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My nighttime system isn't working that great for either kiddo. I use FB's, but every once in a while, they wake up with a really red and ouchy rash. I thought maybe it was the fleece (it repels, but we don't get leaks), so I tried a few nights with just the hemp prefold (and a wool soaker), but they were both still pretty red. I'm thinking we might need to start using disposables at night. We have no problems with cloth during the day, but night just isn't working. I don't think it's detergent build-up since we've been using Calgon and I never use much detergent. Plus, like I said, the daytime diapers don't cause rashes. Anyway, I was just curious what everyone else is using...
 

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We use cotton or hemp against his skin at night- did the same with dd when she was in dipes. Ds got a red rash from the pocket dipes we tried and does fine- no rashes with just plain dipes and wool over the top.
 

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We get that problem too Karen. If it gets really bad I will put Bret in disposies for a night or 2.
I use hemp inserts in my FB's so I think that it is partly from build up in the hemp. I also think the fleece gets hotter, so that doesn't help I'm sure. So far the best "solution" I have it so make sure to rinse well and use Calgon... which you are already doing. Sorry not much help, huh?
 

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We use a hemp fitted with a wool cover at night. Both are breathable and we have no problems with rash. I was using fleece to lay in his diaper but it gets too hot out here in the desert so I rather him all breathable at night since he is in the diaper for 10 hours.
 

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Could it possibly be the Calgon itself? That stuff is so perfumy that I would suspect that babies who are sensitive to some chemicals might react to Calgon.

We either use a FB stuffed with hemp or a hemp prefold or diaper at night. No problems with either one.
 

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Since quitting poly fleece liners, we use a plain old CPF with a doubler or two stuffed inside it under a fleece or wool cover. No more redness or rash even though he does wake up with wetter skin. He has yet to act like it bothers him or to have it cause problems, so in the AM I just give him a quick wash with something sweet smelling to take away the tee tee smell on his skin and away we go.

I have used hemp fitteds or prefolds but they just reek so bad with all night toddler tee tee. On occasion he will fall asleep wearing a velour lined dipe and that doesn't cause any problems either, but since the ones we own that have velour inners weren't really designed for nite use I've never experimented with it for nights.

And lastly, the last few times I used sposies for nights we had major leaks! Ack! It was AWFUL! So you might throw a Kool Sheep over that sposie if you go that route :LOL
 

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Iam still looking for a nighttime system pocket diapers do not work for us the only thing that I never had a leak in was a hemp liz cloth so we are back to that for the night time system intil I can find and even better one.

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When DD was born she got a rash from the antibiotics for strep B. I put lanolin on it and it helped- it just gives the protection on the skin from the wetness.
 

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Originally posted by engineer_mama
My nighttime system isn't working that great for either kiddo. I use FB's, but every once in a while, they wake up with a really red and ouchy rash. I thought maybe it was the fleece (it repels, but we don't get leaks), so I tried a few nights with just the hemp prefold (and a wool soaker), but they were both still pretty red. I'm thinking we might need to start using disposables at night. We have no problems with cloth during the day, but night just isn't working. I don't think it's detergent build-up since we've been using Calgon and I never use much detergent. Plus, like I said, the daytime diapers don't cause rashes. Anyway, I was just curious what everyone else is using...

Do i hear you on this one Karen.....Im thinking of going the disposie way.....I dont know if hes sensitive to sposies anymore i have to try and see but honestly i think im going to have to because i cant use hemp and the FBs yesterday gave him a little soar penis...So im really really really scared at this point...Sorry im no help
 

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I had a box of Gerber EZ liners, so I put one in each kiddies diaper last night (our regular FB/SS combo). They both woke up perfectly rash free
Not even a tiny bit of redness. Hopefully this will be our solution for now. I just wish I could get the FB fleece to stop repelling. I really thought the Calgon was doing it (seemed to work at first), but it's all repelling again. Oh well, at least it's not leaking.
 
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