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Old 09-14-2011, 06:24 PM   #1
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Detergent?

When I cloth diapered my first three kids years and years ago I just used regular detergent and never had problems. Now I hear lots and lots of people advise using special diaper soap and I'm confused. Why the special soap? What is special about it and what would necessitate using it?

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Old 09-14-2011, 07:06 PM   #2
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My mom said the same thing she was like I just used regular ol laundry detergent and never had problems but she cd about 40 years ago and from what I understand there used to be more harsh chemicals in detergent that have been outlawed since her cding time I'm not sure about 3 years ago though
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I have only had stink issues with "diaper detergent". I use whatever is on sale with 1/4 of bleach and my dipes are fine after a year!

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Re: Detergent?

I have only used regular detergent for 6 yrs now. No worries. It's a more enviromently friendly movement. People also like the idea of supporting the little people, not the big companies. I just stick with what works. I keep if simple
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