How To Remove Diaper Blowout Stains

How to remove diaper blow out stains

It’s inevitable… with baby comes diaper blowouts. I’d be shocked to find a mother who hasn’t experienced one.

In my early months of motherhood, I had no idea how to tackle these kind of stains. I had to admit it, but I just threw the clothes out if the mess was too much for a regular run through the washer. I threw away so many good clothes!   I just didn’t have the know-how for cleaning those kind of stains.

Fast forward a year and a half later… we now have two daughters who have made me a master at cleaning poo out of just about any material!

Step-by-step Instructions to removing poo stains

  1. Start by removing any excess poop with a plastic spoon or knife. If the
  2. Thoroughly spray a stain removing substance. I use Spray n’ Wash.
  3. Soak the clothing material in WARM water. I like to use the soak setting on my washer so it will spin dry the shirt for me.
  4. If the stain has come clean, you can run it through the washer with a normal load.
  5. If the stain has NOT come clean, do NOT dry the shirt in the dryer. The heat will make the stain set.
  6. For more persistent stains, you can try a longer soak in OxyClean baby or a bleach and water combo for 30 minutes.

Lemon Juice  and sun Removal Method

If you are looking for a more natural way to remove stains, this method is for you!

  1. Remove excess poo with a plastic knife or spoon.
  2. Thoroughly soak the stain with lemon juice. Do not dilute
  3. Place outside in direct sunlight for a minimum of 3 hours.
  4. Run the clothing through the wash as normal if the stain is completely removed.
  5. If the stain is still there, you can repeat the process, but do not run the item through the wash.

Best of luck, mama!


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