As we all know, a baby’s skin is very sensitive. In their 1st year, you can sometimes notice their skin to break out for rashes and ache for no good reason. This can actually be caused because of the chemical used on the clothes while washing. Therefore, care should be taken in what detergent is used while washing toddler’s cloth, to prevent rashes. Listed below are few baby wash tips
Buy a detergent that is fragrance-free and dye-free. There are certain companies like Tide and Cheer who manufacture baby detergent that is very mild causing no irritation to baby skin.
Any new clothes bought for the baby should be washed before they wear them for the first time. This is because the new clothes shall contain dirt, bugs due to shipping and transportation which can create skin irritation for the kid. Putting the clothes to wash can ensure the removal of chemicals and allergy-causing bacteria completely.
Run baby clothes on a cold cycle as it helps to eliminate the risk of building up bacteria as well as retains the cloth from shrinking.
It is always good to run baby clothes through an extra rinse cycle to make sure that no residual soap is left behind on the clothes.
Leave out the dryer sheet. They can be the cause of many skin reactions.