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Calling misdee, MrsDoolittle...and other cloth nappy mums and dads!

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lunavix Wed 29-Jun-05 14:41:06

What's cute at the moment?

Ds is still in his now slightly miserable looking rainbow tots, and also a couple of bumbles. Wrap wise he has one motherease and a few tots.

Want to get him some cute bits, what have you seen around? Been eyeing up fuzzibunz and minki, are they any good? What about wraps?

starlover Wed 29-Jun-05 14:44:12

fuzzi bunz totally rock! i love them. don't need a wrap with them either. have a few minkis too which are lovely!

giraffeski Wed 29-Jun-05 14:49:04

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lunavix Wed 29-Jun-05 14:53:24

oh no giraffeski I forgot I have 2 of those as well lol. They're gorgeous aren't they, I have a turquoise and a green one. I just made a plea down the phone to dh for more nappies and he conveniently forgot them too

I forgot to say on other thread.. glad your dd like the gifts Took a while choosing, but I hope if anythings a bit 'old' for her she grows into them soon!

I need more for nights really.. We have a thick nappy nation insert, and also a size 3 tots, and to get ds not to leak at night, we have to put him in a size 2 tots (or kissaluv or bumble etc) with the HUGE booster, plus the size 3 tots on top, plus an xl wrap (the only big wrap I have at the moment being a snickerdoodles one) it's a nightmare!

MrsDoolittle Wed 29-Jun-05 14:57:13

Hi Lunavix, I have just been thinking the same myself.
I bought 3 slinki minkis most recently and I have to say they really are for showing off! And with a microfibre insert they are nice and slim.
In fact, Michaela was looking for agents most recently and I have offered my help!
Although I have heard it's better to be an independant.

lunavix Wed 29-Jun-05 15:09:58

oh MrsD I know! If I had a dd... there's so many lovely girls minkis. THe pink hearts, strawberry shortcake.

Michaela agreed to make me a noddy nappy.. yay

giraffeski Wed 29-Jun-05 15:25:53

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MrsDoolittle Wed 29-Jun-05 15:34:11

lunavix, have you tried a microfibre insert? They are really cheap and are super absorbable. You can buy them almost anywhere.

Yorkiegirl Wed 29-Jun-05 15:37:31

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lunavix Wed 29-Jun-05 15:43:13

Looks like fuzzis it is. Where does everyone buy them from? Roughly how much per nappy? I'm imagining £15 each if AIO?

Pixiefish Wed 29-Jun-05 15:44:32

I love minki. Absolutely gorgeous. Have a look at the new minki minkee fabric-so soft and gorgeous- don't think she has it on line but she has had it on ebay before and makes them as custom orders.

I alos love the little lamb allin one- sell them- they have some on offer at the moment. They really are very soft and dry ever so quickly

Yorkiegirl Wed 29-Jun-05 15:44:52

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starlover Wed 29-Jun-05 16:00:01

i buy from babykind

roosmum Wed 29-Jun-05 22:09:40

bear behinds are v. funky - & available as stuffables, so you can fill em up for at the amount of cloth on your ds's bum at night!
love fuzzis here too, they're seriously good.
i just use a pad-folded terry at night (little ewe unbleached), either in nature babies stuffable, or just placed in nb popper wrap - tho ds is only 5 mths (but nearly 20lbs, so def on the big side for his age). how old is your ds?

giraffeski - have you thought of trying to reseal your fuzzis, think i've read somewhere abt doing this with some lanolin type stuff - rubbing it into leaky seams?? (or did i imagine it...?!)

misdee Wed 29-Jun-05 22:10:47

ooooo minkee minkis. i want one [droool]

frogs Wed 29-Jun-05 22:34:00

I have a minki fleece stuffable that dd2 has grown out of if you'd like it, misdee. It's a pink polka dot design with orange inside. Only very lightly used, as I bought a size too small and didn't realise in time.

It's Medium, but reckon would fit from 3-4 months.

misdee Wed 29-Jun-05 22:35:45

oooo thanks you!!

Feffi Wed 29-Jun-05 22:43:27

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frogs Wed 29-Jun-05 22:47:36

CAT me your address again, misdee, and I'll put it in the post to you. It is a very cheering nappy, I promise. I'm trying to resist the temptation to buy the same one in the next size up, but we don't really need more nappies.

Pixiefish Wed 29-Jun-05 22:55:13

misdee- the minki minkee IS gorgeous. I got dd a lilac one with purple fleece inner and purple poppers. Dd loves it- its just so soft

misdee Wed 29-Jun-05 22:56:03

i emailed last week to ask for a pink one, but havent heard back.

misdee Wed 29-Jun-05 22:56:38

i got pony and leopard print minkis off ebay. they are lovely.

giraffeski Wed 29-Jun-05 23:01:15

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Chuffed Thu 30-Jun-05 09:43:56

yorkiegirl I've just got the one fuzzi with the wonderfulls insert (have't used it yet) just finished washing the wonderfulls thing 3 times. Is it absorbant enough for nights?
Are the microfibre inserts the ones for about £3 from babykind? Are they any good. I'm thinking of trying a slinky minki too but dd will only be a part time washable user as nursery won't use them so I'm trying to work out the best things to get and how many.

Chuffed Thu 30-Jun-05 09:44:40

giraffeski my instructions say fuzzi's can be washed at 95 so would hope that 60degree wash won't have done it or mine will be shot before it's used.

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