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Hi there. I am new to cloth this week and as I finish up my sposie wipes I would like to switch over to cloth wipes as well. I saw on a few sites the little cubes that make a nice wipes solution. Has anyone tried these? Will they cause diapers to repel if they have oils and/or shea butter in them? Thanks for any advice...feel free to give recs for specific wolutions or wipes, too.
 

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this link has a bunch of ideas for you<br><br><a href="http://www.zany-zebra.com/cloth-wipe-solution.shtml" target="_blank">http://www.zany-zebra.com/cloth-wipe-solution.shtml</a>
 

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I've used Baby Bits & loved em... you can also make your own... I just use warm water (b/c it's warm & I can't figure a way to keep solution warm)
 

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I make my own solution. 1c water, 1/2T babywash, 1/2T canola oil. Sometimes I also add 1/2T witch hazel. This is enough to cover about 12-14 wipes, which is about how many we use between washes (2-3 days). I love how clean his bum gets with cloth wipes, and its not irritating at all.
 

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I found Baby Bits to be way too soapy.<br><br>
I actually like using plain water the best. Anything else and my daughter's skin notices.
 

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I make my own. I use my wipes warmer (its lionheart brand or something heart from Walmart) and about a tbs of witch hazel, double that of baby shampoo, and fill it up about half way w/ warm water, then fill it with homemade cloth wipes. I need to make more wipes still because I always run out early, but that set up works well for my DD, who is very rash-prone and screams if I use a disposable wipe on her.
 

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That's a great idea! Do they get musty at all? Could you do it with just solution and dip the wipes?
 

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They dont get musty probably because of the witch hazel I think since its an antiseptic (it seems to cool the rashes on my DD too, because I don't use a whole lot), but also because the container only holds about a day's worth at a time, when full. (maybe a day and a half if you don't use them for cleaning little hands and faces as well, like I do) I've used it just to hold the liquid a few times though too w/ no problems, mostly because I had a pile of clean wipes and inserts that I hadn't sorted yet, so just grabbed and dipped them as I needed.
 

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we use Ribbits from London Frogg: <a href="http://hyenacart.com/prod_details.php?id=72312&vid=725" target="_blank">http://hyenacart.com/prod_details.php?id=72312&vid=725</a><br><br>
They are great and get baby's butt so clean!
 
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