1. The baby’s clothes should be washed when they are bought
The newly purchased baby clothes must be washed first, because in order to make the clothes look more colorful and beautiful, the process of making clothes, may add benzene or fluorescence, but it also poses a threat to the baby’s health, especially the baby in the oral period, everything wants to put into the mouth to bite, once it encounters clothes with additives, but there will be problems. It is recommended that parents do not buy cheap clothes for the sake of greedy and cheap, try to choose branded clothes are more secure, and if you buy branded clear clothes, although there is no problem, but most of them are pressed goods, let the baby wear it before washing it first.
2. Wash the clothes of adults and babies separately
Wash your baby’s clothes separately from your adult’s clothes to avoid cross-infection. Because of the wide range of activities of adults, the bacteria on the clothes are more ‘blooming’, and washing bacteria can be transmitted to children’s clothes. These bacteria may not matter to adults, but infant skin is only 1/10 of the thickness of adult skin, the surface of the skin is immature, poor resistance, a little attention will cause baby’s skin problems, children’s underwear is best washed by hand with a special basin.
3. Clean your baby’s clothes with laundry detergent
The baby’s intimate clothing directly touches the baby’s delicate skin, and washing powder, etc. are relatively alkaline for the baby, which is not suitable for washing the baby’s clothes. And washing powder is easy to remain chemicals, washing powder washed baby clothes will make infants itchy, this is because washing powder contains phosphorus, benzene, lead and other harmful substances to the human body, long-term wearing of these harmful clothes will make the baby’s skin rough, itchy, and even contact dermatitis, infant ear diaper rash and other diseases. And these residual chemicals can also damage the fiber of the clothing, making the baby’s soft clothes hard. Therefore, washing powder should not be used for washing baby clothes. At present, laundry detergent is widely used abroad instead of washing powder to wash baby clothes, because the use of laundry detergent can not only thoroughly clean stains without residue, but also reduce the damage of clothing fiber, thereby keeping baby clothes soft. When choosing laundry detergent, mothers should choose some reputable brands, such as Willuswei new laundry detergent.
4. Bleach should be used with caution
It is not advisable to use bleach to make clothes look clean, as it is very irritating to the baby’s skin; After bleach enters the human body, it can quickly combine with the protein in the human body and is not easy to excrete. Gao Lifan, chairman of the Taipei Nanny Association, said that it is not suitable to use bleach when washing baby clothes, and some cleaners contain phosphorus compounds, which are not easy to decompose, which will cause river pollution; Some bleach has fluorescent agent adhesion, difficult to remove, long-term contact with the skin will cause discomfort, even rash, itching and other phenomena.
5. It is not only the surface dirt that needs to be washed
Washing the stain is only a third of the washing process, and the next rinse is definitely the main thing, and it is necessary to wash it two or three times with clean water until the water is clear. Otherwise, detergent or soap remaining on the laundry is no less harmful to the child than dirt on the laundry.
6. Clean up the dirt in the first time
It is common for children’s clothes to be stained with milk stains, fruit juice, vegetable juice, and chocolate. Washing immediately after sprinkling is an effective way to keep clothes clean and as before; If you wait a day or two, the dirt penetrates deep into the fiber, and it takes several times more effort to wash it clean. In addition, you can also soak your clothes in soda for a period of time and then rub them with your hands, and the effect is also good.
7. Sunlight is the best disinfectant
Sunlight is a natural bactericidal disinfectant, has no side effects, and does not require economic investment. Therefore, enjoy the sun, clothes are no exception, after the baby’s clothes are washed, they can be placed in the sun to dry. The best time to dry clothes is from 10 am to 3 pm, and if it rains for days, you can dry the clothes until they are quickly dry, and then take them to the hot water for 10 minutes. When the weather is bad, the dried clothes will be cool to the touch, it is recommended to blow it with a hair dryer before wearing it to make the clothes more dry, but this effect is not better than directly using sunlight exposure to sterilization, if the weather permits, still take natural drying as the first consideration. So keep your baby’s clothes ventilated and where sunlight can reach. In addition, remind parents that where to dry the baby’s clothes, try not to have adults walking around, otherwise the oil and dust on the body are likely to attach to the baby’s clothes in the process.