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    Default Did you use cotton balls to clean your newborns face and other bits?

    We have always used huggies fragrant free nappy wipes, except when he had a bad rash we use water and cotton wool. But not a big fan of them because there's little bits from the cotton ball that comes off and sticks to the skin.
    We tried to use cotton ball to clean his face but the same problem, so we ended up using face cloth, but I feel non are soft enough.
    What did you use?

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    I use/d Johnson's pure cotton all purpose pads. They are squares about the size of my palm, super soft and the cotton doesn't flake off like the balls do. My eldest was born with blocked eye ducts so I had to clean his eyes several times a day and found these the best and have never switched to anything else.

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    I would definitely go with the face washer/ fabric option - its what we did. In big W they sell face washers in the baby area (cant remember the brand .. gah!!) but they are tiny thin washers and are far softer than a standard washer..

    the other thing you could do is use different fabric? or even hankies??? they are softer?

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    I used cotton balls to starts with because I was a noob and listened to everything people told me. I think I just switched straight to face washers after as DS didn't seem to dislike me doing so.

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    I've always used face washers.

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    Default Did you use cotton balls to clean your newborns face and other bits?

    Another face washer user here.

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    Default Re: Did you use cotton balls to clean your newborns face and other bits?

    I always used face washers

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    Face washes here too

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    have a look at the aden and anais muslin face washers. I didn't have any but I will be getting some for the next bub. I did have the terry ones from big w which were ok too

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    face washers, or some flannelette flats.


 

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