Here Are Some Useful Do’s and Don’ts to Wash Your Baby’s Clothes

Your little one’s sensitive skin needs extra care during the first few years, and we’re here to help you do just that. Here are some simple do’s and don’ts to keep in mind while laundering your baby’s clothes.

Updated August 30, 2019

Here Are Some Useful Do’s and Don’ts to Wash Your Baby’s Clothes

Your little bundle of joy can create a large mountain of clothes for laundry. Washing your baby’s clothes is not a difficult task. However, their skin is delicate, and prone to allergies and rashes. Thus, the washing method for their laundry should be gentle.

Here are some simple tips to do your baby’s laundry the correct way.

 Wash your baby’s new clothes before the first use to get rid of any dirt particles present.

Do’s

1) Cold Water

Use cold water to clean your baby’s clothes as it’s mild and doesn’t damage the fabric. It also prevents the build-up of bacteria in the clothes. Moreover your baby’s clothes don’t shrink in cold water.

2) Detergent

Consider making DIY baby detergents using mild ingredients. It’s always best to use mild product for your baby’s gentle skin as it can help avoid problems like skin irritation, rashes and infection.

3) Separate Basket

Keep a separate basket for your baby’s clothes. Avoid mixing these with your other clothes.

4) Pre-Treat Stains

Consider pre-treating stains before washing them. On stubborn stains, apply some mild detergent and wait for 10-15 minutes. Then rinse and wash using cold water.

Don’ts

1) Hot Water

Avoid using hot water because it’s harsh on delicate fabrics and can lead to the shrinkage of clothes.

2) Colour Codes

Avoid washing dark clothes with the light ones. This is one non-negotiable rule that you must follow when you wash clothes of the same colour family.

A few careful tips can often make a lot of difference. Use these simple tips to do your baby’s laundry like a pro.

Originally published August 30, 2019