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do you ever see anyone else out and about with reusables?

(10 Posts)
moocowme Sat 16-Aug-08 21:25:30

just curious as my sone has a large selection of brightly coloured resuables made by his mummy and are quite noticable in the summer peeking over his shorts.

I have never so far seen another baby in our town when out with a reusable on. does everyone put disposables on when they go out?

4andnotout Sat 16-Aug-08 21:28:34

I met another cloth botted baby at the local playgroup, i was shock but pleased as all my friends think im weird! We always use cloth even when staying out overnight.

LackaDAISYcal Sat 16-Aug-08 21:30:51

we use a mix of cloth and dispos due to bad nappy rashes, but I do know other mums who use cloth and do so when out and about as well.

I use dispos if we are overnighting or on holiday.

Maybe you have spotted a gap in the market for your handiwork?

PigeonPie Sat 16-Aug-08 21:41:49

DS1's nappies weren't that noticeable - it just looked like he'd got a big bottom - but as he usually wore dungarees you wouldn't have noticed if you bumped into him. The only time I noticed other reusables was in changing rooms, but that was very infrequently.

However, I got quite excited the other day when a 'new' mum I met was talking about washing her nappies. I too am often thought of as weird either that, or 'so good'.

I just love my nappies though grin

BigBadMousey Sat 16-Aug-08 21:49:00

I don't see other mums as much as I should <miserable old git emoticon> but I have met a few who use cloth.

Mostly when I see other mums they are apologising and making excuses for using disposables (I do a cloth nappy talk at the local antenatal classes) which is a bit sad because I really think it's up to them and I don't want to make them feel bad about their choice.

Lionstar Sat 16-Aug-08 21:50:16

Met a few cloth bums at the health clinic when DD was small and I still bothered to get her weighed.

Now she is in nursery and there are 2 others with cloth bums in her room alone!

Octothechildherder Sun 17-Aug-08 19:07:41

Lots - alot of people I know use cloth and everyone knows I do grin

I do speak to people if I see their baby in cloth blush I don't cross the street or anything blush - just if they are in close proximity!

onepieceoflollipop Sun 17-Aug-08 19:09:28

Oh yes I go out and about with baby in cloth, also take them with us if staying away one night, or for the last night or two on holiday.

ScottishMummy Sun 17-Aug-08 19:11:36

yes lots

KikiH Sun 17-Aug-08 19:37:08

yes most of my friends use cloth and we just take old cotton wool bags with us to put dirties in. I use flushable liners when out.

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