WASH AND CARE INFORMATION
Your mama cloth are very simple to wash and care for. Simply rinse or put straight into a container with cold water then when you want to wash drain and put into the machine. You can put them in with cloth nappies or any laundry. We don’t recommend using fabric softeners as this can hinder the absorbency and don’t use bleaches as this will shorten the life span ofyour pads.
We have been trialing our soapnuts for some time now with washing the pads (and nappies) and have had fantastic results. Highly recommend the soapnuts for a natural washing alternative for your pads.
We also highly recommend the Rockingreen Femme wash it works great for washing your pads.
Adding salt or baking soda to the water or a oxygen whitener will help with stains or the sun is fantastic at fading stains. Some fabrics may stain, it does happen sometimes!! If stains will bother you then I recommend buying patterned or hand dyed pads so they are less noticeable. I am yet to have any of my pads I use stain. Pads can be put in the dryer but this can shorten the life span of the pads. I would only recommend drying on a cool to medium cycle if you use the dryer.
A few drops of tea tree oil can be added to a wash cycle to help sanatize your pads. If you suffer a bout of thrush we recommend also washing your pads in canasten to ensure you do not re infect your self next time you use your pads.