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We pride ourselves on offering evidence based information to help you feel well-informed with your decisions as a parent. We all parent differently, with the information we have.

Here we bring you topics that might make it a little easier to navigate your way through, with a touch of humour along the way.

It is an accumulation of a decade of supporting parents, training, and experience. Please get in touch if you would like further support.

Cloth Nappies

Newborn Nappies explained

facebookinstagrampinterestEco Store | Sling & Cloth Nappy Library | Parent Hub Hello and welcome to Cariad Babi. Before you ask, nope, I’m not...

Real Nappy Week 2020

What is Real Nappy Week? Real Nappy Week was designed to be a week of increased momentum nationwide, to make cloth mainstream. Through sales, media...

Cloth Wipe Comparison

There are so many cloth wipes on the market, you might be asking which are the best? It's another one of those personal preference topics, but here...

How do I wash cloth nappies?

Washing cloth nappies is a topic that google is divided on. The reason for this is that every single washing machine will behave very differently in...

What size nappy?

We are often asked what size nappy we would recommend. There is no easy answer to this, but here is how we generally determine the answer: Newborn...

Let’s talk about Poop, Baby

It's often the sticking point when it comes to cloth nappies! Isn't it disgusting? Do I use a liner? Do they stain? How best to get rid? What about...

I had no choice but to use cloth

Dear Mrs Carrington-Roberts. Congratulations! You have been cured from your lifelong disability. You no longer suffer chronic pain, nor struggle to...

Types of cloth nappy

So you read about the waterproof and absorbent part and you've had time let it sink in? No? Missed it? Go back a step - this way! Or scroll down to...

Cloth Nappies explained

So you read about the waterproof part and you've had time let it sink in? No? Missed it? Go back a step - this way! Or scroll down to read about the...

Help! Cloth Nappies!

Wondering where to start with cloth nappies? Tried Google? As a newbie to cloth, it can be very overwhelming. Here I shall try and help break it...

Babywearing

Carrying and Pregnancy

It’s a question we hear often, and a worry you understandably have. Will carrying affect getting pregnant, or a pregnancy that has already begun?...

Facing outwards in a sling

Is it ok to face outward in a sling? This is a heated and sensitive topic in the babywearing world. Ask in a Facebook group and you’ll get mostly...

When can I back carry?

Oops we haven't posted this one yet! Please come back soon. Meanwhile, have you read this blog about the best slings ever?!  Choose the date,...

The best sling ever!

Which sling is the best? One of my most asked questions. Tula is the best. Lennylamb too. And Integra. Wraps are the best. They are all the best,...

Heat, Holidays and Babywearing…

Babywearing in the hot weather brings about many worries and questions. Here we will try to help reassure you. Can I use a sling in hot weather?...

Parenting

What are Cloth Sanitary Pads?

Using Cloth Sanitary Protection (CSP) is another way you can reduce waste to landfill along with saving money. Cloth pads may appear pricier than...

Can’t put my baby down

Help! My baby won't let me put him/her down! Sound familiar? That clever little bean of yours is doing what's he/she is naturally designed to do....

Sun shades or death traps?

It's hot. The sun burns. And naturally you want to shade your baby. NOT WITH A BLANKET. Or even a light cover, a muslin for example. I understand...

Passionately P’d Off

Hello and welcome to Cariad Babi. Before you ask, nope, I’m not Welsh – I just would love to live in Wales! Cariad Babi translates to ‘baby love’....

Fashion Revolution Week

Why buy Piccalilly?

Many parents choose to feed their baby organic food, but don't realise why they should extend this buying choice to include organic baby clothes and...

Why we retail Ecopipo

We are super proud of the brands we choose to retail and we would like to two as examples of why buying with us is worth the investment! Ecopipo...

Extend, Mend or Re-trend it!

There are lots of things you can do with the clothes you already have, to reduce the impact on the planet. Here we have three different approaches:...

A history of Modern Slavery

Slavery is not in our past. It isn't something that used to happen, and no longer does. Bangladesh is the second largest garment manufacturer in the...

Who made my clothes?

It's a question we should all be asking, but few can answer. Can you imagine who made your clothes? Where they live, if they have a family, what...

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Babywearing

Babywearing is really practical, can reduce postnatal depression, aid feeding and more! Click below to begin your babywearing journey…

Cloth Nappies

Interested in cloth nappies but unsure where to start? From our hire options in the library, to advice and suppport and payment plans – we’re here to help!

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