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Old 03-02-2013, 10:26 PM   #21
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Sensitivities to chemicals and products can happen over time. I'm not saying that that is what you are dealing with - you'll have to determine that - but, it is possible for it to develop after repeated use. In fact, if a person is going to develop a sensitivity, repeated use is more likely to hurry it along. However, if you are sure it isn't the diapers, then yes - he is probably having a reaction to one of the products you are using. Sorry, mama. That may be a more complicated puzzle.

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Old 03-02-2013, 10:29 PM   #22
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Re: Are thse diapers causing rashes?

I will keep that in mind while I am trying to figure this out. I bought a bunch of prefolds today in anticipation of another issue. What a pain that will be if it is a sensitivity to pockets or PUL. Ugh!

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I've done a full day of disposables and desitin and it is looking a ton better, so I know it isn't yeast. I also took half of my stash and washed it with some extra soap and then rinsed several times and dried them in the dryer (which I usually line dry, but thought a little heat would help kill whatever). I am going to do one more day of disposables and then try the cloth again.

I know it isn't a sensitivity to pockets because he has been wearing them since he was about 3 months old with no issue. It's all of a sudden and the only change is adding bacout to my prewash, changing my detergent, and adding calgon.

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It probably is some change in your routine and Im not trying to complicate the issue for you, but when my dd2 was young I used pockets on her with no problem until she got older and suddenly stay dry started giving her a rash. I dont' know if it was her pee got stronger and harder to rinse out or a time thing or what but I had to use prefolds and flats for her. Eventually I was able to switch off like one diaper change pfs one diaper change pockets. But too many stay dry changes in row and she would get a bad rash. Anyway, I hope you figure it out! I know how frustrating that is. We are just getting over a bad make the baby cry on the changing table rash ourselves only ours was yeast caused by acidic teething poo rash.
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It honestly just sounds like neither one of your detergents are working if you are getting any ammonia or rash. I think they need to be disinfected. For the rash I think lots of air time will help.
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