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My Experience with Cloth Pads

After experiencing all the benefits of cloth nappies with my babies, I wanted to start using cloth sanitary pads and give cloth a go for myself! Months after giving birth to Tereza I went back on my menstrual cycle, and reusable sanitary pads where the first option I wanted to try. I wanted a safer and natural product for myself. Initially, I thought that it was going to be a bit more complicated with reusables rather than disposables but it was far easier than…

Cloth Diapering: My honest journey

Whilst we love posting photos of our babies in cute little cloth diapers and sharing the benefits of cloth diapers, we know that it’s not always easy. For this reason, today we have invited Roberta, a busy and loving mum of three, to share her honest experience with cloth diapers. Roberta shares how cloth wasn’t the obvious option all the time. Read on to find out how she managed to find ways how to make cloth diapers work for her and her family. My…

5 Tips to Consider Before Buying Cloth Nappies

I can still recall taking my first baby steps in the cloth diapering world: excited but at the same time confused. What a journey it has been so far with my 2 babies in cloth! I wouldn’t go back for sure, knowing that their bums are always soft and saving waste from piling up on our beautiful island! Honestly, at that time it took me quite a while to buy. On one hand I WAS really excited to start, but on the other hand…

I See You Mama: A Message From a Midwife

Over here at Ikkuluriti, we talk a lot about making positive changes during our parenthood journey. Whatever the choices you choose the make for you and your family however, we are all first and foremost the loving mothers of our precious babies. This is why today we invited the lovely and dedicated midwife to share with us a message to all of you mothers out there. To the woman who just transformed into a new mother: you surely recall your birth experience. You may…

How to take care of Cloth Nappies

I still remember the excitement I felt when my first 10 colorful cloth nappies arrived by post. It was the beginning of our colorful journey with our babies. Back then, I had many questions and concerns; starting out with cloth diapers can be daunting! Looking back, I wish that I knew more about the best way to take care of them. In this blog I would like to share with you 7 simple tips to help you take care of your new cloth nappy…

Cloth Diapering Two Babies Under Two

We got to know that I was pregnant when Rafel was only 4 months old and the journey of being pregnant for the second time started again. Was it easy? Of course not! But hand in hand we managed to go through this journey easier than we had expected and joyfully Tereża was born last February. I’ll never forget Rafel’s face when he saw Tereża for the first time. He was over the moon! Without any doubt, till today, it’s very chaotic, messy and…

Cloth Diapering our Newborn: Maria’s Experience

Three months ago we welcomed a new bundle of joy into our family: Tereża. Its’ been the most challenging yet  one of the most beautiful journeys we’ve had as a family.  It seems that you forget how hard the first few weeks might be, but all is worth while! We are especially happy with the choice we made to start cloth diapering since she was born.  In today’s blog I am so excited to share with you some tips to help you embark more easily on…

Cloth mum and midwife: Francesca’s experience

Unlike some new mothers who have never changed a nappy before having a baby of their own, as a midwife this was not the case for me. Nappy changing is a skill I have learned quite a few years ago and is something that I have done without thinking much about in my day to day work. I have changed many a disposable nappy and throwing away one used disposable nappy after another was the daily norm at my place of work.  So it…

5 Reasons Why I don’t Miss Disposable Diapers

Babies are hard, and there are no arguments around that. Taking care of them takes a lot of time and effort and as parents we might feel tired and exhausted by the end of every day. Many parents might feel that reusable diapers is the last thing they should be adding to their to-do list in this new life. From our experience as mothers, we can tell you that this is a valid concern. Many times we recommend that parents who are interested in…

The Benefits of Each of Our Brands

When starting to consider cloth nappies many parents get overwhelmed and start thinking: There are so many different brands! How do I know which one is right for me and my baby?! If you are here because you are overwhelmed and don’t know how to choose between brands, this is the right article for you. We would like to take you through the benefits of each of our brands so you can put your mind to rest. The Ikkuluriti Journey started off when we…

10 Numbers that will shock you: Facts from Zero Waste Europe

At Ikkuluriti, we focus on making small positive changes that will benefit you and the environment. We do not like to be negative or to make anyone feel guilty about their choices. However, as environmental awareness continues to increase around us, so does the information about the environmental impacts of our behaviours. Today we are sharing with you 10 shocking statistics that are all being quoted from a report by Zero Waste Europe which investigates the impacts of single-use nappies, wipes and menstrual products…

Cloth Diapering from Birth: What we’re taking with us in our hospital bag

During these past few weeks we have been focusing on nesting and preparing for our second child coming into this world.  It is very exciting for us preparing for this beautiful gift and at the same time hard to believe that the finish line is so near.   I have to admit, that one of my favorite but at the same time stressful tasks is preparing the hospital bag.  After some discussions with my husband, we finally decided that with our second child we will start with…