If you're a new or soon-to-be parent, you've hopefully been exposed to many safety concerns regarding babies, from "back is best" to avoiding toys that can fit in their teeny-tiny throats. But what about laundry? Your mesh laundry bag may seem like the most dangerous thing about this aspect of raising a child, but it's important to reconsider how to wash baby clothes.
If ever there were a seemingly harmless process, it's washing clothes. Water, laundry detergent, some effective drying method -- what can go wrong? Most of the time, nothing. Washing baby clothes is not a complicated process, but it may require a different approach from washing your own clothes.
Babies, and especially newborns, have some specific needs that can affect the way you do their laundry. In this article, we'll explain how to wash baby clothes to protect your baby's delicate skin and promote their good health.