How do I wash my diapers?
1. Cold rinse.
2. Hot wash with full scoop of recommended detergent.
3. Cool rinse.
4. Lay flat to dry or dry on low.
How should I store my diapers?
You can store your diapers either in a dry pail, or a wet bag. Storing diapers in a wet pail is not recommended and will void your warranty.
Do I need to prep my diapers?
Cloth diapers just need to be washed once before use! Anything made of natural fibers, such as hemp, bamboo need to be washed and dried 5 times before use to maximize absorbency.
What about enzymes?
We recommend using a detergent that contains enzymes. Enzymes are biodegradable and are used to dissolve protein stains. They also break down the fats and oils in your diaper left behind from your baby using the diaper.
Can I use vinegar, bleach, borax, baking soda or any other laundry additives on my diapers?
We do not recommend using any other laundry additives on your diapers.
I have heard about stripping my diapers. What is that? How often should I do it?
Stripping is the process of removing oils from your diapers. If you have used detergent with fabric softener, diaper creams or other kinds of oils, you may need to strip your diapers.
How many diapers do I need?
Most parents agree that 9-10 covers is a number to aim for. Liners could number up to 12-15. When your child is a newborn, you should expect to change the baby 10 to 12 times a day.
My baby has a rash, can I use diaper cream?
Diaper rash while in cloth diapers is not very common. If your child has a persistent rash, you will want to determine the source of the rash and consult your physician. When using diaper cream, we recommend to ALWAYS use a liner to protect your diapers.
What can I do if my diapers have stains?
To remove stains, you can lay your diapers in indirect sunlight while wet. *This article is courtesy of Kangacare!