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In september, after 16 months of no sposies ever, I broke down and bought a pack of pampers after a month of trying to cure this aweful diaper rash. Much to my dismay the rash cleared up (Don't get me wrong, i wanted it to clear but I hate admitting that the sposies were the answer). Since then, I have had several bouts of sposie use. My dd's rash's always clear after a day or two in sposies and then comes back when I use the cloth. I haven't changed anything about my washing routine and i strip the dipes at least 1x per month. I use cpf's and kissaluvs fitted with mostly bummis covers though I have one wool cover and one bumpy day cover also. I think she just needs the dryness that sposies provide. I hate that! Anyone have suggestions for a cloth sollution? Please.
 

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I had similar problems and the guilt too. In my case, I adjusted my washing routine a little and added microfleece liners. I think the liners made the biggest difference in keeping my babe dry.
 

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How did you change it? Different detergent? frequency? water temp?
 

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Nothing seemed to bug my DD other than wool for about the first 18 months of her life then like over night she had issues serious issues excema started and it was all down hill from there. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">: We had to radically change our wash rountinue we also got more assorbent diapers that made a huge diffrence. and about 6 months ago I broke down and realized sposies at night only work best for us.
 

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We had a bit of that problem, coupled with some stink in the diaper.<br><br>
I now wash the full load on cold, all the way through, and then I wash on hot with washing soda.<br><br>
I had been using just the hot/cold wash cycle with baking soda only.<br><br>
What kind of detergent are you using. Is it possible you have a build up that when mixing with urine is causing her the rash?<br><br>
And then go buy a yard of fleece, and cut yourself some 4 inch wide by 12 inch long liners and add them to the cloth, see how that helps. They pull the wet away from the skin. Even after napping in her diaper, my dd's liner always feels dry. There is NO SEWING NEEDED with the fleece. Just buy, cut, wash, use! Beautiful!
 

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I've posted before but..<br>
In the end we figured that they just were getting all the bacteria out. We live in a very hot climate our diaper pain and washer are located outside there really isn't a place indoors. even now its well into the 90's by afternoon. So rememberingthat she once had a bad yeast infection that didn't seem to go away untill I used a bit of bleach I decided to try it again. I stopped all the BS and TT oils and GSE and Borox and what nots as none really seemed to work and went to just a full amount of Charlies a bit of bleach and good hot water and had almost over night success. It does go against many things that bleach is harsh that we don't need a lot of detergent ect.. but its working were now into month 5 and rashes have been virtually non esistant. The few tiny ones shes had can easily be traced back to eating citrus or a corn product and clear fast with a touch of rash cream. I know its not for everyone but for us its been nothing short of amazing.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I now wash the full load on cold, all the way through, and then I wash on hot with washing soda.<br><br>
I had been using just the hot/cold wash cycle with baking soda only.<br><br>
What kind of detergent are you using. Is it possible you have a build up that when mixing with urine is causing her the rash?<br><br>
And then go buy a yard of fleece, and cut yourself some 4 inch wide by 12 inch long liners and add them to the cloth, see how that helps. They pull the wet away from the skin. Even after napping in her diaper, my dd's liner always feels dry. There is NO SEWING NEEDED with the fleece. Just buy, cut, wash, use! Beautiful!</div>
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I'm so going to have to try both of these... thanks for the idea. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I do a hot soak followed by Hot/Cold cylce with biokleen premium powder with double rinse. Then I add vinegar and do two more rinses. Every few weeks I run a full hot/cold cycle with double rinse with nothing added. I guess i could have a build up of some kind. I don't want to use bleach and ruin my covers but maybe I should switch detergent. Anyone have thoughts on Allen's vs. Charlie soap?
 

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I do a hot soak followed by Hot/Cold cylce with biokleen premium powder with double rinse. Then I add vinegar and do two more rinses. Every few weeks I run a full hot/cold cycle with double rinse with nothing added. I guess i could have a build up of some kind. I don't want to use bleach and ruin my covers but maybe I should switch detergent. Anyone have thoughts on Allen's vs. Charlie soap?<br><br>
I have some fleece liners so i've been using them again, now that the rash has cleared after a few days in sposies. I'm not that impressed with the liners - they don't seem to work that well. I'm also thinking of investing in some pockets but i really don't have extra cash right now so i'm waiting.
 
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