What Hackney Parents Say

What Hackney Parents Say

Laura

"I started using real nappies on my first baby when she was nearly a year old. I was surprised how easy they were to use, and how much more soft and comfortable they looked for her than disposables. I was so impressed, I set up North London Cloth Nappy Library, which...

Gabriel

            Gabriel has used real nappies with his two children Valentin and Ava-Lucia: "I use real nappies to minimise waste and look after the world. I like the simplicity of prefolds as one piece of fabric can be used and adapted as...

Geoff and Ada

Geoff and Ada (in a Motherease nappy). Thanks to big brother Harper for the photo! Geoff lives in Homerton and has volunteered with the network providing information at events at his local children's centre. He has enjoyed using real nappies with Ada since birth: "I...

Tess and Lois

Tess lives in Clapton and has enjoyed using real nappies with Lois since birth. She found the £54 real nappy voucher a real help in paying for the initial outlay and shares her tips on nappies, washing and saving money: - Motherease Rikki wraps seem to be the most...

Katy and baby Ada

Katy and Ada at the Flashmob. Photo courtesy of Emily Gray Photography Katy lives in Homerton and has volunteered for the network since the birth of her son Harper in 2005. With the recent arrival of her daughter Ada, Katy shares her experiences of using real nappies...

Karen and Ava-Lucia

Karen and Ava-Lucia live in E9 and are committed real nappy advocates. Karen first volunteered with us running natural DIY cosmetic workshops before the birth of her daughter and has continued to help run and promote events. Karen also creates and posts delicious and...

Esther

"I decided to use real nappies when I was pregnant with my first child in 2009. I can't remember exactly what prompted my decision but once it was made I never looked back! The Hackney Real Nappy Network events made it really easy for me to claim the voucher and to...

Iva

Iva, mum to Olivier: "I can't resist using reusable nappies because they are fun & colourful. Also, they help with potty training and they don't sit in landfill for hundreds of years!”

Edouard and baby Nathan

Edouard and Nathan at our Real Nappy Fashion Show “We’ve been using real nappies with Nathan since the day we brought him home from the hospital. I’d heard all about the financial and environmental merits of using them already and the money-off voucher from the...

What Hackney Real Nappy Network Says

What Hackney Real Nappy Network Says

Give and Take, Nappy Meet and Demos

Real Nappy Meet and Give and Take Wed 8 Feb 10am-12pm Roundchapel Old School Rooms, E5 10-11 - Real Nappy Meet - chat with parents over drink and croissant. 11-12 - Real Nappies, Baby and Maternity Clothes Give and Take. Bring real nappies, maternity and baby clothes....

✨ Happy New Year ✨

Nappy Demo and Pop Up Shop Fri 20 Jan 10.30am-12pm Hackney Central Library, E8 Info talk 10.45-11.15, claim £54 vouchers (Hackney residents with proof of ID, address and pregnancy or birth), and visit The Washable Nappy Company Pop Up Shop! Real Nappy Meet and Give...

🎄 Happy holidays and upcoming events! ❄️

Nappy demos and vouchers (to be confirmed) Thu 5 Jan 10.30-12 Lubavitch Children's centre, N16 Book a place at the Winter Programme for under 5's activities and nappy demos and vouchers Nappy Demo and Pop Up Shop Fri 20 Jan 10.30-12 Hackney Central Library, E8 Get...

Nappy Demo and Events from our friends

Nappy Demo and Pop Up Shop Fri 18 Nov 10.30-12 Hackney Central Library, E8 Get info (talk starts at 10.40am), claim £54 vouchers (Hackney residents with proof of ID, address and pregnancy or birth), and visit The Washable Nappy Company Pop Up Shop! EVENTS FROM OUR...

Nappy Demo, Pop-up Shops and Volunteers meeting!

Fri 23 Sept 10.30-12 Hackney Central Library, E8 Wed 5 Oct 1-2.30pm Stamford Hill Library, N16 Plus we have a Volunteers Meeting coming up: Thur 3 Nov 10-12 Real Nappies for London, N1 Come along to meet other parents and real nappy enthusiasts and to share ideas...

Demos, Volunteer meet and Switch for Six!

        Our 'Meet, Give & Take' for Real Nappy Week! Thanks to Gwen, Urszula and Joy for volunteering, to the Round Chapel Families Project and Greener Hackney for hosting and supporting us! Nappy Demo and Pop Up Shop Wed 3 May 1pm-2.30pm...

Demos, Give & Take and Volunteers session!

Nappy Demo and Pop Up Shop Fri 21 April 10.30am-12pm Hackney Central Library, E8 Info talk 10.45-11.15, claim £54 vouchers (Hackney residents with proof of ID, address and pregnancy or birth), and visit The Washable Nappy Company Pop Up Shop! Real Nappy Meet and Give...

Demos, info stalls and Meet, Give & Take!

            Inka and baby Otto with their free nappy from the Finnish Baby Box Scheme at our Nappy Demo in Feb! Nappy Demo and Pop Up Shop Wed 8 Mar 1pm-2.30pm Stamford Hill Library, N16 Info talk 1.15pm-1.45pm, claim £54 vouchers...

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