Carmarthenshire

Local Agents

Nappy Go Lucky - A local company selling a large range of nappies and offering a free advisory service in Carmarthen. They are also available to carry out talks at local groups. Call Sarah on 07827431613 or email sarah@nappygolucky.co.uk for more details or log ionto www.nappygolucky.co.uk for online sales.

Nappy Central’ - An independent family business selling a wide range of real nappies. One to one consultations can be arranged at your home most days or evenings and Kate also does talks and demonstrations for ante natal and post natal support groups. Call Kate on 01559 360942, email kate@nappycentral.co.uk or visit www.nappycentral.co.uk for online sales and advice. Covering north and west of Carmarthenshire and south and west of Ceredigion (based near Llandysul)

Lampeter Nappy Library

Lampeter Nappy Library gives parents the chance to try real nappies for themselves and see how easy they really are. It means they can find out which type best suits them before they decide to buy.

E-mail: lampeternappylibrary@gmail.com

Or find them on Facebook by searching for Lampeter Nappy Library

Independent Stockists

Little Lamb
Unit D3, Capel Hendre Workshops,
Capel Hendre, Ammanford,
SA18 3SJ
Tel: 0800 917 5770
E-mail: Vicky@littlelamb.co.uk
Website: www.littlelamb.co.uk

Little Jems

Sycamore Street

Castell Newydd Emlyn

Dyfed

SA38 9AJ

(01239) 711188

Sarah Jane Plant - Daizy Babies Limited visit www.daizybabies.com, telephone 01773 318 068 or e-mail info@daizybabies.com

Lynsey Kimber - BabyBots visit www.babybots.co.uk, telephone 0845 269 5472 or e-mail Lynsey@Babybots.co.uk

Laundry Service

Unfortunately there are currently no real nappy laundry services operating in this area.

Incentive Schemes

Unfortunately there are currently no incentive schemes operating in this area.

For information please contact 01267 234567 or visit www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Real Nappy Friendly Hospitals

Carmarthen hospital is an approved 'Real Nappy Friendly Hospital' you will be able to use your own real nappies during your stay there if you have already bought your nappies, if not you can view a display pack of nappies which is kept on the ward for parents to see. The pack contains 1 Swaddlebees prefold nappy, 1 Bamboo Little Lamb nappy, 1 Real Easy nappy, 1 Minky pocket nappy, 1 Nature Babies waterproof wrap, 1 washable wipe and some printed nappy and fabric guides and contact details of a local real nappy supplier.

Credit Union Schemes

Real nappies will save you money in the long run but it is money up front, a great way of avoiding this up front cost is to borrow from your local credit union. They supply low cost loans for any purpose and it’s a great way of buying all the real nappies you need without breaking the bank. Loans are repaid weekly or monthly whatever suits you best.

Llanelli Credit Union

To be eligible for a loan from the credit union you must live or work within the Llanelli area. You must save for a minimum of 13 weeks; you will then be elligable to borrow twice the amount of money you have saved i.e. if you have saved £100 you could borrow up to £200. The first loan must be paid back within a year. A typical loan of £200 paid back over 52 weeks will cost £4.15 a week.

Free life insurance if provided with all loans.

There are several collection points in the area and you can also pay your weekly or monthly payments at selected local Post Offices.

For more details please contact Llanelli & District Credit Union. 8 Bridge St , Llanelli. SA15 3UF. 01554 770867.

Landsker Credit Union

To be eligible for a loan from the credit union you must live or work within the County Borough of Pembrokeshire or Carmarthen. Once you have made your application it will go to a panel and they will decide whether the loan will be approved or not.

A typical £200 loan paid off over 12m will cost around £4.50 a week.

Free life insurance if provided with all loans.

There are several collection points in the Borough where you can pay your weekly or monthly payments you can also pay by standing order or by using a Pay point card.

For more details contact Landsker Credit Union, Picton Tce, Spring Gardens, Narberth. SA67 7BN. 01834 861382. Landskercreditunion@btconnect.com www.landskercreditunion.co.uk