If you are washing in hard water, minerals from the water can over time get left behind and lodged in the fibers of your diapers. This mineral build-up can lead to repellency and stink issues – and if left untreated can also lead to diaper rash and open sores. Below are some do’s and don’ts of washing your cloth diapers in hard water:
Choosing the right detergent for your diapers is important. The right detergent will keep your diapers smelling fresh and retain absorbency. Here are the five things you should watch out for when selecting a detergent.
The key to simple laundering with cloth diapers is choosing the right detergent. Some detergents have other ingredients in them that when used on cloth diapers over time create build up on the diapers causing them to retain odors and become less absorbent.
Getting started with cloth diapers can be a confusing process but our guides will walk you through everything you need to know about cloth diapers and which diapers and accessories are best for you and baby. Start with the steps outlined below and feel free to check out our other helpful guides, FAQs and instructional videos for additional help if you need it.
Traditional diaper rash creams have heavy oils and other ingredients in them (e.g. zinc oxide and cod liver oil) that stick to cloth diapers, causing them to leak and retain odors. Unfortunately you’ll need to use some elbow grease to make them useful again using the following steps.
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