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Swimming nappies

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GeorgiexXx Thu 05-Feb-15 12:53:40

I have enrolled my 14 week old DS on to an aquababies course and I'm a bit clueless as to what swimwear/nappies he'll need. Any recommendations or advice?

catg83 Thu 05-Feb-15 17:44:10

We use a disposable Huggies swimming nappy under a wet suit like thing. He is 10 weeks old BUT he hasn't pooed while we have been swimming yet. So probably haven't tested them to their max yet. grin

Buttercup27 Thu 05-Feb-15 17:45:42

We use a reusable swimming nappy with the swimming class approved swimming shorts. They work brilliantly and has saved us a fortune.

GeorgiexXx Thu 05-Feb-15 18:34:08

Lovely thanks x

NotPennysBoat Thu 05-Feb-15 18:36:21

FWIW the Huggies ones can be reused if they've not poo'd! Another parent at swimming class old me this when I was complaining about how expensive they are for half an hours wear! Just pop them on the radiator to dry out (can probably only reuse them once, but every little helps!)

WhyOWhyWouldYou Thu 05-Feb-15 18:56:59

Check with swim school if they require neoprene nappy over another disposable or reusable nappy. Some do, some dont.

The disposable swim nappies can survive being machine washed 2-3 times and dried on a rack.

skankingpiglet Thu 05-Feb-15 19:57:01

The school should tell you what is required. You will most likely need a Happy Nappy. Splash about (the company that makes the neoprene Happy Nappy) also make a reusable cotton swim nappy which you just wash and reuse until they need the next size. They cost about £5. They do however need a liner (a roll of 100 is £5) but the liners can be washed and reused repeatedly also unless they've done a poo in them. I've been taking my DD swimming for the last 5 months each week and I've barely made a dent in the roll. smile
I didn't realise the disposables could be reused either, thanks NotPennysBoat! They are so expensive at one a lesson, as if the classes don't cost enough already!

GeorgiexXx Fri 06-Feb-15 11:52:08

Thanks everyone. Now I just need to invest in a swimsuit. I'm definitely not bikini body ready!

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