Baby's skin is sensitive and easily gets affected. You might
see rashes even on the body of an infant apart from nappy rashes. This can be
due to the side effect of the detergent you have been using to wash
your baby’s clothes or may be because the clothes were not washed properly
and disinfected. However, it is a good idea to wash your baby’s clothes on your
own or give instructions that should be followed properly.
Tips for Washing your
Have a quick look at the tips for washing your baby’s
the clothes for the first time before putting it on, on your baby.
This will make it safe, clean and free from any kind of allergy for your
you can wash the baby’s clothes along with the family member’s clothes, it
is always advisable to wash the nappies
the zips and then put them to wash to avoid deforming of the clothes.
the white clothes separate so that they look fresh and pretty always.
using hot or warm water as this will help prevent the baby’s clothes from
getting deformed or discoloured as well.
the clothes for more times than used for other clothes. This will ensure
that there is no residue of soap on the baby’s clothes.
- Dry it
in an open space in fresh air and sunlight as well.
Precautions to Be
Taken While Washing Baby’s Clothes
You need to take certain precautions just because a baby’s
skin is very delicate. It is vital that you take care of the clothing right
from the time of purchasing to washing them on regular basis.
- Use a
dye free and fragrance free detergent. Read the ingredients and watch out
for use of chemicals. There are some detergents that are designed
especially for washing baby’s clothes.
the instructions for washing given on the clothing tag of your baby.
washing cloth diapers along with other baby clothes. It is not hygienic
- If you
are not sure about the detergent, avoid using it. It is really
heartbreaking to see rashes
on your infant’s body just because you were a little bit careless.
away from detergents
that contain bleach and chemicals.
you are washing baby’s clothes in washing machine, avoid using the dryer.
the nappies after washing them. This is important so that the nappies remain
germ free always.
clothes should be preferably washed separately.
Washing correctly and using the best detergent will ensure
comfort and safe clothes for your newborn. Taking proper care will prolong the
life of the clothes and make it look fresh and lovely too.
Selection of Clothes for
Besides this, you should prefer choosing cotton clothes for
your baby. The main reason is that usually cotton is free from any allergies
and newborn babies are safe to a great extent. Cotton helps the child’s skin to
breath and helps to prevent overheating. It provides the right kind of heating
that is required for the child’s body.
When you are going to buy your child’s clothes, considering
his age, make sure that you buy safe clothes. Some of the decorative items and
buttons can be dangerous for your infant. Check out the quality and comfort and
do not go for styling and fashion only. Prefer buying clothes that can be
opened from front and see that the zipper and the buttons are safe and skin friendly
for your infant.