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Wash and Care Guide for Hemp / Bamboo insert/doubler/fitted diaper

What you need to do before using:

  • Use small amount of soap powder that is bleach free, softener free and enzyme free.
  • Wash them 3 times in hot water before use. (Go through wash-dry-wash-dry-wash-dry cycle)
  • After that you can follow the same washing instructions as for other diapers.
  • For subsequent washing: use soap powder that is bleach free, softener free and enzyme free.
  • You can use washing machine to wash, rinse and tumble dry too

Why do you need to do this?

  • These natural fabrics contain lots of natural oils, so it will take several washings before they reach maximum absorbency.
  • Hemp/Bamboo is very absorbent and will continue to get more absorbent with each washing.
  • After the initial 3 washings, hemp can be washed in with your other diaper laundry.
  • Hemp/bamboo inserts/ diapers don’t reach their full absorbency until their 12 wash!
  • Obviously you can start using your inserts/diapers after just a couple of pre-washes but these inserts will get more absorbent over time.