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Baby Laundry Secrets

Lil Tip: Baby Laundry

Sometimes the fresh scents and soap suds from baby detergents just don't do the job. When my baby girl had the tummy bug and threw up on her crib sheets, I resorted to an old family trick to rid her linens of the odor.
To see my tip,

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During the laundry's spin cycle, add one cup of white distilled vinegar. It will break down the smelly substance and soapy residue leaving the wash fresh and clean.
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DesignRchic DesignRchic 8 years
You girls rock! Thanks for the answers. I just hate how the baby industry tries to get you to buy unnecessary products. :OY:
DesignRchic DesignRchic 8 years
You girls rock! Thanks for the answers. I just hate how the baby industry tries to get you to buy unnecessary products. :OY:
milosmommy milosmommy 8 years
Thanks for the tip! :)
milosmommy milosmommy 8 years
Thanks for the tip! :)
milosmommy milosmommy 8 years
Thanks for the tip! :)
jennifer76 jennifer76 8 years
DRC - That's what I've always done for both my kids.
katedavis katedavis 8 years
DesignRchic- My doctor said it's fine to use unscented regular detergent
schnappycat schnappycat 8 years
DesignRchic, I have been using regular laundry detergent for my newborn and haven't had any issues. Detergent like Dreft is expensive and unless baby has a reaction, I think (and have been told) it's fine to stick with regular detergent. To each her own, of course.
DesignRchic DesignRchic 8 years
Is it bad to just use an unscented regular detergent instead of buying seperate detergent's for baby laundry?
meumitsuki meumitsuki 8 years
Borax works wonders on things like urine stained sheets. Just don't dry them until you know the smell has gone.I have used vinegar too and it works great.
meumitsuki meumitsuki 8 years
Borax works wonders on things like urine stained sheets. Just don't dry them until you know the smell has gone. I have used vinegar too and it works great.
bluecat1972 bluecat1972 8 years
Thanks for the tip!
bluecat1972 bluecat1972 8 years
Thanks for the tip!
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