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Breastfeed poo stains

(20 Posts)
plannedshock Mon 10-Jun-13 08:03:24

Random question but what gets baby poo out of white baby grows? It's breastfeed poo and so far I've soaked them in bleach, used vanish and rinsed them ASAP and washed straight away. It's costing a fortune to keep binning them!

SoupDragon Mon 10-Jun-13 08:05:23

Sunlight!

MrsMagpieCovetsShinyThings Mon 10-Jun-13 08:07:39

we soak things in a washing up bowl of hot water with a scoop of non bio washing powder and liberal sprays of vanish, then put in washing machine. always worked for us so far.

LizTerrine Mon 10-Jun-13 08:12:13

Try soaking in Milton. Or just ignoring the stains like me, slattern that I am.

marzipananimal Mon 10-Jun-13 08:14:26

Hang in the sunshine to dry after washing, works like magic!

Nappysan, soak overnight, then hang on the line in direct sunlight. Or just ignore the stains, they grow so quickly they are out of them in no time!

Ashinagai Mon 10-Jun-13 08:39:24

Another vote for Napisan, give the stains a bit of a scrub, soak for a couple of hours, then throw in with the rest of the wash. Equally you could just ignore it as previous poster said, it won't fit in a couple of weeks anyway!wink

Daisy17 Mon 10-Jun-13 08:41:43

Sunshine again, it really works! If you can find some.....

ohforfoxsake Mon 10-Jun-13 08:48:04

Sunshine.

Vanish hygiene (the green one) is great for whiteness but it's sunshine that will get rid of the stains.

Pickle131 Tue 11-Jun-13 23:23:19

I just use a scoop of Tots Bots Potion in my wash. It's good even at 30 degrees

Liquid hand soap. Scrub that stain out as soon as you can, then pop in ordinary wash.

MumsAlterEgo Thu 10-Oct-13 20:54:24

Another vote for the sun! Even if it isn't bright as long as it is not raining you would be surprised at how well it works. I use cloth nappies which sometimes stain and the sun takes them right out.

Loobylou123 Wed 30-Oct-13 00:02:30

Got some sainsburys brand stain remover - like the vanish powder ink pink tub only cheaper. One scoop or a quick pre soak does the trick on after effects of exploding nappies so far!!

Mothercare nappy wash works.

olivesnutsandcheese Mon 12-Jan-15 14:55:25

For whites the only thing that used to work for us was diluted loo bleach.

Tillytoes14 Tue 13-Oct-15 12:05:59

Breastfed poo stains are the worst stains to encounter. I ignore the stains, or for heavily, visible stained ones, they go in the bin smile

ItsAllGoingToBeFine Tue 13-Oct-15 12:06:51

Another vote for sunshine - never failed for me...

villainousbroodmare Tue 13-Oct-15 12:13:23

I rinse them as soon as possible and chuck them in a bucket of hot water and Vanish before including them in the next (40 degree) wash. I|'m in South Africa so they would be hung in the sun.
You can use bleach or Milton on whites.
or go for marl grey which hides a multitude and looks nice

ScrambledSmegs Tue 13-Oct-15 12:18:23

Neat Fairy liquid and cool water for the initial greasy poo. Gets most of the stain out in my experience.

If you need to soak a dried-in stain then there are lots that are good - Napisan, Bio-Tex, Vanish or similar. However I find the humble Vanish soap is more effective than their powders as you can really work it into the fabric. The key is to do an overnight cold water soak.

Then sunlight, drying outside is the best way. Don't tumble dry as all you'll do is seal in the stain permanently.

Tchaikovsky Sun 08-Nov-15 09:23:37

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