Many parents have a lot on their plates before baby arrives. And they have A LOT of questions. To answer one question: Should you pre-wash baby’s clothes? Absolutely!
As a matter of fact, 9 out of 10 dermatologists say it’s important to wash baby’s new clothes before they wear them. When asked what to wash baby’s clothes in, almost 90% of dermatologists recommend a gentle detergent.
Good thing there’s Dreft purtouch to pre-wash every fabric that touches baby! It’s a plant based laundry detergent, which offers a gentle cleanse on fabrics to ease the pre-washing worries … and since it removes 99% of baby food stains, it’s perfect for every wash after that.
What’s the difference between Dreft detergent and Dreft purtouch?
Dreft purtouch is a laundry detergent that is 65% plant based, which means it is formulated with plant based ingredients so it gets the stamp of approval from USDA as a USDA certified bio based product. Not only is it a hypoallergenic detergent, but it’s free of dyes, chlorine, phosphates, and all optical brighteners for that gentle cleanse. Dreft purtouch is the perfect baby laundry detergent for every single wash. And, of course, it doesn’t hurt that it’s from the #1 pediatrician recommended baby detergent.
Why should you pre-wash your baby’s clothes?
You never know where they’ve been! From hand-me-downs to brand new purchases, fabrics go through a lot before they touch your baby’s skin. And at the end of the day, you just want to keep your baby protected from the outside world. That’s where Dreft purtouch comes in!
What should be pre-washed before the baby arrives?
Parents have a lot going through their minds as they begin their journey of parenthood. Well Dreft wants to ease your mind by giving you a quick list so you know what should be pre-washed before your baby arrives. The easy answer is everything that can be washed, of course!
- Pre-Washing Baby Clothes and Baby Fabrics is a Piece of Cake.
Throw them in the wash with Dreft purtouch plant based laundry detergent before the baby gets here. Then there’s nothing to worry about when you bring your precious baby home for the very first time.
- Washing Blankets is Almost as Easy.
Washing blankets using the gentle cycle on the cold setting with Dreft purtouch is best. You can get warm and cozy snuggling up with baby surrounded by that beloved Dreft scent!
- Washing Stuffed Animals is the Trickiest.
Keeping baby’s most beloved cuddle buddy gentle is super easy. Place the stuffed animal in a mesh laundry bag for extra protection, pour in Dreft purtouch, wash on gentle, and hang to dry. Just like that they’re all clean and ready for the baby to arrive!
Other items that can be pre-washed with Dreft purtouch include:
- Burp Clothes
- Swaddle Blankets
Remember that Dreft purtouch plant based laundry detergent works on every fabric that is machine washable. But also keep in mind that certain special items require special washing techniques! We hope that this list helps take one more thing off your full plate and we’re happy to be here for all your baby laundry tips!