Cloth Diaper Advice – Mailbox Mondays 4/15/13 – Cloth Diapers & Starting Solids
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We just recently started solids with my six month old. His poop is getting slightly gooey but is still runny. I tried dunking a diaper in the toilet but nothing came off. My question is when do I need to start rinsing out the poop before putting the diaper in the pail? (Btw- he eats maybe a tablespoon of food a day and the rest is breast milk.)
It sounds gross, but when starting solids I wouldn’t bother rinsing until there is something “scrape-able” and/or if you are seeing icky stuff left in the washer. If never had a diaper sprayer, and I’ve very rarely “dunked and swished.” With a tablespoon or so of solids, diapers should be fine to throw in the wash!
What did you do?
I agree with Maria. Even with a 2 year old, if I couldn’t get all the poop off (using fleece or disposable liners), I didn’t worry about it. I didn’t leave huge chunks on there, but whatever didn’t make it onto the liner went in the washer and came out just fine.