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Tots Bots Organic Cotton and Coloured Organic Cotton
Shaped, multi-sized organic cotton terry nappy.
£6.13 depending on size,
fastening and cotton
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*5% discount when
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A popular nappy design made from cotton terry and now available made from
organic cotton terry. The nappy is made from two layers of terry, with
an extra layer between the legs, and an attached booster that folds out
to speed up drying. The booster can be folded differently for a girl and
boy to give extra absorbency where it is needed most (to the front for
a boy and underneath for a girl). The
fit of the nappy is snug, with covered elastic at the legs and waist making
this nappy good for containment of 'solids'. The overall effect of the
nappy is the characterisitc cute 'Fairy Baby' big-bottomed appearance,
but it is narrow at the crotch so does not restrict baby's movement. Matching
three-layer terry boosters are available.
There is also a booster with a stay-dry fleece layer available. An outer
wrap will be required with this nappy (see below
Tots Bots are available in three sizes. Most babies will only require
the size 1 and size 2 nappies until potty training, but the third size
makes a useful night nappy for later, or for larger toddlers. The approximate
weight guidleines for the sizes are:
Size 1 8lb - 18lb (3.6Kg - 8.2Kg)
Size 2 18lb - 35lb (8.2Kg - 15.9Kg)
Size 3 35lb+ (15.9Kg+)
With these sizes Tots Bots can be used simply as a multi-sized nappy.
For a more economical option, the size 2 nappi Nippa-fatening Tots
Bots can also be used as a birth-to-potty nappy. To fit from approximately
10lb fold the top of the front of the nappy over (towards yourself)
and cross the wings over each other. Use a Nappi Nippa to fix in position.
The Aplix fastening version of this nappy are not suitable for use as
a birth to potty nappy.
There are several options to consider when choosing your Tots Bots:
Fixing type: Aplix or Nappi Nippa
You can choose to fasten your Tots Bots onto your baby with Aplix at
the waist or a Nappi Nippa. A
Nappi Nippa is a device that grips terry fabric - it has three stretchy
'arms' which hold the wings and crotch of the nappy together, pulling
the nappy snuggly around the baby. With a little practice this is easily
mastered, and can give a better fit as a baby grows and changes shape.
However, Aplix fastenings may be more convenient, especially if someone
else is going to be looking after you baby. The Aplix nappies have a
'fold back' tab to prevent the Aplix sticking to the rest of the laundry
in the wash.
You can choose to have your Tots Bots Cotton nappies in regular cotton
terry in white (bleached cotton) or natural creamy coloured unbleached
cotton. These are the most economical choices. You can also choose Tots
Bots nappies made from the more luxurious organic cotton.
Organic production systems are designed to replenish and maintain soil
fertility and eliminate the use of toxic pesticides and fertilisers.
Have a look here for more information
about organic fibres. The organic tots bots nappies are available
in a creamy, natural cotton colour or dyed to give a range of attractive
colours: aqua, green, lilac, orange and yellow. Please have a look at
the order page for pictures of all the colours.
Advantages & disadvantages compared
with other shaped nappies An absorbent nappy with a very well
tested design. Relatively bulky in appearance, but not restrictive for
baby, and 'cute' looking. Excellent choice of fastening. Options of
organic cotton and colours, as well as more economical regular cotton.
Possibly economy of using the size 2 as a birth to potty nappy. This
option is a little bulky on a small baby, though this is really only
an aesthetic issue, as the bulk is not underneath the baby for it to
lie on. Terry fabric can eventually get 'hard' with repeated
washing in areas with hard water, although this is easy to treat (see
information on this in tips
for caring for your shaped nappies). This nappy is relatively slow
to dry, particularly around the elasticated areas.
What else will I need? With this
nappy you may choose to use liners, either disposable (paper) or reusable
(e.g. fleece). Most babies won't require boosters for day time use but
you may need boosters for overnight. You will need waterproof outer
Suggested wraps The Tots
Bots PUL wrap fits beautifully, as does the Tots
Bots fleece wrap, which we recommend for night time. Others that
work well are the Mother-ease Rikki or
Air Flow and Nature
Babies Classic Covers and Swaddlebees
Resale value Good. A popular nappy.
Care Machine wash at 40ºC
(or for some up to 60ºC - check the label) and hang or tumble
dry on low heat. We suggest you don't soak your coloured nappies in
essential oils in case it causes colour changes. Click
for more care information.
Tots Bots terry nappies are made in Turkey.
Order Tots Bots Cotton and Organic Cotton
*We are very sorry but the manufacturer of Tots Bots
nappies prohibits us to sell them outside the UK*