32 years ago there was no choice for us where we lived. We used cloth nappies! Disposables were just coming onto the market but were un-affordable (& unattainable in our local store)
My big girl suffered from re-current thrush and painful, blistering nappy rash from almost day one of life. After my 3rd trip to the doctors for antibiotic cream for her poor, sore little bottom, he referred me to my health visitor to see if she had any ideas. Her first suggestion surprised me: “why don’t you try cloth nappies?”
Tam, a mum of two, living in north-west Zambia shares how she came to a decision to use cloth nappies with her tiny people. It started with the numbers just making sense, but it grew into something bigger from there.