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Old 08-04-2016, 06:40 AM   #1
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Diapers suddenly getting stains

Help! I've been at my parents' for the last few days and every load of diaper laundry I've done in their fancy, huge, HE machine has come out heavily stained I've tried extra water, adding towels, and other tweaks, with no success. I wash diapers every day. Now they come out with no smell but heavily stained.

At home I have a small, portable Haier machine nowhere near as fancy as my parents' machine and the diapers never come out with stains. My little guy is six weeks old. His EBF poop looks just like it did before I came to my parents', but could this not be due to the machine, but rather to a new stage in his development?

I'd love some ideas. What can I do to get stain-free diapers out of the wash again?

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To get the stain removed try putting out in the sun wet. Hopefully once stains are gone they won't come back.

It may not be the fancy washer other factors are detergent and water hardness.
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I would sun them. Putting them in the sun right out of the wash will cure it. It might be the machine or her water is different.


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It could be something you ate there, rather than the machine. Even if the EBF poo looks the same, sometimes my diet would influence that.

If it's just the machine, then the stains will likely come out when you go home and use your own machine. Try not to make too big a deal out of it. You don't want to give the impression that CDing is a huge hassle (which most people already think) and you definitely don't want to make your parents feel bad, like they ruined your diapers in their machine.

But remember, stains do not mean they're dirty. As long as they're clean, who cares? They go on a baby's backside anyway

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Try not to make too big a deal out of it. You don't want to give the impression that CDing is a huge hassle (which most people already think) and you definitely don't want to make your parents feel bad, like they ruined your diapers in their machine.

But remember, stains do not mean they're dirty. As long as they're clean, who cares? They go on a baby's backside anyway

Everything you say is true wise mama. Thanks!
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