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Use real nappies

Advice from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (this is the organisation for doctors providing pregnancy care) for pregnant women and new mothers is available on their website:

Using real nappies for your baby can help reduce your household waste by nearly half. It can also save you up to £500 per child.

Try real nappies

We can provide you with a free trial pack which contains the following items to get you started:

  • 3 real nappies - one of each of the most popular types
  • 1 roll of flushable liners
  • 1 velcro fastening wrap
  • 1 wet bag

Request a free trial pack

How to apply

If you're a parent or about to become one and you live in Southwark, you can apply for a free trial pack by filling out an application form and providing scanned copies of the following:

  1. Proof of address: such as Council Tax statement, tenancy agreement, or a recent utility bill
  2. Proof of pregnancy or birth, such as MatB1 Form (both sides), NHS prescription Charge Card, baby's Birth Certificate, an official document with your name and the baby's date of birth or expected due date.
Please do not send us original documents - you can photocopy or email a scanned version of your documents


Page last updated: 02 November 2022

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