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Other Reusable Nappies FAQs

Can I use barrier creams on baby with a Reusable Nappy?

Yes. While barrier cream will wash off in the main wash cycle, we recommend using our Biodegradable Bamboo Nappy Liner inside the nappy when using barrier cream.

Which washing machine spin cycle do you recommend when washing Reusable Nappies?

We recommend a spin cycle of up to 1000RPM to keep your Reusable Nappies performing well and looking great.

Will poo get on my other washing – or be left in my washing machine?

No. When removing a soiled nappy, pop the poo in the loo and rinse the nappy (in the laundry sink or in a bucket you can then empty into the garden). You can then pop your nappies into the main wash cycle, or, for heavy soiling, pre-wash or quick w

Can I wash Reusable Nappies with my other clothing?

Yes. Once you’ve rinsed your nappies, or pre-washed them, you can put them in with your other clothing on the main wash cycle at up to 60°C.

I don’t like touching poo, what can I do?

Our Biodegradable Bamboo Nappy Liners sit inside the nappy against baby’s skin to catch solids and make it easier to manage number twos. At change time, just lift the liner and pop the poo in the loo, then dispose of the soiled liner in your compos

Won’t the nappies smell while I’m waiting to wash them?

No. If you’re not washing your nappies right away, we suggest rinsing the nappies (once you’ve popped the poo in the loo) and then putting them into a Dry Pail with holes to boost air flow and eliminate odour (yes really) by dispersing ammonia gas in

Do I have to wash the nappies before I use them?

Yes. Just like our Modibodi underwear, it’s important to wash your Reusable Nappies before use to activate the innovative absorbent technology.

How long do reusable nappies take to dry?

Our nappy is designed with a ‘harness’ construction, which means you can lift and separate the floating lining or hang inside out to dry to allow air flow – and speed up the process.

What do I do with soiled Reusable Nappies when I’m out and about?

Our Reusable Nappy Bag can store up to two soiled nappies at a time, making it the perfect solution for keeping dirty nappies secure and smell-free when you’re on the go. Even better, it has handy loop fasteners to easily attach to your pram or strol

Can I send Reusable Nappies with my child to daycare/childcare?

Yes! Check out our handy guide to using Reusable Nappies at child care centres here.

Can you use reusable nappies with newborn babies?

Our Reusable Nappy has been tested to fit babies between 5kg and 18kg – so it depends on the size of your newborn!

What does One Size Fits Most (OSFM) mean?

One Size Fits Most means our Reusable Nappy is designed to fit babies who weigh between 5kg and 18kg, with adjustable tabs and press studs to adapt the fit as your baby grows.

How long do Reusable Nappies last?

Our Reusable Nappies are designed to last as long as baby needs to wear them, which means you should be able to keep them until most babies/toddlers are toilet trained. They can then be used for future siblings or handed on to family and friends.

Can I flush the Biodegradable Bamboo Nappy Liners in the toilet?

No, but you can pop them into your compost and the worms will be snacking on them in no time. Otherwise, please dispose of them in the rubbish bin.

Can I compost the Biodegradable Bamboo Nappy Liners?

Wet liners which haven’t been soiled by poo can be composted in your home/garden compost. Soiled liners should be disposed of in your regular rubbish bin. Some councils supply kerbside compost bins which accept nappy liners – please check with your

Do your reusable nappies contain any harmful chemicals?

Modibodi reusable nappies are free from harmful chemicals and plastics.   All the fabrics, treatments, dyes, prints and componentry in our reusable nappies are Oeko-Tex 100 Class 1 certified as safe for babies and harmful chemical free – most reusa

Why did you choose to use microfibre in the middle layers rather than a more natural fabric?

Our choice of materials needed to balance performance, durability and safety, while reducing carbon emissions, water use and the waste caused by disposable nappies. We tested a wide range of natural fabrics including cotton, bamboo and hemp, but fo