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    Apologies, this is probably a silly question. I'm about to wash all my newborn clothes, sheets and blankets to get everything prepared before LO arrives. Should I use any particular washing detergent and fabric softener or is the regular OMO and Huggies fine to use? Is it better to use products for sensitive skin? I have no idea! Thanks in advance

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    ATM using one brand which is so called made for babies. I wouldn't have bought those few boxes had it not becos they were on super discount. I think I can just use normal washing powder but I would add extra rinses on my washing machine. I don't use softeners I think they are toxic stuff.

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    I used sensitive skin stuff but only because thats what we always get. If I had regular, I'd use that.

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    I used regular stuff.

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    I was always told to use a sensitive skin wash for babies. With my first 3 I just used napisan but with the 4th I used omo sensitive.. She's 9 months and I use normal washing powder now.

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    Default Washing newborn clothes

    Just use what you normally use :-)

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    I would use a sensitive skin detergent, I used the earth choice (i think its called) its in a pale blue bottle and I never had an issue with this. Also I would steer clear of fabric softener....fabric softener is very toxic. You can substitute it with white vinegar (don't worry it won't smell once dry) but if you can't do without it there is an earth choice one.

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    I always just washed in water and hung in the sun to dry... no detergent.

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    Default Re: Washing newborn clothes

    I would use a sensitive skin detergent, I used the earth choice (i think its called) its in a pale blue bottle and I never had an issue with this. Also I would steer clear of fabric softener....fabric softener is very toxic. You can substitute it with white vinegar (don't worry it won't smell once dry) but if you can't do without it there is an earth choice one.

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    Default Washing newborn clothes

    Just use what you normally use :-)


 

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