Our favourite reusable nappy brands
These mod cloth nappies guarantee dry bums and a greener planet
By Megan Prowd
Looking to make the switch to cloth nappies, but not sure where to start? These are our selection of the best tried and tested reusable nappies on the market. Leak free and mum approved, they’re perfect if you’re trying to get down to the business of cutting out nappy waste.
A new kid on the block in the reuseable nappies space, Modibodi, known for its life changing range of period underwear is changing the lives of new mums one reuseable nappy at a time. Their innovative patent-pending design has been tested to hold over 1L of fluid with no leaks, features microbial layers to fight bacteria and odour, and every component is made from Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified fabric, which means there are no hidden chemicals touching precious newborn skin.
We love this brand for its accessible, friendly approach to educating first timers on cloth nappy use. The Bubble Bubs website has an array of educational content and video tutorials to get you started and help you decide which reusable nappy style is right for you. They stock a full range of cloth styles, trial packs and bundles and offer a money back guarantee – yes, even once the nappy has been used and washed!
A range of ethically produced cloth nappies, with possibly the most stylish designs and prints around , Designer Bums offer nappies with a soft suede cloth inner lining and triple thickness bamboo inserts, as well as swim nappies. Hand illustrated, limited-edition designs come in cute varieties like Cuppa Time and QLD, replete with palm trees and frangipani blooms. The chic designs also extend to the brand’s range of eco-friendly baby products including change mats, wet bags, bamboo nursing pads and art smocks.
This cutely-named Byron Bay based brand offers cloth nappies designed to grow with your child from newborn to toddler. With snap fasteners, and two absorbent bamboo inserts per nappy to keep little ones extra dry, EcoNaps are are ultra absorbent with a the pocket designed to fit extra inserts for nighttime use. Nappies, bundles, training pants and swim nappies are available in an array of vintage inspired colours and fun prints, as well as eco-friendly nappy accessories.
Lulu & Finn reuseable nappies are one of the cheaper options on the market, but they are also one of the best. From their no-fuss fasteners to their hybrid pockets which allow for extra liners, or boosters as many brands call them, which help keep little ones dry overnight, there’s a lot to love about this option, not least of all their cute range of animal motifs.
Read Megan Prowd’s story on why she made the switch to reusable nappies here.