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Do I have to wash newborn baby clothes before using

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09/26/14

Yes, wash cloths need to be washed as well as any towel, bedding, or clothing item. Why? Because you never know who came in contact with it at the store or the factory where it was made and whether or not they had a virus or washed his/her hands. It is safe to wash anything the baby will come in contact with to be safe since their skin is so delicate and they are still building an immune system.

09/26/14

Yes, wash cloths need to be washed as well as any towel, bedding, or clothing item. Why? Because you never know who came in contact with it at the store or the factory where it was made and whether or not they had a virus or washed his/her hands. It is safe to wash anything the baby will come in contact with to be safe since their skin is so delicate and they are still building an immune system.

09/26/14

in my opinion YES even if is "handme downs" and the person says they wash them already! I wash mine with Dreft and then prewash them with warm water you never know if the baby is allergic to anything!

02/25/14

Absolutely wash baby's clothes before you put them on. The best detergent I have found for a baby's delicate skin is called IVORY SNOW.

02/21/14

Always wash baby clothes before using. The clothes have chemicals on them which can harm the baby especially if it's a newborn. Anything I buy for my baby I wash, like his bottles especially.

02/20/14

Brand new baby clothes have chemicals on them such as flame retardant. Wash all new clothes before your baby wears them with a scent free, dye free detergent.

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02/20/14

Always wash any new clothing you get. Baby has delicate skin and unwashed clothes may cause a rash from the chemicals used to dye the clothes. Use a gentle soap on baby's clothing.

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