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when is it safe?

when is it safe to use a regular detergent for my sons clothes.. he is 5 and a half months old && i still use dreft as his detergent..

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Asked by bby_sebastian at 5:44 PM on Sep. 18, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • Unless he is alergic to the detergent. You could have used it from day one.

    Answer by louise2 at 5:46 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • I started the second they were born. I never used special detergent. If I had to I know I would have to change it for everyone in the household. If the baby is allergic to ours then they will not be able to be held or close to use either.

    Answer by Raeann11 at 5:46 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • Honestly, I've never used dreft. Not even on newborn stuff. I get the free and clear.

    Answer by lovinangels at 5:46 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • I think it depends on how sensitive your child is. I only used dreft for the first kid... after that I couldnt be bothered to separate every load. All my kids are fine.

    Answer by sahlady at 5:48 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • whenever you want

    Answer by jennifer588 at 5:49 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • I never used special detergent for my DD. I have used Tide from the beginning.

    Answer by stressedmomma13 at 5:58 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • I quit using that at 1 year. Now we use Purex Naturals. And Downy with the pic cap softener. Thats the only kind we can use or he gets irratated.

    Answer by sstepph at 6:57 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • I stopped by 3 months old and used whatever was being used for everyone else in the family.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:29 PM on Sep. 18, 2010

  • Same as the above. Another great way to make money off of new parents.

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 1:16 AM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • I have used regular detergent since the day they were born.

    Answer by IASTUDENT at 9:12 AM on Sep. 19, 2010

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