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    How Safe Is It to Air Dry Baby Clothes

    How Safe Is It to Air Dry Baby Clothes

    Updated on 8 February 2024

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    Nothing can beat the fragrance of clothes when they dry under the Sun and air. But when it comes to babies, parents like to tread with caution. From buying baby clothes to washing them to drying them- everything must be done carefully. In this article, we will discuss whether it is safe to air dry baby clothes and some other precautions you must keep in mind with regard to baby clothes.

    Is it safe to hang baby clothes outside?

    Indeed, there are many benefits of hanging baby clothes outside. But there are a few things one should keep in mind while drying baby clothes. Before that, look at some basic questions that most MOMS ask.

    Is it safe to put baby clothes in a dryer?

    It’s okay to put baby clothes in a dryer but there are some precautions you should follow. It’s important that while using a dryer for baby clothes, you select low-temperature settings. It’s important to read the care label on the baby clothes to choose the most appropriate method of drying. If the care label instructions say that you should not dry these clothes in a dryer, then you should just air dry them.

    How long should baby clothes air dry?

    Drying clothes often depends on the stuff of cloth you want to dry out. For example, cotton stuff usually dries out in an hour because baby clothes are usually thin and include soft fabric. However, clothes like coats, sweaters or socks take time to dry out.

    Also, drying out cloth depends on the environment. If there is a cool breeze under sunlight, it takes less time to dry, while the clothes might take time to dry if there is a rainy atmosphere.

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    Is it okay to dry baby clothes outside overnight?

    It is a personal decision, but leaving clothes outside overnight is not a good idea as per the expert's opinion. Sometimes humid climates can lead your clothes to a stinky smell and get wet. Thus, it is best to keep your clothes inside for drying out instead of outside.

    Another threat is leaving your clothes outside is a risk of getting insects and small animals in the baby clothes that might cause an infection to the baby.

    What are the potential benefits of air-drying baby clothes outside?

    Here are some of the most common benefits of air-drying baby clothes:

    • Sun-dried clothes usually give freshness and never rely on other sources.
    • Sun acts as a natural stain remover and disinfectant for clothes.
    • It will make your clothes completely dry and keep them lasting longer.
    • Drying clothes can keep your clothes last longer and free from insects and worms.
    • It does not cause bad odour and wetness
    • Your baby will feel more comfortable in air-dried clothes.

    Should you wash baby clothes in a different detergent or regular?

    It’s best to wash baby clothes in a baby laundry detergent, especially if your baby is allergic to powder or has sensitive skin. Babies have soft skin, which is sometimes prone to dust and other allergens. Thus, to avoid any risk, it is essential to use baby detergent such as Mylo Baby Laundry Detergent. It brings life to your baby’s clothes and keeps them soft and healthy for the baby.

    Final Words

    We hope you have learned all the essential details that can help all new parents to keep their baby’s clothes dry, soft, and gentle for long. When choosing the best detergent, don’t forget to check the Mylo Baby Laundry Detergent for baby clothes.

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