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Old 11-16-2009, 07:24 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Anyone have any tried and true method that really works? I have a ton of borrowed clothes and a few have been "blown out" on. I'd love any tips or links that you have. TIA.

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You can try bleaching them in the sun but that might fade the colors as well....

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I've had luck using a stain stick, tide and the soak cycle on my washing machine.
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We had a 'blow out' here too on my tan pants and I was pretty devastated...I soaked them in cold water (I soak DS diapers anyways, so I just ran them through the wash with the diapers) and then I squirted a little lemon juice on the stain and hung them out in the sun and low and behold...the stain was gone! Good luck!

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I am also going with a little sun. Using cloth diapers for the first time, I had always heard that about BF poo and the sun, but never fully believed it. Then I tried it, and you would truly have never even known there was a stain there. Remember to put it in the sun wet, though. I think that is important. If you do it for a couple of hours, I can't imagine it would mess with the color of the clothing.

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When i got my baby clothes back from my sis, they had some pooh stains on them. I soaked them overnight with oxiclean. got most any stain out, including spit up stains. some clothes i did have to soak twice, but it got everything out!
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I am also going with a little sun. Using cloth diapers for the first time, I had always heard that about BF poo and the sun, but never fully believed it. Then I tried it, and you would truly have never even known there was a stain there. Remember to put it in the sun wet, though. I think that is important. If you do it for a couple of hours, I can't imagine it would mess with the color of the clothing.

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