Many people fear the washing involved with cloth nappies, but it doesn't have to be hard work! These days cloth nappies can be easily washed in the washing machine. That means no soaking or scrubbing! Once you establish a routine that fits in with your family, it is easy!

Essentially cloth nappies should be washed twice to ensure they are adequately clean. They should be stored in an airy basket (dry pail) while waiting to be washed to prevent ammonia formation.

Below is a general guide for washing your cloth nappies.