any ideas on taking poop stains out of baby clothes?

Mercedes - posted on 06/23/2010 ( 33 moms have responded )

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I tries oxyclean spray and wash, which gets out blood and wine...but apparently n ot poop! :( so now it's been through the dryer and is a set in stain. Any ideas?

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Kristen - posted on 07/06/2010

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I always take the outfit right to the sink after i finish changing my daughter. I usually put a little dish soap on it and run it under cold to luke warm water and scrub it together until it is all gone... i scrub it out of the water and lavender it up real good rinse it and if it needs to be scrubbed out more i do it some more until i can't see it or its is hardly even there anymore then i put it in the next load of laundry and that usually gets it all out or almost completely out enough to where it is not noticeable.

Jenette - posted on 07/06/2010

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This may sound odd but-while working at a vet clinic we used to use peroxide to get everything off our scrubs-blood, fecal matter, urine, vomit etc...it got out the stains without messing up the materials or colors of our clothes-I do the same thing with my daughters stuff when it gets messy.

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Paula - posted on 04/22/2013

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I use Lestoil for all my tough stains. It STINKS, but works GREAT! Get an old toothbrus, dip in, and scrub! I usually let it sit for a little while before throwing in the wash. Good Luck!

Suzanne - posted on 04/17/2013

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Use your normal detergent then hang the item on the washing line in the wind. The windier it is the better, I don't know how it works, I just know it does!
Give it a try and let me know you get on

Sue

Suzanne - posted on 04/17/2013

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Use your normal detergent then hang the item on the washing line in the wind. The windier it is the better, I don't know how it works, I just know it does!
Give it a try and let me know you get on

Sue

Katrin - posted on 08/04/2010

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Hi Mercedes,
in Germany we have something called ox-gall soap. Try to get it. It is a little old-fashioned but it really works! I couldn't do without it.
Katrin

Emma - posted on 07/31/2010

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soak over night in a bowl of soappy water with some vanish then use the spray vanish before you put the clothes in the washing machine!

Kyla - posted on 07/30/2010

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oxy-clean, my daughter has had problems pooping so i give her prune juice, wich makes it runny it goes EVERY WHERE, like on her clothes! i use oxy-clean in a regular wash of clothes. get it at walmart its like 15$ its worth it :)

Dawn - posted on 07/08/2010

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Dawn dishwashing liquid straight on the stain rub it and rinse presto its gone. I used it on my oldest daughters close she spit up alot also and it worked on those stains also..Shout works well also i use it on my babies clothes now I just spray it rub it in and throw it in the wash

Janette - posted on 07/08/2010

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I have always found that immediately rinsing in cold water and then spraying with Dreft before washing works wonders. I have done this with 2 kids and 2 nieces prior and I have never had a problem!

Jennifer - posted on 07/07/2010

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My 6 month old always has blow outs in her diapers. I would try soaking it in hot soapy water. Then scrub it with bar soap. I use Zest but I think any kind will work. You might have to do this several times. But it usually comes out

Sara - posted on 07/06/2010

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oh...the Totally Toddler also works on our My hubby uses it all the time when our dog tracks mud in!

Sara - posted on 07/06/2010

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I use a spray called Totally Toddler....you can get it at Babies R Us. It has taken out food, spit up, poop...everything so far! I just am sure to treat it as soon as I can and then even if I have to wait a while to wash, it will still take it out. They even sell it in wipes, which I keep a pack in my diaper bag for explosions away from home....they work great! Good luck!

Catherine - posted on 07/04/2010

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I have used Shout with excellent results. I use cloth diapers and it has taken out all stains left by poop.

Kerrie - posted on 07/04/2010

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I have been successful with Napisan pre-wash soak, but unfortunately not after those clothes have already been through the dryer! (I hate it when it happens to your favorite clothes) You can eventually get the stains out just by pre-soaking and washing a few times..but not always. Good luck!

Beth - posted on 07/03/2010

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I know what will work! Get he item wet and then set in the sun to dry...seriously the sun will remove the stain!
Good luck.
Beth

Amanda - posted on 07/03/2010

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as soon as my boy poohs his out fir it comes right off and put it in the tub with hot water.. leave it for a bit then put some soap (even the baby head-to-toe stuff worked) and scrub a little..

Christine - posted on 06/30/2010

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i heard that shaving gel gets rid of food stains so maybe it would work with poo 2, yet to try on either :)

Jessica - posted on 06/30/2010

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my mum used lemon juice or vinager to remove the stain. she soaked the clothing in lemon juice and hung it in direct sunlight for the day then washed it and hung it to dry in the sun again. worked like a charm

Angela - posted on 06/30/2010

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Try wondersoap - its awesome and safe on colours :) I use it on my MCN's (modern cloth nappies) good luck

Andrea - posted on 06/29/2010

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I use the dry oxyclean powder or a generic brand like oxo brite. I soak the clothes in the sink with a scoop or two (depending on how big of a stain) and 100% of all the blow-out stains (which were many) have been completely removed from all of my daughter's clothes, even a white Christening dress- good as new. Try it. It really works.

Hollie - posted on 06/29/2010

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vanish pre-stain treater has worked a treat for me just never have the time to sit there and scrub it in so throw most of her pooey clothes away!

Jamie - posted on 06/25/2010

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I keep a bucket of water and oxyclean powder diluted in it. What ever stain my son comes up with (food, poo, etc) I rinse it, toss it in the bucket, let soak for a day then wash with all his other clothes. Has worked like a charm for me.

Belinda - posted on 06/24/2010

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Nappy San works a treat. there hasnt been a poo stain i cant get out. I just rinse then soak for sa couple of days

Bethany - posted on 06/24/2010

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I let the garment sit in HOT water with some dreft mixed in. I also like to use Zoat sop on stains I get the block and use a wet toothbrush to scrub the stains. Make sure that you always use HOT water on Poop!.3

Frederique - posted on 06/24/2010

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I forgot to mention that I use only Charlie's Soap (an old-fashioned all American coconut oil based detergent) and it works wonders on all baby stains (adult stains too! :-)

Rena - posted on 06/24/2010

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Blue Dawn dish detergent is an amazing stain remover. Whenever my son has gotten poop on his outfit I rub some on it and let it sit for 24 hours (usually a little less than that) then throw it in the wash. It even has worked on set in stains.

Doneisha - posted on 06/23/2010

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Put a 1/2 cup of vinegar in the wash, it will neutralize the stains maybe just a tad bit of baking soda for those set in. The drawback: you have to rinse twice. Also, you can never go wrong with Shout!

Frederique - posted on 06/23/2010

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I use clothes diapers so I get a lot of poop stain (of all colors!). So far, I have managed to best remove them by placing them in direct sunlight for at least a 1/2 day; just a light shadow is left if anything...
(BTW, no luck with chlorine which anyway, I didn't feel like using in the first place)

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