'I'll be joining the cloth revolution…I can't wait': Readers respond to a question about banning disposable nappies in SA

2019-07-16 13:04

We received responses from hundreds of parents sharing their experience of using cloth nappies - South Africa's alternative to disposables - with the majority expressing their enthusiasm for this method.

These were Takealot's top-selling products this Black Friday - you won't believe what the hottest toy was

2018-11-26 15:50

These were the bestsellers on Takealot and Superbalist.

How to change a baby's nappy in a restaurant

2016-10-31 10:43

So yes, sometimes you'll have to do a nappy change someplace other than on the carefully stocked changing table in her baby room. We help you navigate this potentially tricky situation.

Dad can't deal with nappy!

2015-08-14 08:32

Should dads be getting more involved in the ''yucky" parts of parenting?

A nappy-free newborn?

2014-06-25 11:55

We assume babies have to wear nappies from the minute they’re born, but this mom tried another way.

What do all these baby poo colours mean?

2013-02-25 15:26

Find out what all of the different colours of baby poop may mean.

Which nappy should I buy?

2013-01-09 12:52

As a first time mom, how do you choose which nappy to use?

3-year-old fined for garden wee

2012-11-12 10:22

Policeman hands huge fine to family of urinating toddler.

10 Tips for potty training success

2012-08-15 08:23

A few tricks are all you need to master this major milestone.

The dangers of crawling

2010-10-18 14:45

If only I had a turd eye in the back of my head, bemoans this mom of a newly mobile baby.


Diane Kruger uses eco nappies for environmental reasons, and 31% of South Africa's cloth parents do too

2019-05-13 14:31

When you think cloth nappies, glamour is maybe the last thing that comes to mind. But Hollywood actress Diane Kruger shows that using eco nappies can be as elegant as it gets. Thousands of South African parents share her sentiments, for a number of reasons.

Why are there still no baby-changing tables in men's toilets? This dad is not letting it slide

2018-10-24 12:57

Father and teacher Donte Palmer went viral when he posted an image of the rather creative squatting position he has to resort to every time his son's nappy needs changing in public toilets, and he's making it his personal mission to change this.

Are cloth nappies really cheaper than disposables?

2016-06-30 15:52

Here's a detailed breakdown, including water and electricity usage, of how much cloth nappies will cost you compared to disposables.

Make your own DIY diaper cake

2015-03-27 13:42

Turn those nappies into a baby shower centrepiece with this simple tutorial

Which nappy is best?

2013-08-22 15:00

We take a look at disposables, cloth nappies or going nappy-free.

10 top potty training tips

2013-01-14 15:05

Parents share their tried-and-tested potty training tips.

10 things you must know about nappy rash

2012-11-23 12:07

Almost all babies get sore, red skin on their bums sometimes, but luckily it's easily fixed.

‘Only moms should change nappies!’

2012-09-13 15:25

Why does the myth persist that nappy-changing belongs to mom?

The truth about baby poo

2011-06-06 13:29

The threat of diaper duty is not really something to be afraid of, says this aunt.

‘I won’t change a nappy!’

2010-09-13 13:20

Why do some men get away with avoiding the hands-on side of being a dad?

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