Should you wash newborn clothes separately?
It is a common recommendation that baby clothes should be washed separately, using special “baby” detergents that supposedly leave fewer residues and are therefore less likely to cause skin irritation.
Can you use regular detergent for newborn clothes?
Regular detergent is fine. In case the baby has sensitive skin you can use half the amount of detergent you’d normally use, or you can wash them once with detergent and then do an extra rinse or wash them once more without (so that as much of the soap as possible will be rinsed off).
When should I start washing my newborns clothes?
While there’s no hard-and-fast rule on the best time in pregnancy to wash baby clothes, the expert consensus is that all baby clothes should always be washed before they’re worn. Newborns have sensitive skin and it’s not known who has handled bub’s clothing before you purchased it.
What fabric softener is best for babies?
Just check the label before adding fabric conditioner to your wash: some baby clothes have a flame-resistant coating on them that can be damaged by fabric softener. If the label gives you the all-clear, try using a gentle, hypoallergenic fabric conditioner like Comfort Pure .
Can you wash baby clothes in Arm and Hammer?
New arm & HAMMER baby liquid laundry detergent is free of harsh chemicals, dyes and perfumes, dermatologist-tested and hypoallergenic. It is gentle on baby’s skin and tough on baby messes.