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hello cloth diapering ladies. we're taking dd backpacking next week. i've borrowed some cloth dipes from a friend and even ordered a few extra prefolds for the trip. (my first cloth diaper order!! i might be hooked if all goes well.)

this is a pack-it-in, pack-it-out kind of trip. i'll be washing dipes and wipes daily. i'd like to take a bar of soap for washing. what do you recommend? since we're backpacking it needs to be environmentally friendly. is a soap used for bathing/shampooing ok to use on the diapers? they sell special soaps for backpacking at stores like REI and Academy. would one of those work or would it be too harsh on the diapers?

what would you use were you backpacking with your little one and your dipes?

thanks in advance for any expert advice you can give me.
 

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wow. lots of good suggestions!

i don't think i have time to order and receive any other diapers than the ones i have before we leave on saturday. (why isn't there a store in town with quality diapers?? -- but that's another thread.) besides, i'm a novice and am just getting the hang of getting the prefolds on right. the fitteds are much heavier and i plan to leave them at home. unless it's raining i think everything will dry in a jiffy -- no rain
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out running errands today we picked up a bar of dr bronners soap. i think that'll do the trick for us this time out. next time we take a little one to the backcountry i should be an expert!

thanks again for your help, everyone!
 
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