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can i wash my babys clothes by hand

I have the time and i want to keep my los clothes nice for future lo's...do you have any laundering tips and what about bleach is that no?

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Camron D.

Asked by Camron D. at 11:16 PM on Jul. 11, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • That sounds like alot of work if you don't HAVE to wash them that way
    The machines aren't going to ruin them.
    I'd skip the bleach and use Woolite or a Bleach and dye free detergent. Lay flat to dry

    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:22 PM on Jul. 11, 2013

  • can i wash my babys clothes by hand
    no- you may only ever use a front loading hi efficiency machine
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 11:22 PM on Jul. 11, 2013

  • The washing machine is better because it vibrates, making for a happier, stress-free mommy.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 11:50 PM on Jul. 11, 2013

  • You will get them rinsed out better on a double wash rinse in the machine.
    2kids2dogs2cats

    Answer by 2kids2dogs2cats at 12:26 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • For this, I have heard Lye soap is the best. I know when I was in HS we made soap. Sounds crazy but in a small school you might find that you can get it for cheap or nothing. Bleach- I know you can get bleach cheap, I have a sensitive child.. i would use a small amount maybe 2tbs in a sink full soak for 20min and go up from there. i would rinse anything several times if you have a sensitive child.
    aduke

    Answer by aduke at 2:12 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • Yes. It is not illegal to wash clothes by hand. I do recommend a mild detergent like woolite or dreft and water. You'll have to rinse well. I prefer a washing machine myself.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 10:59 AM on Jul. 12, 2013

  • I don't think washing the clothes by hand will keep them nice or make them last longer, but it can be done. How do you think clothes got washed before we had machines?
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:34 AM on Jul. 18, 2013

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