Cloth nappy TE1: All-in-one (All in one)
Layer where the absorbent part and the waterproof part are associated (either in a Pocket, or sewn) and which resembles both the form and use a disposable diaper (positioning fast and only once)
Cloth nappy TE2: All in two (All in 2)
A layer that has the appearance of a TE1 but which can reuse the waterproof part (panties) changing that absorbent part (insert).
Layer hybrid TE3: while 3 (All In 3)
Cloth nappies to be used:
as a washable layer: using a washable insert
as a disposable nappy: using a disposable insert
Laminated polyurethane is a synthetic foam insulation that it sticks to the fabric of the panties of protection and which ensures their integrity. This is no PVC! The PUL lets air but not water!
The Global Organic textile Standard is an international label guaranteeing the production of biological material (without pesticides, heavy metals) and in environmentally friendly conditions. Cotton is very often certified GOTS.
Oeko-Tex standard 100 class 1 mark
Label of origin German and widespread throughout Europe which guarantees the absence of substances harmful to health, such as heavy metals in the dye. Class 1 being the most demanding since intended for babies and young children. Bamboo and Microfiber diapers are often certified Oeko-Tex.
Effect baby dry
The "baby dry" effect or "buttocks dry" is achieved through material such as microfibre that takes the form of micro-fleece (soft effect), polyester of Suede (peach skin effect) or minky (plush effect). These substances are hydrophobic, meaning that they prevent moisture to the surface, isolating the baby's skin. They are often found in layers TE1 or wipes to file.
A layer is said to be fouled when it absorbs more provided that usual, that she feels bad wet while she comes to be washed and it causes irritation to the buttocks of the child. The main causes are the abuse of laundry (especially too rich in glycerine liquid detergents) and limestone. These laundry and limestone residues clinging to the fibers of the layer and clog it up. The polyester (Microfiber) layers are particularly sensitive.
Regeneration of the layers
Washing technique to loosen food remains of laundry and limestone of the layers. We pass its layers or any absorbent clean at 60 ° no-lye, once or twice on. If this is not enough, it makes them soak in a bit of sodium bicarbonate. The decrassages soda crystals are to be avoided as too abrasive!