Washing Cloth Diapers

Cleaning Cloth Diapers Properly – Super Easy, Super Helpful Guide

A Closer Look At Your Detergent: Take a look at the detergent that you are planning to use. You will want one that has no heavy perfumes (you don't need any detergent smell to cover up odors) and no added fabric softeners (like Dreft). You also do ...

Stinky Cloth Diapers? Strip Washing Solutions You Need To Know!

So recently, I’ve learned a few things about cloth diapers and absorbency. And from following the cloth diaper groups I’m in, I’m seeing a lot of the same things repeated over and over. One of those things is, of course, the myth that a ‘strip ...

How To Clean Cloth Diapers Hard Water Issues

You may be wondering how to clean cloth diapers when you have hard water at your house? Hard water has a high mineral content, which can make it difficult to get your diapers clean. How do you know if you have hard water? The easiest way to tell ...

Stripping Cloth Diapers – Here is How To Do It

First and foremost, if your cloth diaper is under warranty before you attempt this, please consult the manufacturer as you could void your warranty if they have specific stripping instructions. These are general instructions only. Stripping ...

How To Wash Cloth Diapers for the First Time

How To Wash Cloth Diapers for the First Time Washing cloth diapers for the first time is called "prepping" in the cloth diaper world. Before you use cloth diapers on your baby, you need to prep them. A lot of new cloth diaper mommas' get hung up on ...

Cloth Diaper Washing Machine Care

When you feel the need to ask - "All Right . . . Who threw the fish in the washer?" then you know it is time for some proper washing machine hygiene.  Why?  Because with everyday use, be it sweaty socks, gym shorts, undies, musty towels, food-ridden ...

Hemp Diapers – What exactly is Hemp?

Most people think of hippies, drugs, or an old Cheech and Chong movie when they hear the word 'hemp.' Although these references may be somewhat correct, they are only small pieces of the cannabis sativa plant history. The use of hemp dates back to ...

Wool Diaper Inserts and Covers

My first reaction to wool as a choice fabric for diaper covers was less than informed.I was considering an old scratchy sweater my grandfather had graciously given me.  He had worn it years back when living in Germany.  The colors were beautiful, ...

Purecosheet Review – How To Achieve Anti-Static Cloth Diapers

Cloth diaper laundry. Daunting? Terrifying? Complex? Not entirely. One of my pet peeves when doing my laundry has always been how staticy my microfiber inserts were! So how did I get anti-static cloth diapers, without using fabric softener? From ...

Cloth Diaper Wool Covers ~ Washing? Lanolin?

Why Wear Cloth Diaper Wool Covers? The wool breathes! It allows air to circulate close to the baby's skin, which helps prevent rashes. It also absorbs 30% of its own weight in moisture, and even then it is still dry. A great choice for ...

Deep Clean / Stripping Cloth Diapers – Blue Dawn Hysteria Is Bullcrap!

Keeping It Real! Here I go again, keeping it real! Blue Dawn is all the rave among Cloth Diaper Mammas'. While yes I'll admit it has it's own merits; you do not "have" to use Blue Dawn.  Honestly, I find it ridiculous when I read someone post... ...

Super Easy Cloth Diaper Washing Instructions That Work!

I'm standing here in my laundry room and started thinking, "Why are there so many confusing Cloth Diaper Wash Instructions online? and What's The Simplest Routine For Washing Cloth Diapers in any washing machine?" I personally have tried all sorts ...

SMELL THIS! Rockin’ Green Cloth Diaper Laundry Detergent

I was really excited to try this Rockin' Green Cloth Diaper Laundry Detergent.  Out of the several options available, I immediately fell in love with the scent listed as "Smashing Watermelons." Let me just tell you, any skeptical ideas on how a ...

Cloth Diaper Wash Routine ~ It’s Just Laundry Folks!

Today's article is going to be about cloth diaper wash routine's.  Every cloth diaper wash routine is going to be different. The way that you wash your cloth diapers may not be the same way as I wash mine, and that's ok. The reason everyone has a ...

Best Washing Machine For Cloth Diapers

Have you ever wondered what is the Best Washing Machine For Cloth Diapers? Yesterday, one of my readers asked me an excellent question. I did not immediately have the answer, but the question intrigued me, so I did a bit of research. The gist of the ...

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