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Prepping Your New Stash

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Prepping Your New Stash

The first thing you will need to do when you receive your cloth diapers is prep them. This simple means pre-washing them. There are a couple of reasons for doing this. Cloth diapers come from manufacturers and therefore you want to wash away anything than may be on them from the manufacturing process. Natural fibers such as cotton, hemp have natural oils which repel water and must be washed away to ensure the diaper will be absorbent.   Some materials are designed to shrink when dried. If you do not wash and dry them prior to use they will not...

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