Are Bamboo nappies the way to go?

2015-12-10 06:00

I’m sure you’ve been hearing more and more about cloth nappies. Neighbours are talking about it, grannies are excited about the return of cloth nappies and your friends are using it.

Are we really going back to the Stone Age? Cloth nappies were used in an age where women stayed home, raised babies, did laundry and washed the dishes.

The new cloth nappy design is a far cry from all of this.

Modern-day cloth nappies do not involve big grandma pins, plastic covers and pre-wash bathtub soak sessions. Cloth nappies have evolved, since the 18th century from the terry cloth folding period to a well-designed product that’s easy to use, and great for the environment. In our day and age, with unstable economic times, and our carbon footprint offering much food for thought, cloth nappies are well worth considering.

What makes éfa bamboo nappies so special?

? They are a healthy alternative for baby

? They are environmentally friendly

? They are cost effective

? They are easy to use

? They are comfortable.

Bamboo is a natural fibre that is soft against baby’s skin and is highly absorbent.

“Our nappies are one-size-fits all (OSFA) and are easily adjustable. It is carefully designed to fasten with clips so it grows with baby,” says Yolanda from éfa Nappies.

“Bamboo nappies will save you a bundle of cash in the long run. Estimates show that disposable nappies cost between R2.50 and R5.00 per nappy. This amounts to anything from R15 000 to R25 000 per child, until he/she is potty-trained. Bamboo nappies, in comparison, cost around R0.70 per use! This means that you could be saving up to 70% by using our nappies!”

The benefits of using bamboo nappies far outweigh the benefits of using disposable nappies. Our bamboo nappies are comfortable, fashionable and convenient.

“By changing our approach to such a simple thing such as nappies, we play not only a major role in the comfort of our precious little ones, but also a big part in conserving planet earth, which we want our children to enjoy when they’re grown up,” says Yolanda.

Contact Yolanda at 082 7277 112 or send an email to For more information or to place an order, visit their website at

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