Why Use Reusable Swim Nappies?
There are many reasons to consider using reusable swim nappies. Arguably, the 2 major factors are that they are much more cost effective (one nappy can last up to a year) and they are a lot better for the environment. The production of a reusable swim nappy creates less CO2 during manufacture than disposables, and they are not immediately destined for landfill.
Not only that, you will always have a swim nappy available, no quick trips to the shop before lessons, and they are a lot more gentle on baby's sensitive skin.
In this guide we will look into the reasons why reusable Swim nappies are the best choice.
A reusable swim nappy is half the cost per wear of a disposable swim nappy:
Using a reusable nappy for swimming lessons alone will save you £12.41 a year
Find out more about the differences between disposable and reusable swim nappies here.
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The Happy Nappy weighs just 60g, thats 94% less than 2 packs of disposables
Going solely by the number of baby swimmers, reported by the 206 respondents to a 2014 survey by the Swimming Teachers’ Association, * a minimum of 943.8cm3 of (non-swelling) swim nappies are used in the UK each year, which is the equivalent of:
22.5 learner pools
Baby swimming lessons last only 30mins - thats 500 years in landfill for a product that's been used for just half an hour!
- Soft material is gentle on sensitive skin
- Integrated UPF protection
- Neoprene swim nappies provide a snug fit with tummy and thigh cuffs that protect against faecal leaks
- Easy to clean and care for
- Can be worn for a whole day at the beach for children who are nearly potty trained
- Range of stylish designs - boys, girls and unisex
- Suitable from newborns to older children, teenagers and adults
Reusable swim nappies are very easy to use – we have a step-by-step guide to wearing and washing swim nappies here.
- *Information taken from a 2014 survey by the Swimming Teacher’s Association
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