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toxic poo??

Postby rhead » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:22 pm

Sorry for TMI but Lili did a really acidic poo today in a lovely new (to us) nappy with a dyed OBV inner, and when I rinsed it off it looked like the colour had actually bleached out in parts :cry:. I've had preloved nappies before and seen others FSOT that had bleached-out bits on coloured inners/soakers but assumed it was from washing accidents... can it be that poo can actually take out dye?? Noooo!!

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Re: toxic poo??

Postby Soupdragon » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:43 pm

I have no idea. But what on earth have you been feeding her?! :shock: :giggle:

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Re: toxic poo??

Postby emmalala » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:44 pm

:shock: :giggle: i have a few tots bots that have orange toxic looking stains on them :giggle:

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Re: toxic poo??

Postby moonfruit » Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:59 pm

Ted has done the same to a few times. Lots of sun has helped. His dino GM was particularly bad, but it went on holiday to Eygpt with my lovely step-mom and it has arrived home looking as good as new :D

Luckily she's as loopy as me so didn't bat an eyelid when I asked her to take it, and took it sunbathing with her everyday :giggle:

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Re: toxic poo??

Postby rhead » Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:26 pm

mummytofive wrote:Ted has done the same to a few times. Lots of sun has helped. His dino GM was particularly bad, but it went on holiday to Eygpt with my lovely step-mom and it has arrived home looking as good as new :D

Luckily she's as loopy as me so didn't bat an eyelid when I asked her to take it, and took it sunbathing with her everyday :giggle:


:giggle: Was it just stains or bleaching of the dye though? I don't have high hopes for even the sun's magic :-?.

She's been eating lots of sweetcorn and fruit by the tonne, I swear I spend half my day scrubbing at blackberry/plum/etc. stains on her clothes! Also getting her last molar, so it may be that.

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Re: toxic poo??

Postby rhead » Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:27 pm

WHEW - I've just washed the nappy and it looks OK! Maybe a touch lighter around the edges but nothing like as bad as I'd feared, barely noticeable.

So ARE what look like bleach stains on dark inners likely to be caused by washing with bleach, or could it still be toxic poo? Inquiring minds would like to know. :crossbaby:

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Re: toxic poo??

Postby moonfruit » Sat Sep 12, 2009 6:56 pm

Me thinks it could be toxic poo

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Re: toxic poo??

Postby sarahlou » Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:40 am

I have never had a poo take the colour out of a nappy but that's not to say it doesn't happen. I find that when they are teething the poo becomes very acidic usually giving them a terrible sore red bum almost as though it has been "burned" by the acid in the poo.

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Re: toxic poo??

Postby Velvetsteph » Sun Sep 13, 2009 6:48 pm

Not sure - I know DH's sweat can bleach things...

Grace's wee is terrible when she's been eating broccoli but it's mainly on old hemp inserts... But even a day in the sunshine hasn't done anything for them really :? :( They are quite old and worn though so I guess some inserts have a finite life-span...


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