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Washing preloved nappies

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Alegria
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Washing preloved nappies

Postby Alegria » Sat Jan 29, 2011 4:05 pm

Hi
I have bought a variety of nappies in preparation for when LO arrives, and I was wondering what to do with the preloved ones. Should I strip wash them? If so, how is best to do this?
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Re: Washing preloved nappies

Postby fivefourfour » Sat Jan 29, 2011 4:07 pm

I wouldn't worry about strip washing them, but I would give them a thorough wash, maybe with an extra rinse to ensure they are at their best...

When are you due?

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Re: Washing preloved nappies

Postby red_dwarf » Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:14 pm

I Washed all my nappies when i was about 6 months, and popped them in some storage boxes so they were ready. They are now sat on the changing table readdy and waiting for a bum to put them on :giggle:
I only strip washed some of the nappies, and that was because they smelt very very strongly of washing powder so thought beter safe than sorry. the others I just popped on a long wash with an extra rinse with the new nappies I bought to get rid of any muck on them

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Re: Washing preloved nappies

Postby ramsons » Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:26 pm

I've bought quite a few recently for the bump and I'd recommend at least running them through a long wash in the washing machine with no detergent in. Some of the ones I've bought have filled the machine with suds to the top :lol: they've definintely had build up! Theres no guarantee the person you've bought from has ever stripped them.

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Re: Washing preloved nappies

Postby Alegria » Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:11 pm

Thanks! One of them smells a lot of fabric conditioner so I definitely want to wash that one thoroughly!

I'm due in March, I feel like I ought to get started on the mountain of things I have to wash before she shows up!


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