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Ashleymarie89 11-20-2012 02:32 AM

Stripping Thirsties Duo Pockets??
What is the best way to strip my thirsties duo pocket diapers?? Do I just strip my inserts or the covers too?

cryswilkins 11-20-2012 08:01 AM

What problem are you having? I typically just do a bunch of hot washes to strip. Or you can just bleach you inserts to see if that helps.

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nonipie 11-20-2012 08:08 AM

Re: Stripping Thirsties Duo Pockets??
Well why do you think they need to be stripped would be the first question? If there is diaper cream or repelling on the pockets I would scrub with a toothbrush and dawn. If you are having overall repelling I would wash them all with Dawn and lots of rinses. If it's stink then that does not need stripping but rather proper cleaning and a disinfectant.

Ashleymarie89 11-20-2012 08:31 AM

ok they smell awful after they get wet... i think they r repelling cuz im getting leaks.... im new to this so i dont know what to do....
i only wash in bum genius hot/warm washer cycle....
i store them in a zippered top wet bag between washes
i have used diaper cream in the past but always used a liner....also have used baby powder
i also have hard water
what am i doing wrong???
what can i do...we r going out of town wed and i cant take these diapers smelling like this.

babysays 11-23-2012 01:05 AM

Re: Stripping Thirsties Duo Pockets??
Maybe try Rockin Green Hard rock (for your hard water). Use more detergent to help get them really clean. You will probably need to do a long soak, following the directions on the package to get a good clean start. Follow up with lots of hot washes with no detergent and sun them. Try this routine: warm rinse no detergent, hot wash with detergent, 2 cold rinses

fwm0615 11-23-2012 08:53 PM

Re: Stripping Thirsties Duo Pockets??
We just moved to an area with hard water and I had to start adding more detergent. It helped a lot with stink and leaks. I thought I was using too much detergent, but turns out it was the opposite!

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