Laundering Your Baby's Clothesenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-babyLaundry-enHD-AR1.gifOnce a baby arrives, it can seem as if the laundry doubles! Many parents think they need to use baby detergent to clean their baby's clothes, but in most cases, this isn't necessary.new baby, newborn, newborns, baby, babies, infant, infants, first-time parent, first-time mom, new mom, new mother, laundering your baby's clothes, baby clothes, baby's clothes, cleaning your baby's clothes, clothing, cloth diapers, cleaning cloth diapers, cleaning my baby's clothes, laundering my baby's clothes, laundry, laundery, launder, washing machines, detergent, baby detergent, dreft, bleach, diapers, diaper rash, fabric softeners, baby care, newborn care, allergies, allergy, sensitive skin, rash, hives, itchy, skin reactions, eczema, exzema, ezcema, exzima, atoptic dermatitis, dermatitis08/14/200108/22/201708/22/2017Larissa Hirsch, MD06/01/201702301fbe-f1ac-4782-ada0-1f69a1ffc03ahttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/laundry.html/<p>After a baby arrives, it can seem as if the laundry doubles! Many parents think they need to use <strong>baby detergent</strong> to clean their little one's clothes. And when a newborn's skin is sensitive, this can be true.</p> <p>But if baby detergent isn't getting rid of stains and odors as well as you'd like, it might be time to switch to a <strong>regular liquid detergent</strong>. (Liquid detergents can rinse out easier than powder detergents, so might be better for sensitive skin.)</p> <p>Unless your baby has <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/allergy.html/">allergies</a>, <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/eczema-atopic-dermatitis.html/">eczema/atopic dermatitis</a>, or another condition causing sensitive skin, washing your little one's clothes with the rest of the family's clothes isn't likely to irritate your baby's skin.</p> <p>If you switch from a baby detergent, test wash one piece of your baby's clothing with a color- and fragrance-free detergent. If you notice a skin reaction, stick with baby detergent for a little while longer. Whatever detergent you choose, avoid anti-static products or fabric softeners, which often have chemicals and fragrances that can irritate skin.</p> <p><strong>Note:</strong> Cloth <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/diapering.html/">diapers</a> <strong>do</strong> need to be separated from your regular laundry because harsh detergents can cause <a class="kh_anchor">diaper rash</a>. Wash these with mild baby detergent in hot water and be sure to double rinse each load.</p>Lavado de las prendas de su bebéDespués de la llegada de un bebé, tal vez parezca que hay que lavar el doble de ropa. Muchos padres creen que necesitan usar detergente para bebés para lavar la ropa del pequeño. Y esto puede ser así si la piel del recién nacido es sensible.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/parents/laundry-esp.html/90bf0739-e864-4b12-b94a-7a40331652d1
A Guide for First-Time ParentsIf you're a first-time parent, put your fears aside and get the basics in this guide about burping, bathing, bonding, and other baby-care concerns.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/guide-parents.html/186709b2-0cb2-41a0-b9be-86c9ca129a57
All About AllergiesMillions of Americans, including many kids, have an allergy. Find out how allergies are diagnosed and how to keep them under control.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/allergy.html/50114e1e-94ae-48c1-8769-b59b60036096
Bonding With Your BabyBonding, the intense attachment that develops between you and your baby, is completely natural. And it's probably one of the most pleasurable aspects of infant care.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/bonding.html/44b3059f-95ed-42da-9c8a-1861e13226ef
Diaper RashDiaper rash is a very common infection that can cause a baby's skin to become sore, red, scaly, and tender. In most cases, it clears up with simple changes in diapering.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/diaper-rash.html/4e56cce8-b9cd-4679-8625-8504e7ada219
Diapering Your BabyBabies may use up to 10 diapers a day! Get the basics on how to diaper like a pro.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/diapering.html/526bde6d-24bf-4197-a32a-5ab4ff1c0420
First Aid: Diaper RashDiaper rash is a common skin condition in babies. In most cases, the condition clears up quickly with a few simple changes.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/diaper-rash-sheet.html/e08bb97b-d0af-4401-a06c-1efe43e35c82
Looking at Your Newborn: What's NormalWhen you first meet your newborn, you may be surprised by what you see. Here's what to expect.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/newborn-variations.html/b4629b06-91b5-41c6-8dfd-f8d494164574
Pregnancy & Newborn CenterAdvice and information for expectant and new parents.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/center/pregnancy-center.html/c58d014a-89a3-4c90-8b54-c9cadf5d6016
Sleep and Your NewbornNewborn babies don’t yet have a sense of day and night. They wake often to eat – no matter what time it is.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/sleepnewborn.html/4f31c9a3-e06c-4c79-9823-95b98e46ec43
Trimming Your Baby's NailsCutting your little one's nails can be a bit scary. Here's how to do it safely.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/trimming-nails.html/399c2509-b7d4-4a11-9840-afa6ca4490dd
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