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Old 07-30-12, 03:00 AM
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We use a very natural, dye free detergent because my husband has very sensitive skin (none of that super nice smelling stuff for us, alas!).

So I assumed I would keep on using the same thing to wash the clothes of my baby as well. But my friend, who doesn't have a child herself, insists that regular detergents are toxic to babies and I should make my own or buy one from a health food store. I'm all for protecting my baby but is this really necessary?
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Old 07-30-12, 09:31 AM
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I don't think so. The detergent a lot of people turn to is Dreft, which is dye-free and fragrance-free. But it can be expensive and you can use any dye-free and fragrance-free detergent. We did use Dreft when our 1st was born, but we had received some as a gift. After that I switched to the Target brand of Dreft, much cheaper, lol. And now we use All Free & Clear for the whole family.
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I don't think so. We use dreft however just because I'm paranoid lol. But as long as its fragrance and dye free it should be fine.
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I use dreft for Mollys clothes as well.
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We've always used Gain for everyone in the house. No problems. I think your little one will be all set with what you have.
 
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