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Washing cloth diapers with the rest of your laundry

Can Cloth Diapers Be Washed With Other Clothes?

It’s probably coincidence, but I’ve had a bunch of people ask about part-time cloth lately, right when I find myself with a daytime-potty-trained toddler and only nighttime bedwetting pants to wash. In both cases (part-time cloth or potty training your youngest/only child) you’ll have very few cloth diapers to wash and probably wonder if can …

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Do I Need to Use Calgon Water Softener When I Wash Cloth Diapers?

Calgon is a laundry product used to soften water. It’s also marketed as an anti-limescale product, which is attractive because hard water can lead to limescale buildup on the heating element inside of washing machines. Modern day Calgon contains the active ingredients polycarbonate and zeolite (the very original version contained sodium hexametaphosphate, a phosphate). Detergent actually has …

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