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<p>I am washing at 95C with Terra detergent with a 2 hour cold soak and the diapers show staining. Maybe I need to use more detergent? Just curious what detergent you are using and what your wash routine is. My newborn has a bit of diaper rash so I am looking for an unscented detergent and a CD-friendly rash treatment (I was considering using the <a href="http://www.weleda.de/Arzneimittel/RatgeberGesundheit/VerletzungenVerbrennungen/Wunden/WecesinPulverOffeneWunden.html" target="_blank">Weleda arnica powder</a>). I would like to use wool but want to know if you really wash/lanolize after each newborn poop.</p>
 

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My midwife recommended breast milk on diaper rash, and using Weleda Calendula BabyCreme, and not to use a powder, but Weleda Arnica sounds good to me. And I would let baby's bum air out if possible.<br>
I don't use CD but cloth wipes and found the sun gets out poo stains great! But yeah, seeing the sun this time of year is rare, lol!
 

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<p>I do a dry pail and wash my diapers every 2 days in 95° temp & extra rinse using our regular detergent - Ariel - and SIL Fleckensalz. I've put mine in the drier. My diapers still show a stain occasionally anyways. I think that's just life.</p>
<p>Lanolizing - for a while I was using the Sonett wool wash and wool Kur products, but I wasn't happy with the lanolizing effects. I bought pure lanolin at amazon.de (<a href="http://www.amazon.de/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325&tag=motheringhud-20&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.de%2Fgp%2Fproduct%2FB0010B3B54%2Fref%3Doss_product" rel="norewrite" target="_blank">http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B0010B3B54/ref=oss_product</a>). I'm really happy with that.</p>
<p>As for sore bottoms, we also use the Weleda Babycream. We've also got Mitosyl N Salbe (zink oxide 27%) from our pedi. But I've heard here that zinc messes up your diapers. I don't know. I've never had a problem with it! But it didn't help with one of ds' rashes, and  I ended up searching for and finding the polar fleece inserts I used with my daughter, oh, nearly 10 years ago. They help keep your baby's skin relatively dry, but it's a synthetic so I don't like using them regularly. Anyhow, I use the Mitosyl when the Weleda babycream isn't helping.  What I also really like and highly recommend is Heilwolle. I used that on my nipples when in the beginning when my nipples were really sore. Sometimes the Heilwolle is enough by itself for his bottom, but mostly I use it together with a cream to protect his bottom from coming into contact with a wet diaper especially if his bottom gets really, erm, raw. So, basically my action plan when ds gets a really bad diaper rash is to use a hair dryer to carefully dry him thoroughly, put a cream on his bottom, pack some Heilwolle onto the sore spots, use a polor fleece insert and change every two hours.</p>
 
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