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Do you need help with cloth nappies? Read our blog for tips!

  • Do I need different cloth nappies in the day to at night?

    At Green Cheeks we now have two systems. Our tandem nappy is great to use during the day, supplied with a choice of one or two of our fantastic tri...
  • Which cloth nappies should I use overnight?

    So you've cracked cloth nappies by day - what about overnight? So if you have a very little baby who is pooping all of the time, and you're changin...
  • Should I stop using cloth nappies in hot weather?

    Summer Days and Fluffy Bottoms   Let's have a think...  Disposable nappies contain a lot of plastic, whereas cloth nappies are mostly natural mater...
  • What's the difference between 4 layer & 3 layer hemp booster inserts?

    So, what's the difference?  The answer is - one extra layer of fabric! Simple are that. At Green Cheeks, all of our inserts and boosters are 55% he...
  • Cloth Nappies - What about the poo?

    How well does a cloth nappy keep the big brown business inside? In contrast to most disposable nappies, cloth nappies have soft and snuggly cuffs ...
  • The In's and Out's of a Green Cheeks Tandem Cloth Nappy

    So, what is a Green Cheeks cloth nappy?


    A picture paints a thousand words.... so have 4!


    Inside a Green Cheeks Cloth Nappy

    UPDATE - We now have poppers fastening as well as hook & loop available in most of our patterns

    Inside a Green Cheeks Cloth Nappy

    Green Cheeks Hemp Boosters Inserts

    Green Cheeks Cloth Nappies Demonstration

  • A guide to washing your cloth nappies

    For best results chuck the whole lot in the machine, put a small dose of powder in the drawer and do a quick wash on cold. This will rinse the wee out of the nappies. if you haven't pulled your inserts out yet, now is probably a good time to do it. 

    Once that’s finished, put a full dose of powder for a heavily soiled load into the drawer, read the instructions on your detergent, you’ll be surprised just how much you are supposed to use. Wash at 40 degrees on your longest wash. If you have any options for extra water – press it. You want to make sure there are no suds left once you’ve finished, this may occassionally mean there's a need for an extra cold rinse at the end.

  • What is a pocket nappy? Video tour.

  • How to fit a pocket nappy video - featuring my 2 year old - Harrison

    A short video demonstration on fitting a cloth nappy
  • Stuffing pocket nappies and folding hacks

    What is an insert?
    How many inserts do I need?
    How can I get the best performance from my inserts? 
    What is boosting?
  • How to stuff pocket nappies

    You're off! You've got the "pocket" and you've got a load of rectangular fabric "inserts" .... now what? I did try to film a video for this, but do...
  • A Dummies Guide - Getting Started with Cloth Nappies

    How many nappies do I need?

    Well, if you’re going to have one baby in cloth full time, you will probably need around 24 nappies. This is based on getting through six a day, washing every other day, and allowing for drying time. How often you change will depend on your child, their age and how many Fruit Shoots they just drank. It will all make a difference.