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How to choose detergent for baby

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When you’re a first-time parent, it is exciting and nerve wracking at the same time. You want to give the best things to your new born baby. Aside from feeding your baby, parents should also consider another important thing – baby laundry. Baby detergent plays a vital role to ensure the health and safety of an infant since other detergents may leave harmful chemicals on baby clothes and cause allergies or any skin reactions to your baby. Should you choose a separate detergent for your baby? Let’s check out these 4 criterias when choosing a detergent for your little one!

1. “Baby specific” detergent

Baby skin is delicate and very sensitive to chemicals. Detergent for adults include added scent and has more ingredients to remove tough stains. However, this may cause irritation or redness for babies. Choosing and using baby specific detergent requires extra effort  but it would reduce the risk of irritation reaction to baby skin. When you are looking for a baby specific detergent at the store aisle, you can look on the bottle and check if they are chemical free.

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2. Fragrances free detergent

Taking care of a baby is a 24/7 job. Separating the clothes will definitely require extra effort but it will help keep your baby free from chemicals. Choose a fragrance free detergent, unscented detergents are good for cloth diaper washing too. However, you need to check if you have family history or scent allergies when you choose this kind of detergents.

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3. Natural Laundry Soaps and Detergents

Natural laundry soaps and detergents are very popular among household because they are easy to make at home.  With this natural formula, it efficiently works for baby clothes, cloth diaper, and laundry for every family member. When you use this formula, you don’t have to worry about allergy issues.

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Product Recommendation:

Nivea Baby Wash Hypoallergenic Gentle Head To Toe
Watsons Moisturising Baby Lotion Soft Wipes 20s
Belo Baby Face And Body Lotion 150ml