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I have some colored nylon covers that someone gave me. They're really cute. However, I started using them and they appear to wick terribly. The diaper isn't all that wet and it's coming right through. I'm afraid to even try the third one.<br><br>
My question is whether they can be salvaged with that spray or do they just go bad eventually? Also, is it possible that they were cared for wrong (fabric softener or something) and could be stripped and made to work?<br><br>
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Not sure, but maybe those aren't the right covers for you and your baby <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> Some work for some people and some don't.
 

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Where is the wetness coming from? I know I have some with some ttype of FOE (satin looking stuff for binding) and if Joah gets to wet they wick like crazy. I think that the diaper under gets too wet and there is nothing you can do. If this is the problem sounds like you need to change more often to me. That is what helped me <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Where is the wetness coming from? I know I have some with some ttype of FOE (satin looking stuff for binding) and if Joah gets to wet they wick like crazy. I think that the diaper under gets too wet and there is nothing you can do. If this is the problem sounds like you need to change more often to me. That is what helped me <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"></div>
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Actually, it's just wicking right through the cover in the middle and all over. It's not a needing to change thing, his diaper was wet, but not soaked at all. It had been about an hour since I'd changed him, I was leaving for church and his clothing was wet. It was frustrating as I had to change his clothes and all and was late. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:
 

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Nylon covers are coated with some sort of laminate (just like PUL). If they accidentally make their way into the dryer, the laminate separates from the nylon and they are no longer waterproof. I use nylon covers quite a bit, and when manage to get into the dryer they're pretty much useless.<br><br>
Sorry I don't have a better answer for you.
 

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That makes sense as to why they all wick so badly. My AIO that wicks isn't nearly as bad, this is like not having a cover on him at all. I have other nylon covers that work fine. I didn't put these in the dryer but I guess the person before me must have. Either way, they were gifted to me so I have no complaints. I just wondered. Thanks.
 
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