNi Vento wrap (or similar).
    Motherease wrap
  2. Place a size 2 Little Lamb double thickness bamboo booster in the wrap.Night nappy stage 2
  3. Place a second booster on top of the first.  We fold this booster in two and place at the front as our daughter seems to wet the nappy more at the front.  This is probably useful for boys too.Night nappy stage 3
  4. Add a Motherease one size nappy.Night nappy stage 4
  5. Add a size one Little Lamb bamboo booster.Night nappy stage 5
  6. Add two cotton boosters.  This helps fast flow from away from the skin to the absorbent bamboo.  Sometimes, we use one size one Little Lamb bamboo booster here.Night nappy step 6
  7. Add the Motherease nappy’s booster with the poppers.Night nappy step 7
  8. Finally, add a piece of fleece to sit next to the skin to keep the skin dry.Night nappy stage 8

Once fitted to the child, it is usual for there to be a gap between the wrap and the thighs of several millimetres.  The wrap should be pulled down the thighs as far as possible.

Baby two had their 20 week anomaly scan

Today was an important day. Baby two was scanned for common anomalies.  As far as the sonographer could tell, all was well.  Baby was very co-operative today, unlike at the 12 week scan.  Here are some pictures for anyone who is interested.

The next scan will be an INTERBIO-21st research scan in October.