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Advice please!! Which fabric conditioner should I use for my new baby??

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MummyKat Tue 03-Jul-07 16:20:35

Hello all! Its my first pregnancy and I'm trying to get my head around everything.
Can anyone tell me which fabric conditioner I ought to use on my babies clothes (or am I supposed to use one at all??!)
So hard to know which one to choose and why - how did you go about it?
Any thoughts hugely appreciated.

GlassSlipper Tue 03-Jul-07 16:21:38

Entirely up to you. I use comfort pure.

ktmoomoo Tue 03-Jul-07 16:22:30

fairy or comfort pure

WaynettaWiggumSpice Tue 03-Jul-07 16:23:50

Comfort Pure here too, as is non-bio.

nailpolish Tue 03-Jul-07 16:25:21

its not necessary

use fairy washing powder for babies skin.

LilRedWG Tue 03-Jul-07 16:26:07

I used Comfort Pure but even that affected DD's skin and she came out in a spotty rash. Now I put white distilled vinegar and lavedner oil in her nappy wash and occassionally in with her clothes/bedding too. The vinegar softens and the oil smells nice

Lolly68 Tue 03-Jul-07 16:56:00

Fairy or Comfort Pure for me too.

Highlander Tue 03-Jul-07 20:12:07

Ecover.

moondog Tue 03-Jul-07 20:13:09

Steer clear of chemical crap as much as poss.
They don't need anything in their baths either and i will personally come and shoot you if your use that pink gloop known as 'baby lotion.'

fizzbuzz Tue 03-Jul-07 20:39:16

But Moondog, how do you get them clean if you can't use anything at bathtime?

I know current advice is not to use anything, but personally I found plain water pretty useless at keeping dd clean

OldieMum Tue 03-Jul-07 20:41:15

Ecover - no nasties in it.

funnypeculiar Tue 03-Jul-07 20:41:25

Blimey, I never even thought about using fabric conditioner...more of an excema risk, I thought
(And don't use anything in baths still, and ds is 3 1/2 ... he manages to get fairly clean...

Psychobabble Tue 03-Jul-07 20:46:29

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moondog Tue 03-Jul-07 22:49:39

Ok then,squirt of something inoffensive.

MascaraOHara Tue 03-Jul-07 22:50:29

anything as long as it's baby-grade. check the packaging...

NannyL Wed 04-Jul-07 19:04:29

i wouldnt use fabric softner at all for a new baby

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