Would you mind casting your eye over this idiot's guide?
Cloth nappies should not need to be changed more than normal, but as it is less obvious when they need changing than with disposables, please physically check the nappy throughout the day. As a guide, I would probably change her roughly every 2.5/3 hours:
• first thing after waking up (7:30 am)
• mid-morning (10:00 am)
• after lunch/before nap (12:30 pm)
• mid-afternoon (3:00 pm)
• after tea (5:00 pm)
• before bed (7:30 pm)
* If she has pooed she will need to be changed straight away.
To make things as easy as possible, we will try and use one or two brands of nappies. Most will be popper fastening, however, if any are hook and loop, they will need to be secured before you put them in the wetbag (either folded over on themselves, or secured to the white strip. This stops them from getting tangled in the machine.
If the nappy is dirty, please can you attempt to flick the worst of it into the WC (I do understand this is not a pleasant job, but it reduces the risk of bacteria in the nappies).
We will try and bring in 5/6 each day, and we are happy for any unused nappies to stay at nursery, if they are the first nappies used the following week.
The larger wipes are for nappy changes. If the nappy is wet, please simply wipe her with a dry wipe and pop it in the wetbag. If the nappy is dirty, dampen a wipe in warm/hot water before cleaning her (towelling side works best). Most nappy changes will require one or two wipes to remove the waste (again, if you are able to, please get rid of the worst over the WC) and then a final wipe with the coloured side to dry her off (or use a clean dry wipe). Then please put the wipes in the wetbag.
Cloth face wipes:
As M has sensitive skin we do not use wet wipes at all, so there are some cloth face wipes in her bag. Please dampen with warm water if necessary and then put them in her small owl wetbag.