Newborn babies have really sensitive skin. At birth, your baby will have just spent the last nine months in your belly, totally protected from the outside world and things like chemicals or fragrances. A lot of companies market products specifically for use with babies, and laundry detergent is no exception. You will be doing a lot of laundry with a new baby. Do you need to treat it differently than you do the laundry of other family members? This episode answers a listener’s question about whether you need special laundry detergent for your baby.

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