L.H. asks from Chandler, AZ on October 09, 2008
Stain Remover Sugestions?
my 7 week old baby boy explodes up and out the back of his diaper almost every time he poos, which is most often when i am breastfeeding him. (i have learned to keep a waterproof pad under him because it often gets all over me.) i need stain remover suggestions. all his clothes have stains of the back unless i treat them 3 times and soak and wash more than once! the thing is that i usually dont have time to deal with the stain right away other than spraying it at the time it happens. sometimes it can take hours or more until i am in a position with time to deal with it. what is the best rememdy you all have found? i have tried a few different diapers and they dont help. is it the onsies being too tight and pushing eveything up?
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Well, right now I am using Zout. But, as suggested, the best solution I found is the SUN! If the clothes are still stained after they come out of the dryer I put them in the sun, stain exposed, with a squirt of water of it (or wet from the washer). Gets it out in a little while and its good to go!. Hmmm, I wonder if that will work in the future for big boy pants.... ; )
K.B. answers from Yuma on November 26, 2008
J.O. answers from Tucson on October 12, 2008
The best stain remover that I have found is a two-pronged approach.
I have used stain removing soap previously and then had a follow-up with Napi-San in hot water.
Hope this helps!
S.L. answers from Tucson on October 10, 2008
L.W. answers from Tucson on October 10, 2008
Hi L., I have found a great product that really works only before you wash out the stain....I have bought it at Bashas and Food City.
its called: "soilove laundry soil-stain remover"
comes in a 16 oz green colored container.....
Pour the liquid into a spray bottle for best resultys not too waste, & plz hold your breath as it makes you cough if you breath it, very strong product!!!!...
this has been the best product ever....works on fresh stains very well.....
plz let me know , my email address: ____@____.com
J.B. answers from Phoenix on October 10, 2008
Hi L., I know you've gotten tons of advice already, but thought I'd add my two cents. I haven't found the magic diaper; some kids are just exploders. I have tried multiple things with my two kids and what seemed to work the best for me, and what I felt comfortable using for my sensitive babies' skin, is Oxy Clean BABY spray. It comes in a Blue and Pink bottle and it's not in all stores (I bought mine at Babies R Us; it's not at Wal Mart). It works better than the Dreft Baby spray. I would just do a quick rinse in the sink with cold water, spray the stain, rub the outfit together, rinse and then spray again. It sounds like a lot, but only takes a minute and then I'd leave it in the sink until I could run a load or work at it some more if it was a really bad stain. If I did that, the stain most often came out the first time I washed it (I used the Dreft detergent). Found this opinion online as well: http://www.epinions.com/content_403517312644. It's a good thing new babies are so darn cute, huh?! Congratulations!!
L.M. answers from Phoenix on October 12, 2008
Get the Dirt Devil Spot Scrubber for the carpet. I bought mine at Walmart. It cleans out vomit, colored anything - ink stains, marker stains, etc, poop too and there's no odor either. I squirt the stuff out, scrub it in place, then vacuum it (3 in 1). Works fabulous.
He could be allergic to something your eating while breastfeeding that could be causing the blowouts.
What size diaper is he wearing now. He may need to go up a size.
L.G. answers from Albuquerque on October 10, 2008
The Dreft Stain Remover works really well but I would also suggest using Luvs diapers. My son had the same problem and it seemed like Luvs go up his back further which helps with the blow outs.
D.S. answers from Phoenix on October 10, 2008
I don't know if I had a great product or was just lucky. I always used Costco brand diapers (Kirkland) and always put my daughter in the next size higher. Yes, she had a saggy butt, but in 2.5 years I only had 2 blowouts.
A.D. answers from Tucson on October 10, 2008
Not sure if you are still using the newborn size diapers but I noticed with my son that when he started getting too big for the diapers, the poo started leaking out more. You might consider switching to the Size 1/2 diapers if you haven't already. As far as the stains go, you can try oxy clean.
T.J. answers from Flagstaff on October 12, 2008
Congratulations! I know you have many responses - I do not have any good cleaning advise - I just wanted you to know that my 2nd son - now almost 5 months & breastfed - has the same problem. When he does a poo it is literally like an explosion of poo and sometimes soaks his diaper (dry), his clothes and my clothes as well. He still does big poos but not so frequently.
I haven't figured out how to get any of the stains out but as I have all of my older son's stuff (5) I haven't felt bad about not getting the stains out. I will try the ideas in the responses. I just wanted you to know that some kids just do that.
We laugh when he farts, it is actually louder than a grown man's and of course his older brother is very entertained by the whole thing. FYI his older brother was not breastfed (refused) and always had firm poos.
H.B. answers from Phoenix on November 11, 2008
My babes are older now, but back in the day they had the same issues. We were cloth users and found that either soaking in oxyclean before washing or laying in sun to dry after took care of 99% of any stain they could conjure up. Only after they stopped nursing and things were less than organic/natural did the stains get harder to remove! Good luck!