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5 Best baby laundry products: how to wash your baby clothes and what detergent to use for it

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Best baby laundry products

One of the most challenging tasks as a new parent is the clothing care. With a new baby, it comes with a lot of dirty pieces of clothing and even if you want to hand wash them, it's almost impossible to keep up with it, first, you will be really busy with your baby and also the weather in the UK is not helpful. 

When doing your baby laundry is always best to use products specifically for the baby’s delicate skin. Choosing what are the best one is not so easy, so Mother and Baby has the list you were wishing for. See below the best baby laundry products:

NUK Detergent Laundry Dermatologically Tested

NUK Detergent Laundry Dermatologically Tested


NUK childcare is the leading brand of baby laundry products in Germany. It's effective on stains but gentle. This product is made with natural based ingredients and leaves no residue. It can be used for up to 12 washes. 

Earth Friendly Products Baby Laundry Detergent 50 Washes 1.5 Litres

Earth Friendly Products Baby Laundry Detergent


This is an Amazon's Choice product, and 1.5 litres is good for 50 washes. It's made from renewable plant extracts. Beside being a laundry detergent, it's also a fabric conditioner. This product is free from any nasty ingredients that can damage your baby's skin. 

Bollicine Certified Eco Organic Baby Clothes Laundry Liquid and Fabric Softener

Bollicine Certified Eco Organic Baby Clothes Laundry Liquid and Fabric Softener


These products are the perfect combo to keep your baby clothes clean. They are made for sensitive skin, also are dermatology tested and vegan friendly. If you like to have laundry liquid and fabric softener separate, this is the best option for you. 

Bambino Mio, Miocare (Natural Washing Powder), 1 x 800g

Bambino Mio, Miocare (Natural Washing Powder)


If you really prefer powdered products, this is the one for you. This is also an environmentally friendly laundry detergent suitable for sensitive skin. It can be used in whites, darks and coloured laundry. It's very effective washing at low temperatures.

Ecover Delicate Laundry Liquid

Ecover Delicate Laundry Liquid New Waterlily & Honeydew Fragrance 750 ml (Pack of 2)


This product is suitable for fine fabrics, silks and woollens. It was designed to preserve the softness of delicate fibres and protects their colour. It also cares for skin due to its plant based ingredients. 

How to choose the best baby laundry products

When choosing the baby laundry products, look for hypoallergenic, cost-efficient, dermatologist/paediatrician recommended and residue-free. 

How to wash your baby clothes

First of all, you need to choose the right baby laundry product. Before putting in the washing machine, you will need to treat some stains, for these ones use baby bubble bath. Don't overload your machine as the clothes need space to be cleaned. Also, always select the “hand-wash” setting (if your washing machine offers it) or the “gentler” cycle. When drying them, also chose the program for delicate clothing. Another important tip is to read the labels before washing any clothing and putting in the same load clothes with the same texture and type of dirt. 

How to wash your baby nappies

To wash baby nappies you need first to remove the poo or the excess of pee. You will need to use a bucket filled with water and baby bubble bath to remove most of the stains. After you can throw away the dirty water in the toilet. The nappies can now be placed in the washing machine. 


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