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real napppy question?

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cazsaz Tue 31-May-11 14:51:01

I've recently been made redundant and with 3 little ones really need to find something quickly.

I've been thinking about setting up a real nappy cleaning service. I used disposables for mine because I couldn't face all the hassle and time of washing - but if I could have paid a small amount to get them washed, I think I would have done.

Would anyone out there use this kind of service?? I would love to hear your comments.

deemented Tue 31-May-11 14:55:00

I use cloth and tbh theres no way i'd pay someone else to wash them for me.

A few reasons - i use cloth to save money, so doing my own washing etc makes more sense then paying someone else. Also, i have lots of 'nice' nappies that cost a bit and i wouldn't want to risk them getting lost or mixed up with someone elses.

In all honesty, washing my own nappies is no hassle at all - just an extra load every few days is all.


QueenofDreams Tue 31-May-11 14:57:24

there are nappy washing services out there. Generally they provide the nappies themselves, so parents are essentially paying for hire and cleaning.

Like Dee I don't have a problem washing nappies myself and wouldn't consider using a service. Sorry.

cazsaz Tue 31-May-11 16:35:35

Thanks for the feed-back. It's obviously really useful to know what service people would be prepared to use.

MoonFaceMamaaaaargh Tue 31-May-11 18:17:09

I too wash my own. Well, ds's. I know one person who used a service like this but they stopped when they realised it cost more than disposables.

Hope something comes along for you soon. smile

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