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I'm Tara, I am 28 weeks pregnant and live in London (for now!). This is our first child, so we are still doing a lot of research and looking into different things.  We are keen to have as natural a pregnancy and birth as possible, and raise little Peanut that way too!

Speaking of research, does anyone have any good tips for cloth nappies.  There seems to be a lot out there, which makes it harder to know which are actually any good!

Looking forward to exploring the site!
Tara, Mic and 'Peanut'
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Hi Tara,

Welcome to the forum and congratulations on little Peanut! I am 30 weeks pregnant with number 2 and little Beanie has become incredibly wriggly of late.

I would be interested to hear what others have to say about cloth nappies.  I bought second hand ones for my first (they were from Germany and can't remember the brand name) but they worked.  I ended up using just regular terry squares a lot too. It's quite fun to learn the different folds.  

I did give in after about 6 months and lots of washing & a huge electric bill later and used Nature Babycare disposables from Boots. They are 70% biodegradable and cost much less than the very lovely Moltex ones.  Nature babycare are made from corn, are breathable and naturally chlorine free.  I now mostly use Sainsbury's eco nappies as we shop online. They are 60% biodegradable and are much softer than the Nature baby ones.  

I think I'll try terries again with number 2 though, as I do feel guilty about landfill sites, etc

Best of luck with your pregnancy and birth, sounds like you're doing all the right things.

sharon x

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