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when is it safe to stop using baby dertergent?

some say i have to use dreft so my babies wont get a rash when there new born but when do i stop ?

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mymiracletwins

Asked by mymiracletwins at 9:27 PM on May. 21, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i never used dreft.. if you read the ingrediants it has a load of fragrance and crap added.. we jsut free and clear detergent.. arm&hammer is my fave.... just test 1 piece of clothing and see if they ahve a reaction if not then you are good!
    2cuteboysrmine

    Answer by 2cuteboysrmine at 9:29 PM on May. 21, 2009

  • I never used dreft (and my second son had very sensitive skin, he could not wear disposable diapers at all, had to have only cloth against his skin). I just used a regular dye-free perfume free detergent for everyone's clothes.
    maggiemom2000

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 9:33 PM on May. 21, 2009

  • Dreft does have added fragrances to it but it still worked great for sensitive skin. I think we went through 2 large dreft containers before switching to All free and clear. It was when he was about 4 or 5 months old I think.
    JennO2

    Answer by JennO2 at 9:34 PM on May. 21, 2009

  • I didn't use Dreft. I used Tide and adding baking soda. My little man never broke out in a rash.
    LuvBug3

    Answer by LuvBug3 at 10:09 PM on May. 21, 2009

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    LuvBug3

    Answer by LuvBug3 at 10:09 PM on May. 21, 2009

  • I never used baby detergent.
    Fallaya

    Answer by Fallaya at 10:43 PM on May. 21, 2009

  • Any detergent that is "free and clear" will work just as well!
    Amanda704

    Answer by Amanda704 at 10:53 PM on May. 21, 2009

  • I have never used dreft or any of the free and clear. I used what I have always used which is either Xtra or Arm and Hammer.
    belleandelismom

    Answer by belleandelismom at 11:05 PM on May. 21, 2009

  • I kept using the same stuff I always used. Purex, or Tide when I could afford it.
    MissAndrea125

    Answer by MissAndrea125 at 11:19 PM on May. 21, 2009

  • I've only used Seventh Generation, Planet, or something else like those. These past 2 months I've been using my mom's Tide and both me and my little girl have broken out in rashes so I've already bought a new bottle of Seventh Generation and won't ever be using that crap again!
    DreaKevAiyana

    Answer by DreaKevAiyana at 11:32 PM on May. 21, 2009

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