Hard Water and Cloth Diapers

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Chances are that in your research of cloth diapering you have come across the term hard water.

We here at Lil Helper are with you every step of the way on your cloth diapering journey and so we want to take a moment and address this possibly confusing matter.

Hard water is water that has lots of mineral deposits in it.

I know, probably not what you thought it was based on how normally water that is hard goes by another name (ice, ice, baby!). But in relation to cloth diapering, minerally hard water is a very different matter.

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This poor baby is learning about “hard water” the hard way!

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Cleaning Dirty Cloth Diapers

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Hey Y’all, it’s Erin.

There was an interesting discussion on the ambassador Facebook page about using a diaper sprayer. (By the way, have you taken the opportunity to sign up to be a LilHelper Ambassador yet? If not check it out here.)

I wanted to talk about cleaning dirty cloth diapers after reading the thread.

Full Disclosure: This post is going to talk a lot about poop. There’s not really a way to help you in your cloth diaper journey without talking to you about it. But, never fear! None of the pictures or video feature any real poo 😉

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The Dangers of Mom Googling (and having a close relationship with Dr. Google)

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Hey y’all! Jess here to share all my embarrassing stories with you!

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We have all been there. As many of you, I started seeing Dr. Google when I got pregnant. Turns out, people forget to tell you about lots of things that will happen.

Let me tell you all about my relationship with Dr. Google while pregnant.

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