When a baby comes home, there are many questions and fears that assail us. Will I know how to groom him and feed him correctly? How should I wash your clothes so that it does not cause irritation or any other skin problem? For this last question, we give you a few tips that will come in handy. We help you to wash baby clothes correctly with some tips.
What soap to use to wash baby clothes?
To begin with, it is very important to use a laundry detergent with a mild, hypoallergenic formula, free of phosphates and alkaline agents so as not to damage the delicate skin of the child. Avoid soaps with perfumes and essential oils, especially those containing terpenes (lemon, juniper, rose, mint) and ketones (sage, cedar, eucalyptus), because these substances can be poorly tolerated or even toxic if used directly on the skin. fur.
Our No. 12 Baby Clothes Laundry Soap ticks all the boxes. Hypoallergenic, its formula is developed without perfume or essential oils and made up of natural ingredients for maximum tolerance. Due to its great softness, it is a soap that is especially recommended for the most delicate garments and for washing clothes that are in contact with the skin of babies and adults with sensitive skin. It cleans while caring for all types of fabrics and does not leave abrasive chemicals on clothes that can cause adverse reactions on sensitive skin. Ideal for hand or machine wash.
How often to wash baby clothes?
Each type of clothing has a different frequency of washing. You have to wash underwear and pajamas daily while the rest of the clothes can be washed every 2 days. As for the sheets, you can change and wash them every 3 or 4 days, provided of course they are not stained before.
It is also important that you wash your clothes after buying them. These items will no doubt have been touched by many people in the store or warehouse, so they may carry dirt or germs . Also, many products used to dye clothes are irritating, some even contain endocrine disruptors. So as soon as you get home from the store, wash it.
Good tips for washing baby clothes
It is also important not to use bleach or fabric softener . Fabric softener contains perfumes and other allergenic substances, while bleach is too aggressive. If you need to remove a stubborn stain, you can rub it with our natural No. 03 Castile soap stain remover stick . Its legendary effectiveness will help you remove the most difficult stains.
Remember, in turn, always wash your little one's clothes apart from the laundry of the rest of the family. You can wash the clothes by hand or machine. In any case, we recommend that you wash garments with lace, tulle and other similar elements by hand.
If you are going to choose the washing machine, do not overload it, adapt the temperature, activate a program for delicate clothes and put the right dose of detergent, as residue may remain after rinsing and irritate your baby's skin.
You should also take into account drying and ironing. To dry baby clothes, it is best to do it outdoors, for example, on a balcony, terrace or patio. Otherwise, the interior of the house can accumulate humidity. If it's raining or you don't have an outdoor space, dry it in a clean, well-ventilated room. If you use a dryer, choose a gentle program without too much heat. For soft clothes and faster drying, we recommend using our dryer balls. It is also convenient to iron baby's clothes, since their steam helps to eliminate bacteria . Never keep wet clothes in the closets, it could favor the development of mold.
In addition to everything that we have discussed, we give you some tricks to wash your little one's clothes, which will not hurt you at all. Place the baby socks in a net before washing, this will prevent them from disappearing. Close zippers and Velcro on your little one's pajamas and onesies before doing laundry. This way you will prevent them from getting tangled and damaging the rest of the clothes in the drum. Finally, remember that you must maintain the same care when washing your little one's stuffed animals, blankets and other belongings.
As you have seen, babies have very delicate skin and clothes are in direct contact with their skin, both during the day and at night. Washing the baby's clothes well is important for their health, both to avoid irritation and to prevent the transmission of germs. Now that you know how to do it, follow all these steps so that your baby feels comfortable with all his clothes.