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What do I wash "used" diapers with, I never really intended to buy second had diapers, but I just can't afford NOT TO.....

How can I was them, or what should I use to make sure there is nothing in them like THRUSH or anything like that?

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The problem I have with just washing them is a post I read a few days ago, a woman was trying to get rid of her baby's thrush or bad rash, and someone said that it could be that the bacteria was in the diaper and that it could last through several washes.
 

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Oh my gosh I feel like such a bad mom! I just put the used diapers right on ds. I really only bought used from the TP and just always assumed that the mom who had them before washed them well before they were sold. I guess I should start washing first.
 

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I always wondered about this too.
I've seem some tempting used dipes but couldn't get past the "used" part.
I always compared it to me using used underwear, but worse b/c we don't poop/pee in our drawers.
 

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I just wash them with the dipes. I use tea tree oil on that load. I sort of assume the same thing that the mom's wouldn't sell dipes they knew had yeast or other yuckies in them.
 

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I use H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide) to dissinfect my diapers or whatever. It's what they put in the "natural Bleach" made by Natures first. Or you can buy it at a gardening store. It's usually "food grade" and not harmful like bleach.
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Originally posted by MissSugarKane
Oh my gosh I feel like such a bad mom! I just put the used diapers right on ds. I really only bought used from the TP and just always assumed that the mom who had them before washed them well before they were sold. I guess I should start washing first.

The dipes you bought from me were well-taken care of.


I have to admit that I will also just put a used dipe on my little one if I've bought it off the TP from someone that I "know" who takes good care of their dipes as well.
 

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I just put some used prefolds on ds- they were almost new...but in general have been leary of used fitteds after hearing stories of yeast (not from used dipes). I always just washed the used fitteds with my other dipes. Ds has never had yeast and I don't want to get it...
 

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The dipes you bought from me were well-taken care of.
Don't worry I wasn't talking about yours. The used one looked like it had hardly been used. I'm talking about , well all the diapers I buy used (which is many!).

I still find myself sticking to the belief someone wouldn't sell an infected diaper.
 
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