Snappis were invented by a
dad in South Africa. After experiencing
frustration with diaper pins he designed a fastener that would hold a prefold
on a baby without the need for diaper pins.
Since the first Snappis were introduced in 1987 more than 50 million
Snappis have been sold and used around the world.
Snappis are made out of
100% polyurethane. They contain no latex
or modifying polymers. The T-shape
design has grabbing teeth at each end.
These teeth hook onto the cloth diaper to keep the diaper snuggly on
your baby. To keep the teeth from being
exposed when not in use, you can hook the safety loops over the teeth.
Before you use your Snappi
for the first time you need to stretch each section of the Snappi at least 10
times to prepare it for use. Once it is
ready you need to hook the left fastener on your babyís cloth diaper. Then stretch the Snappi across the front and
hook the right fastener. Stretch down
the bottom fastener and hook it on your babyís cloth diaper. When it is fastened correctly the T-shape of the
Snappi should look like a Y-shape. Snappis
can be used when fastening prefolds, flat diapers, contours, and fitted diapers
that donít come with fasteners. They
work best when used with cotton, terry, and other fabrics that do not have a
Snappis are available in
two sizes. The regular size works well
for infants while the toddler size works well for larger babies or
toddlers. The larger size should start
fitting the typical toddler around the age of 16 months. Snappis are available in many different
colors. Thanks Mama has Snappis available
in white and pastel colors as well as bright and bold colors.