Lucy is another talented WAHM (work at home mum) who has turned her love of cloth nappies into a business. Listen to hear how it all started with a nappy made from a bedsheet!
Thea started her own brand as a hobby for her mental health. Affordability and high quality runs through the core of Bebeboo as diaper poverty is sadly the reality for many parents.
At some point most babies go through a stage of heavy wetting, this can be challenging to deal with. On this episode I’m joined by Katrina, a fellow cloth bum parent, to talk about her experiences with her very heavy wetting boy.
A great behind-the-scenes insight into how this Glasgow-based cloth nappy library is run.
A must listen for any expectant parents, I chat to Angie, The Eco Midwife, about cloth nappies, cloth sanitary products and cord clamps.
Sasha is a cloth bum mum herself. Unable to find nappies to meet her daughter’s requirements, she started making her own. With the support from her parents, she now makes and sells nappies to other parents.
On this episode I’m joined by Lianne, owner of Green Cheeks. She has worked hard to create a nappy that is affordable but made with high quality materials. Lianne also talks about her own cloth journey – which definitely got off to a tricky start!
On this episode I talk to Vanessa, the owner of Lighthouse Kids. She shares her mission to cut down on unnecessary plastic packaging. And how she aims to build a global community to support parents on their cloth journeys.
Chloe switched to cloth nappies just two months ago. She talks about her journey so far, which has been really positive. About how she has found the cloth community to be a virtual mum group, and opens up about her postnatal mental health.
All these eco swaps are great, cloth nappies, zero waste kitchen, plastic free bathroom. But it all seems so expensive. How can you work towards a more sustainable lifestyle in an affordable way? Chrissie explains how being eco doesn’t have to be expensive.
Living on a narrowboat is quintessentially British and very idyllic. But can you really have that lifestyle and still use cloth nappies? I chat to cloth nappy parents Andrew and Jess to find out.
This is my first collaborative podcast with the lovely Rebecca from The Intentional Mum. Are cloth nappies a suitable minimalist and intentional choice when they require more space and time than disposables?
Meet Christine, a mum of two who started making her own nappies after not being able to find the features she wanted in a nappy. She’s turned her quest for a nappy she truly loves, into a business which she truly loves.
Ever wondered what it is like to have two in nappies? Or more? Is it even possible to use cloth nappies if you have more than one child in nappies? Tasha uses cloth full-time successfully on her three boys, find out how she manages the washing and why it is the right choice for her family.
Jess is a true entrepreneur. She has started her own successful business whilst still at school. And she has encouraged her family to become more eco-conscious.
In my first episode of featuring cloth nappy users, I chat to Frith (IG: @foxincloth), a mum of three who has been using cloth nappies on her children for an amazing 6 years.
A fascinating episode with Valerie from Ugandan social enterprise, Kijani. We hear about the talented group of women who make Kijani’s nappies, and what it’s like to use cloth and disposable nappies in Uganda. Valerie also explains how her business supports and empowers women, changing outcomes for their families.
Like many cloth nappy-using parents, I started my journey after completing The Nappy Lady questionnaire. I’ve also reached out to their advice service when I needed some support. So, in this episode I chat to Gemma to find out what goes on behind the scenes with all those questionnaires and emails we send.
On this episode I’m joined by Steph to talk about how important it was for her to create nappies that were as beautiful as functional. Steph also opens up about her mental health after having her first baby.
Amy was fairly new into her cloth journey when she spotted that access to nappy libraries could be really patchy. So she set up her own hire company which posts nappy trial kits all over the UK for parents to try.
Aless has turned her design skills to cloth nappies. As well as running her brand, PimPam, she also does all the artwork herself.
On this episode I chat to Kat from Hippynut about how she worked with her customers to develop the design of her nappy and the giveback Hippynut does. Plus I manage to find out what her favourite print is.
Meet Katie, the eco-conscious, talented, work at home mum who makes beautiful nappies and CSP.
Join me chatting with the incredibly talented Līga who hand makes beautiful nappies for her brand, Matroze.
An introduction to the Cloth Nappy Geek Podcast.
Behind the scenes chat with Amy from Bear Bott.