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Old 04-24-2006, 11:03 AM   #1
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boiling inserts....

Now I've boiled all the inserts and they stink...now what do I do? Do I strip them now and use a little dawn?
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Old 04-24-2006, 11:22 AM   #2
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Re: boiling inserts....

Hemp inserts? Are they new? I've never boiled anything, but a quick hot was with Dawn certainly couldn't hurt...
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Old 04-24-2006, 11:31 AM   #3
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Re: boiling inserts....

they are hemp inserts and Microfiber inserts. They are not new. My dd has been having really bad diaper rash and someone told me to try boiling them first. I had a post about it yesterday. So do I just take a little dawn and scrub the inserts and then put them through a bunch of rinses in the washing machine?
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Old 04-24-2006, 06:45 PM   #4
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Re: boiling inserts....

Do you have an automatic dishwasher? Try running them through that. I did with no soap and it really helped.

What REALLY helped my dipes & inserts smell fresh was switching to Charilies Soap laundry powder - its a detergent not a soap though lol But it works really well. I got it from Sunshine Diapers with a free shipping deal...not sure if thats still going on though.
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Old 04-24-2006, 06:52 PM   #5
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Oh, I thouht I'd add....I ran them through the dishwasher AFTER the typical stripping in the washing machine so they were very clean when they went in LOL
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Old 04-24-2006, 07:19 PM   #6
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Re: boiling inserts....

thanks Jo!!!

Now after boiling them do I just run them through a hot wash in the washing machine or do I use a little dawn and scrub them and then throw them in the washing machine and run a couple washes with no detergent?
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