Why shouldn't I use fabric softener on cloth nappies?
Using fabric softener on cloth nappies can make them less absorbent.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 14 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
Rating: 4.2/5 Votes: 641
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Nappies should fit snugly around your baby's waist and legs to prevent leakage, even while your baby is crawling or doing other activities. As your baby grows, so will the size of nappy they need.
Disposable and cloth nappies both have their advantages and disadvantages. Disposable nappies are more convenient, but also more expensive. Cloth nappies cost less, but are more work as they require washing. It is thought that cloth nappies are also …