- Claire Mawisa had dear memories sparked by a picture of cloth nappies hanging on a washing line
- When Claire's son was a baby she didn't have much and used cloth nappies, which her mom saw a sign of pride showing the community a new baby had arrived
- Fans took to the comment section to share their cloth nappy stories
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Mzansi media personality Claire Mawisa got a little sentimental when she came across a picture of cloth nappies hanging on a washing line.
While most mothers are extremely grateful for disposables, the older generation still swears by the good old white cloths and waterproofs.
Briefly.co.za saw Claire share a picture of a washing line filled with cloth nappies that brought back fond memories.
Cloth nappies were used before disposables came along and went with a bulky but cute waterproof covering.
Claire shared how she used these on her son as they were more affordable at the time and she did not have much.
Her mother made her feel good about using the cloth nappies though as she explained hanging them on the line showed the community that there was a new member in the family, and that made her proud.
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It is sweet memories like this that stick with a person for a lifetime. Claire’s heart was warmed by this picture and we are sure these cloth nappies bring back many memories for a lot of mother’s out there.
"I used them for my son when I was really, really broke. I was so defeated by my situation, but my mother was so happy to use them (and waterproofs) because for her, hanging them up was such a loud & proud sign to the village that there was a baby in the house!"
Claire’s followers took to the comment section to share their stories. It is safe to say that these cloth nappies are iconic. Even Terry Pheto got involved.
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