Nappy Fitting - Guidance Sheet
This guide has been created for people who are new to cloth nappies and looking for a little guidance.
# 1:Fit insert into nappy pocket - Put insert into pocket at back. Check it lies flat within the pocket (for comfort and maximum absorbency)
An additional liner and/or insert can be placed on top of the inner nappy layer if needed (a liner can catch solids / and an extra insert can help absorb extra urine – this additional step is easier to do after step 2)
# 2:Adjust the size of the nappy to small, medium or large to best fit your baby / toddler
a - Clip together the b - Clip together the c - Leave the horizontal
bottom and top rows middle and top rows buttons as they are
of horizontal buttons of horizontal buttons for the large nappy size
to adjust the nappy to to adjust the nappy to
make the small size make the medium size
# 3:Fit the nappy onto your baby / toddler
Place the nappy flat and open (with the wings at the back) on your change mat. Lie your baby’s bottom on the open nappy.
Pull the bottom part of the nappy towards their tummy and pull the nappy wings across their tummy, clipping together the buttons to suit the size of your baby.
The size of your baby will dictate how far the wings are pulled across
Small size: Nappy wings Medium size: Nappy wings Large size:Nappy wings
clipped together to clipped together to clipped together to
make a small size nappy make a medium size nappy make a large size nappy
# 4:Check the comfort of the fit on your baby
a – run your finger around the inside of b – Suggestion - Allow the fleece
the legs – this should be easy but there lining to stick out at the back
should be no large gaps of the nappy to increase comfort
To avoid leaks the gusset should fit
around the legs like normal underwear;
Please do also remember babies come in all shapes and sizes therefore there may be some babies for whom a perfect fit is not achievable at every stage of their development.
We are always on hand to help and suggest ideas if you suddenly discover issues with the fit of your nappy.
You are welcome to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further advice on washing and generally looking after your nappies