How to wash Basic day diapers?


Are you one of those who stay away from cloth diapering because of the washing challenges you read on Google? Well, what if we told you that it’s way easier than you’ve been made to believe? Trust your BFF & read these simple steps.

 

Step 1: Knock off poop if any. Oh! Just place it under a running tap & you’re all set for step 2.

 

Planning on Hand Washing them? Then you must read this..

Step 2: Rinse off the pee if any with a little detergent under running water. Have a plunger? Go for it.

Step 3: Soak the diaper for 30 minutes- 40 minutes max  in detergent water. Your regular detergent would come in handy.

Step 4: Rub & rinse off the detergent thoroughly. Don’t even think about using the brush, it’ll spoil your diaper.

Step 5: Sun dry them but no more than 2 hours (the elastics might just start crying!)

 

Planning on Machine Washing them? 3 simple steps for you.. 

Step 1: Knock off poop if any. Oh! Just place it under a running tap & you’re all set for step 2.

Step 2: Run a 30 minute wash/rinse cycle with just 1 teaspoon machine detergent.

Step 3: Toss your other laundry into this & add the regular detergent for a full load and go for a 45-60 minutes wash cycle.

Step 4: Spin or tumble dry in the lowest heat & you’re done!

Step 5: Sun dry them but no more than 2 hours (the elastics might just start crying!)

Few tips (Pay attention here!)

  • Got Hard Water woes? Just add water softener as prescribed.
  • DO NOT use Dettol/liquid detergents/fabric softeners/detergent with fragrances/conditioners.
  • DO NOT wring hard. You love them as much as you love your baby!
  • Facing smell/ built up issues - Try hot water rinses (once a month) or bleaching (once in 6 months).