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Caring for your Little Owl Cloth Diapers

Before Wearing:

We recommend washing all soakers & boosters 1 time (1 wash/dry cycle) prior to first use, using a cloth diaper safe detergent.

Storing Dirty Diapers:

  • Unsnap the soaker from the shell
  • Remove any solids into the toilet
  • If your baby is breastfed, exclusively, there is no need to remove solids before placing in pail or wet bag
  • Place the soaker into a pail or wet bag, never soak the diapers
  • Shells can be stored & washed with soakers or with regular laundry
  • Wash every 2-3 days

Washing Instructions:

  • Rinse (pre-wash) with cold water, no detergent
  • Wash on hot/cold
  • It can be helpful to add a towel or two to the load
  • Run through an extra rinse cycle on warm
  • Tumble dry on low / medium or line-dry
  • Line-drying is recommended whenever possible. Exposing your diapers to sunlight will help sanitize, reduce odor and is a natural brightener

~ Please do not use any bleach, whiteners, fabric softeners or brighteners
~ Please do not use any rash cream on your baby when he/she is wearing the diaper

Most detergents will leave a residue on your diapers that will affect absorbency (causing leaking) and cause odors. Choose a cloth diaper friendly detergent.

Select a detergent that does not contain any of the following:

  • Dyes
  • Perfumes /Fragrances
  • Fabric softeners
  • Brighteners
  • Stain guard ingredients
  • Natural oils
  • Bleach

The following can void your warranty:

  • Chlorine bleach
  • Oxygen bleach
  • Pure soap
  • Borax
  • Sanitize / High heat cycles
  • High heat in the dryer