Design: Monochrome BirdsDesign: FeathersDesign: BearsDesign: Blue Feathers
Design: Blue WhalesDesign: BotanicalDesign: Busy BeesDesign: Cactus
Design: Camping CrittersDesign: DiplodocusDesign: Dizzy DucksDesign: Donut NEW
Design: Elephant BlueDesign: Flock of FeathersDesign: FloraDesign: Frollicking Foxes
Design: Herd of ColourDesign: I Poop RainbowsDesign: Jolly JelliesDesign: Jungle Dino
Design: Mr FoxDesign: Navy BouquetDesign: On SafariDesign: Panda
Design: Pastel GeoDesign: PineapplesDesign: Shark LifeDesign: Strawbs NEW
Design: SucculentsDesign: Thai TigerDesign: TriceratopsDesign: Unicorns NEW
Design: Watercolour Bloom
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Best for:  Day use
Drying time:  Excellent
Slimness:  Slim
Fastening:  Poppers
Needs a cover:  No
Absorbency:  Average
Sizing:  One Size

72 in stock, immediate despatch  

72 in stock, immediate despatch

Free UK Delivery available
Product Info

Alva Baby nappies are an efficient and easy to use nappy, so much so they have become the best loved brand for economical reusable nappies.

They come with an absorbent 3-layer microfibre insert which stuffs inside the pocket. Additional boosters can be added for extra absorbency (we recommend Little Lamb Bamboo Boosters)

The outer layer of the nappy is a waterproof and breathable TPU. The inner layer of the nappy is a polyester suede cloth (100% man-made, not derived from animals) which helps to draw moisture away from your baby's bottom and in to the insert.

These are a great nappy stash staple- yes you might need to add an extra booster in when you need more absorbency,  but for the price that is not the end of the world.

Note, for night time nappies, we suggest having a read of our guide here

What's Inside?

Size + Care Guide

Fits from 8 -35lbs/3.5-16kg approx

To wash the Alva nappies, remove and rinse off the residuals (knock solids into toilet). Disposable liners may be used. Store in a dry pail, we recommend a hanging pail, and wash every 1-2 days.

Run a cold rinse, and machine wash (no hotter than 30ºC), do not use fabric softeners or bleach then hang dry or tumble dry on a low heat

Line drying in the sun will help to remove any staining

Why we love it

Alva nappies are a hugely popular range and The Nappy Gurus can understand why. Apart from the great choice of designs, Alva guarantee their nappies for a year! They come with a 3-layer microfibre insert and the have hip and crossover snaps to help prevent 'wing droop'

Simply place the insert inside the nappy through the open pocket in the back. You can also insert more than one insert when extra absorbency is needed. We recommend Bamboo Boosters.

Made From

3-layer microfibre insert
Waterproof and breathable TPU outer layer
Polyester suede cloth (100% man-made, not derived from animals) inner layer


How long will dispatch take?

We love to get your goodies out on their way to you as soon as we can, and aim to dispatch everything within 24 hours.

Orders placed before 3.30pm are dispatched same day Mon - Fri providing stock is available.

If there is likely to be a delay with your order we will contact you to let you know.

How are my orders sent?

We use Royal Mail for most of our deliveries, and everything we send is with a tracked service- peace of mind for you that your order will arrive safely!

Our orders as sent via Royal Mail Tracked 48 as standard. This is charged at a rate of £2.45 and is FREE on orders over £45

We also offer Royal Mail 24 as a delivery option on all orders, and this carries a charge of £2.95

We also offer a Next Day Courier service via DPD at a rate of £6.95 (mainland UK only)

If you parcel is super large (lots of goodies!) we will send it via DPD courier. This is free of charge to mainland UK addresses. Northern Ireland, Highlands and UK Islands will incur a charge of £9.95 (a subsidised rate)

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Customer Reviews
Average Rating (12 Reviews):  
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Fab cover but not very absorbent
Wednesday, 16 September 2020  |  Rebecca

The designs are great and the containment of poo's has never failed so for the price they're great for building a stash.

I knocked off a star because once the baby starts to heavily wet then the inserts aren't really enough so personally we take out the Alva microfiber and put in a baba+boo bamboo insert instead.

Great for chunky or older babies
Friday, 7 August 2020  |  Joyce

These are the best best best nappies for chunkier or older babies. My 2-year old struggles with the fit of other nappies as they would leave red marks on his thighs and he would tell me they are too tight for him. The Alva nappies fit very well, the prints are gorgeous and they are cheaper than other brands - what is there not to love? The only downside are the microfibre inserts. I don't use them as they are not absorbent enough for a toddler, although they would be fine with a baby that needs changing every two hours. I stuff my Alva nappies with Diversifolds instead.

Perfect for starting out
Wednesday, 24 June 2020  |  Christina

Alva was one of the first brands we tried. They're a reallt great budget option, and once I added some extra boosters I couldn't fault them. They're a staple in our stash! Definitely recommend.

I'd give a higher rating if they came with a bamboo booster.

Great budget friendly nappy
Friday, 5 June 2020  |  Alison

Alva prints are beautiful! We have a few of these nappies in our stash and I really like them! We have never had an issues with leaking, however I do use different brand inserts inside the pocket. They are a great budget nappy and a great way to build your stash without spending a fortune!

Love them!
Saturday, 23 May 2020  |  Irene

To begin with, the prints...OMG! They are very cute and rather a big variety to choose from.
The most important is that it's budget friendly and amazing quality for what you pay.
I only put 4 stars because of the pocket opening, it's not very convenient as it is rather small.
Other than that, I totally recommend Alva nappies for people that are new to cloth and are experimenting with what suits them best.

Great cheaper option for building a stash
Saturday, 23 May 2020  |  Katie

I love my alvas.

I really do. Lots of fun prints. Wing snaps on the hips to avoid strange tab placement/tabs poking out. Very strong snaps (I've had to replace some snaps in other brands of nappies but my alvas are still going strong).

The pocket is a little on the small side for stuffing, but folding the insert down the middle (like a taco) takes care of that issue.
Again, not a fan of mf inserts but with another insert in these are a really good starting nappy. Nothing wrong with cheap and cheerful.

Good for the price
Saturday, 23 May 2020  |  Danielle

These nappies are definitely good for the price, but to be honest they do need to be boosted with an additional booster, we use a bamboo booster along with the MF booster that it comes with. I wouldnt rush to buy another.

Fantastic starter/Lower budget option
Friday, 12 July 2019  |  Tisha

Alva nappies are one of the cheapest cloth nappy options Iíve come across, this makes them perfect for those who are unsure/trialling cloth nappies, or those on a smaller budget.

As for absorbency, we found that there was no use using a single insert for our 8 month old daughter, she would soak it in half an hour. After trying a variety of things we now go for two basic Alva inserts for a short use nappy but for anything over an hour and a half we use a basic Alva and a baba and boo bamboo insert or two basic And one charcoal Alva insert and these work a treat.

The other issue we had with these is the fit around the legs, unless we use multiple inserts the fit is far too loose and we an get leaks. The second layer of poppers at the top of the nappy really help here and with the right inserts and fiddling we get the right fit and no leaks.

All of these problems can be sorted with the right inserts and working out the best fit for your baby. The nappies themselves are beautiful prints and a great quality of make.

Friday, 12 July 2019  |  Caroline

I love this nappy, it is by far my favourite. You can put any inserts you like in the pocket to boost absorbancy. The prints are beautiful and its a great price

Affordable and pretty!
Thursday, 2 May 2019  |  Malgorzata

We love Alva! Adorable designs, slim fitting nappies, perfect money saving option!

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