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Wahhhhh.....We're working on potty learning but all my son's diapers stink <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/angry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="angry"> The minute he pees I smell reek! Could it just be his pee that reeks or is it really the diapers <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/headscratch.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="headscratch"><br><br>
It doesn't matter if its hemp, organic cotton, or prefolds. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:<br><br>
I have printed fitteds as well. I have no idea what to do. Any advice would be greatly appreciated <span style="font-size:x-large;">PLEASE!</span>
 

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have you stripped them lately?<br><br>
we had major bad stink problems with all our diapers as well, hemp cotton, no matter what it was it smelled, I switch to bs/tto and never had smellies again(but you may not have to go so extreme)
 

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Stripping them~does this entail many hot washes with dawn dish soap?<br><br>
It feels like I have tried everything under the sun washing wise. We tried sports wash, just baking soda, bs & essential oils, washing in just HOT water too. Ughhh....I just don't know what to do anymore <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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i have just recently had the same problem, Kimberly. I only had cotton diapers then no hemp, and yeah, they all started to smell yuck like they had been pooped on, but when i checked, only peed on. So I spent one day in the laundry last week stripping the dipes. Now I am pleased to say yay, no more smell.<br><br>
And now, I am trialing washing in only bs/tto too. So far so good, it's only been a week for us though, but Seepae has been doing it for months!
 

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stripping woul dbe doing a hot wash with baking soda only and watching for suds, if there are suds then you need to do a bunch of hot washes with bs until the suds are gone.<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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yes this is true, Ive been doing it since the last week of may <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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Kimberly, as we don't get Dawn here ( I don't think so anyway) and I was too lazy to find out what is an equivalent we'd have, so i just went the BS and Hot wash method. I think it was at least 5 hot washes (I lost count after a while) that dreaded laundry day...during agitation in the wash, lift your lid up and check for detergent suds (as opposed to just agitation bubbles) and check the rinse water for suds/cloudiness. If you have either, then you still have detergent build up so you'd have to do another hot wash with BS (I think reason is something about BS helps break down the build up resulting in suds).<br><br>
I feel for you, girl, as i was almost to the point of thinking that nothing will make cure these dipes of stink. But there's light at the end of the tunnel...
 

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dish soap is for stripping fleece when it starts to repell, BS is for stripping cloth when it has build up... calgon water softener also works, but BS is cheaper and more natural, LOL
 

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Thanks Mamas <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"><br><br>
Okay I'll try it! The hot washes and baking soda. I used to use this method awhile back but I don't remember the outcome :LOL<br><br>
And as for repelling fleece isn't that what fleece is supposed to do <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/headscratch.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="headscratch"><br>
Our fitteds are lined with fleece gosh I feel clueless today sorry <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll">
 

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microfleece should wick the wetness away to the diaper, windpro and those types used for the outer of an aio should repell... if your microfleece repells the pee will go right out the leg and never make it to the diaper.
 
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