Child Health, Attachment, & Wellbeing

Nappies – The Options and what's best to use in early childhood services

nappy cloth babyBy Rachel Pratt
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As professionals, teachers are often presented with situations that require them to consider what is important to the families of the children they are teaching, while ensuring that they are working in an environment where they are comfortable and where their training and experience is valued and appreciated.
In deciding how to approach the reusable vs. disposable nappies debate, it is important that, as a team, teachers have a shared understanding of the practices and expectations of their service as well as how to ensure that both teachers and families reach a shared understanding about what is best for the child.

Contents

1. Benefits and downsides of resusable nappies

2.  Should we be doing it?

3.  Other options

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