The Ultimate Guide to Wash and Care Baby Clothes

Do you know who is the cutest and the most delicate being on this planet? Yes, babies!! Babies light up our world with their innocence, and as time passes, we miss their cuteness but also accept them in their present state.

Being a parent, one of the hard tasks to perform is washing and caring for your baby’s clothes properly, as they get dirty quickly. Baby clothes are very soft and must be handled with care while washing because nobody wants their baby to feel uncomfortable. Let’s go through a few tips and tricks to clean the baby’s clothes without damaging them. Also, know how to dry and store them!

Properly folded baby clothes with shoes

10 Tips to Wash Baby Clothes Correctly

Here is the ultimate list of tips for washing your baby’s clothes the right way!

  • The first thing we should do is wash baby clothes before we make them wear them for the first time. Babies are very delicate beings, and germs can affect them easily. Your baby will likely catch a cold, so to avoid it, make them wear clothes only after washing them correctly.
  • Wash their clothes with non-biological and fragrance-free detergents as they do not contain harmful chemicals. Baby skin is very soft and sensitive, and washing their clothes with harmful detergents can cause itching. Apart from that, baby clothes are made of soft fibers that can easily get damaged when they come in contact with harsh chemicals.
Soft cotton baby clothes
  • Always wash any baby clothes according to the instructions mentioned on the laundry label to avoid any damage.
  • Try to wash a baby cloth with warm water or the temperature mentioned on the fabric care label. Hot water is excellent for killing germs in clothes.
  • Use disinfectants to clean the clothes, and get rid of the germs completely – this is very important because detergent alone will not kill all the bacteria in the clothes.
  • You can also wash the baby’s clothes in a washing machine, but ensure you check the label as labels of some fabrics suggests hand washing instead of machine washing.
Woman holding a baby cloth in front of washing machine
  • Babies should wear clothes made of pure cotton because of their quick absorbent quality and being gentle on their soft and supple skin. Also, cotton is easy to clean compared to other materials.
  • You must clean the baby’s clothes separately and not with other garments. Cleaning them with other items can lead to the transfer of any bacteria or germs from them.
  • Never use bleach, thinking it might make the clothes cleaner. Bleach is not safe for baby clothes.
  • Baby clothes should be dried up naturally under the sun as sunlight acts as a natural disinfectant and will prevent skin irritations.
Drying baby cloth in sunlight

How to Remove any Stain from Baby Clothes?

It is quite common to get a baby’s cloth stained with food as feeding them is one of the most difficult tasks. To remove these stubborn stains, take a bowl of warm water and pour four tablespoons of baking soda. Stir the mixture well, and make a smooth paste out of it. Rub the paste on the affected area and wash it with normal water.

Read also
  1. Glossy nails to upgrade your manicure sheen.
    Beauty, Nails
    50 Glossy Nails for Lustrous & Unmatched Beauty
  2. women with well groomed eyebrows
    Guides
    The Ultimate Guide to a Perfect Eyebrow
  3. Rita Ora's photoshoot in silver platform boots
    Celebrity
    Rita Ora’s Crystal Boots Create Internet Frenzy in Surprise Bath Photoshoot!

Babies poop and pee a lot – removing those stains is one hard job. To remove those stubborn stains, soak the stained clothing with a few tablespoons of vinegar and detergent in a bucket full of water and soak it overnight before washing again with cold water.

To remove vomit stains from baby clothing, you can check this article – How to remove vomit stains from clothes.

How to Store Baby Clothes?

Just like washing, storing the baby’s clothes properly is also important. First thing first, you must fold them neatly. Then, pile them up and store them in a clean corner of your closet. If you want you can also hang the clothes on small size hangers. Do not keep them with other clothes, and try not to use any essential oils for a good smell, as that can cause uneasiness to your child.

Woman folding baby clothes

Frequently Asked Questions

What detergent should I use to wash the baby’s clothes?
Ans – Baby clothes should be handled with care, and you should use non-biological and fragrance-free detergent to protect your baby’s soft and supple skin.

How often should we wash a baby’s cloth?
Ans – You should wash the baby’s clothes every day, as they get dirty very easily. Also, to prevent any kind of harmful germs from staying in the clothes longer, you must wash them regularly.

Can we wash the baby’s clothes in a washing machine?
Ans – Yes, you can but check the fabric care label before, as some of the fabrics are preferred to be cleaned by hand washing instead of machine washing.

Is it safe to use fabric softeners for baby clothes?
Ans – No, it is unsafe to use any fabric softener while washing your baby’s clothes because they contain chemicals that are not safe for the baby’s skin.

Don't miss
  1. Beauty, Hair
    35 Half Up Half Down Hairstyles That Will Make You the Star of Any Event
    half up half down hairstyles
  2. Beauty, Nails
    70 Star Nails To Make Your Manicure Shine Bright!
    star nail designs
  3. Clothing, Fashion
    12 Wedding Jumpsuits For Brides-To-Be
    Bride to be jumpsuits
  4. Beauty, Hair
    70's Hairstyles That Will Spark Nostalgia
    70s hairstyles
  5. Clothing, Fashion
    10 Outfit Choices for Comfy Summer Hiking
    summer hiking outfits
  6. Beauty, Nails
    60 Pretty Pink Ombre Nails You'll Absolutely Adore!
  7. Beauty, Hair
    37 Claw Clip Hairstyles To Transform Your Everyday Look Instantly!
    claw clip hairstyles
  8. Beauty, Hair
    27 Barbie Hairstyles To Embrace Your Inner Doll Look
    Barbie hairstyles
  9. Beauty, Hair
    40 Fulani Braids So Gorgeous You'll Want to Try Them ALL!
    Fulani braid hairstyles
  10. Beauty, Hair
    40 French Braid Hairstyles You Didn't Know You Needed
  11. Beauty, Hair
    30 Bubble Braids For A Playful Hairstyle Look
    bubble braid hairstyles
  12. Beauty, Nails
    30 Purple Ombre Nails - From Subtle to Show-Stopping!
    purple ombre nails
  13. Beauty, Nails
    77 Adorable Valentine's Day Nails to Fall in Love With!
    valentine nails
  14. Celebrity
    Selena Gomez at Rare Beauty 2024 Summit: Where Elegance Meets Empowerment
    Selena Gomez at rare beauty event
  15. Beyonce, Celebrity
    Beyonce Rocks An All-Denim Outfit By Alexander McQueen, But What's About That Jolene Bag?
    Beyonce denim outfit
  16. Beyonce, Celebrity
    Beyonce Wows Commuters with Bold Country Style Look During Japan Train Ride
    Beyonce outfit
  17. Beauty, Hair
    30 Messy Bun Hairstyles For Weekend And Beyond
    messy bun hairstyles
  18. Beauty, Nails
    45 Fabulous New Year's Nail Designs to Welcome Your New Year in Style
    new years nails
  19. Celebrity, Dua Lipa
    Dua Lipa Exudes Coquette Glamour with Chanel Lace Dress at 2024 Time 100 Gala
  20. Beauty, Nails
    70 Hot Summer Nail Designs For This Sunny Season!
    Summer nails
  21. Celebrity, Taylor Swift
    Taylor Swift Snubs the Met Gala for THIS?! Fans in Fury Over Singer's Absence!
  22. Celebrity, Katy Perry
    Did Katy Perry DITCH the Long Locks? Debuts a Daring New Hairdo!
  23. Celebrity, Katy Perry
    Katy Perry Stuns in White at Colleagues Luncheon, Wins Award for Empowering Kids
  24. Beauty, Nails
    70 Stunning Fall Nail Designs to Spice Up Your Season!
    fall nails
  25. Beauty, Nails
    53 Stunning Birthday Nails To Cut The Cake In Style!
    birthday nails
  26. Beauty, Nails
    30 Hello Kitty Nails to Add Charm & Cuteness to Your Manicure!
    hello kitty nails
  27. Celebrity, Katy Perry
    Katy Perry Stuns in Francesco Murano's FW Collection
  28. Clothing, Fashion
    White Outfits for Women: 15 Outfits That You Will Fall In Love With
    white outfit ideas
  29. Clothing, Fashion, Guides
    Find Out What to Wear to a Comedy Show for a Great Time
  30. Clothing, Fashion
    23 Cute Barbie Outfits For The Inner Doll In You!
    Barbie outfits
  31. Clothing, Fashion, Guides
    What To Wear To Dinner Date Without Breaking A Sweat
  32. Clothing, Fashion, Guides
    Honeymoon Outfit Guide to Elevate the Thrill
  33. Clothing, Fashion
    7 Chic Cocktail Dress Colors For Prom Date
    Cocktail dress colors for prom date
  34. Clothing, Fashion
    22 Taylor Swift Concert Outfit Ideas for Swifties to Steal the Spotlight
    taylor swift concert outfits
  35. Clothing, Fashion
    20 Valentine's Day Outfit Ideas to Wow Your Date!
    valentines day outfits
  36. Clothing, Fashion
    20 Engagement Party Outfits for Guests to Rock the Celebration
    guest engagement outfits
  37. Clothing, Fashion
    15 Engagement Outfits For Brides to Flaunt That Sparkling Ring
    bridal engagement outfits
  38. Celebrity, Katy Perry
    Katy Perry in a Daring Mesh Outfit at iHeartRadio Music Awards 2024
    katy perry
  39. Clothing, Fashion
    19 Louis Vuitton Shirts to Make You Feel Confident on a Brunch
    lv shirts
  40. Beyonce, Celebrity
    Beyonce Rocks Cowboy Glamour in Versace Leather at iHeartRadio Music Awards 2024
    Beyonce iheartradio look
  41. Beyonce, Celebrity
    Beyonce Stuns in Gold at LVMH Event in Paris
    Beyonce in Ralph Lauren Jumpsuit
  42. Clothing, Fashion
    20 Burberry Trench Coats To Keep You Warm & Cozy In The Winter
    burberry trench coats
  43. Clothing, Fashion
    11 Versace Shirts For Luxurious Late Night Drives In The City
    Versace shirts
  44. Fashion, Shoes
    22 Gucci Sneakers To Wear At Your Next Casual Party
    Gucci sneakers
  45. Fashion, Shoes
    16 Balenciaga Sneakers For A Stylish Stroll In The Town
    Balenciaga sneakers
  46. Beyonce, Celebrity
    Beyonce in Mob Wife Glamour: Zebra-Print Coat & Boots
    beyonce-zebra-look
  47. Beyonce, Celebrity
    Beyonce Steals the Show at the Tokyo Event With an Entire Brown Outfit and a Spectacular Cowboy Hat
  48. Clothing, Fashion
    20 Polo Ralph Lauren Dresses For Wonderful Walks In The Summer
    elegant Polo Ralph Lauren dresses
  49. Fashion, Shoes
    20 Hermes Sandals To Make Your Feet Prettier This Summer
    hermes sandals
  50. Clothing, Fashion
    22 Hermes Dresses To Make Your Busy Days Wonderful
    hermes dresses
  51. Fashion, Shoes
    15 Gucci Loafers to Make Your Next City Walk Relaxed and Stylish
    gucci loafers
  52. Celebrity, Dua Lipa
    Dua Lipa Debuts at Critics' Choice Awards 2024 in Rosy Dress
  53. Celebrity, Dua Lipa
    Dua Lipa Stuns at BAFTA 2024 in Red & Black Gowns
    dua lipa bafta looks
  54. Fashion, Shoes
    22 Balenciaga Boots to Amp Up Your Shoe Style
    balenciaga boots
  55. Celebrity, Dua Lipa
    Dua Lipa in All-Black Look at Singapore Porsche Event
    dua lipa porsche photo
  56. Clothing, Fashion
    12 Women's Burberry Shirt Options for Casual Meetings
    burberry shirts
  57. Beyonce, Celebrity
    Beyonce Shines in Diamonds & "Cowboy" Suit at Oscars Gold Party 2024
  58. Fashion, Shoes
    15 Louis Vuitton Sneakers to Upgrade Your Shoe Collection
    lv sneakers
  59. Celebrity, Dua Lipa
    Dua Lipa Poses Underwater Like A Mermaid!
    dua lipa underwater photo
  60. Clothing, Fashion
    21 Denim Jumpsuit Ideas for Cool & Comfy Outings
    denim jumpsuit
/*
*/