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Can sharing baby wipes between babies in a church nursery spread disease? What about diaper changing surfaces that may not be cleaned between kids?

Can sharing baby wipes between babies in a church nursery spread disease? What about diaper changing surfaces that may not be cleaned between kids?

Baby wipes: Sharing baby wipes & unclean diaper changing surfaces & no hand washing can of course spread germs & infection among infants & also daycare staff. You need to complain to the person in charge about this problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which baby wipes are he best?

Which baby wipes are he best?

Moist Paper Towels: Wet wipes out of a box can cause a distinct type of diaper rash, it looks like red "parentheses" around the anus, and there really isn't a brand that is totally safe from that. Every time in the past that a baby's treatment with creams failed, removing wet wipes helped, so now i just start by recommending cleaning with moistened paper towels. ...Read more

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For what length of time do facial wipes and baby wipes stay moist for?

Variable: Depending on the packaging this could be weeks or days. Those with a way to provide air tight containment can hold their moisture for longer periods. Some lose it as soon as you open the pack/box and dry out over time depending on the humidity. ...Read more

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Are baby wipes safe for vaginal area?

Baby wipes: I usually recommend using wash water and dry wipes for the first 6 weeks. After that period of time, it is safe to use baby wipes but i usually ask parents to use the non fragrance "sensitive" wipes. They are often less irritating. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use baby wipes to clean cups and dinnerware that we'll use later to eat from?

Is it safe to use baby wipes to clean cups and dinnerware that we'll use later to eat from?

Would not: Wipes are not intended to be used this way. You are not cleaning them and you can get bacterial overgrowth on the cups and dishes, not to mention the chemicals you are potentially ingesting. Use plain soap and water. Can not beat it. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between baby wipes and wetted tissues for wiping your bum?

Components: Propitiatory wipes often contain fragrance & preservatives that can irritate raw skin. Wet tissues will generally not. I often have moms make their own with baby oil, paper towels and a zip lock bag. ...Read more

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Two days ago i had rough sex(6 times)between 10pm and 7am. Ive noticed now that when i wipe(wet baby wipes unscented)I have skin coming out. Normal?

Two days ago i had rough sex(6 times)between 10pm and 7am. Ive noticed now that when i wipe(wet baby wipes unscented)I have skin coming out. Normal?

Here's the "skinny": With such extensive rubbing of the labia during the "rough sex" the epithelial (skin) cells are abraded on the top layer and exfoliate.(come off). When that occurs the dermis (under layer of skin) try to rapidly replace the skin cells that have been removed (epithelialization). This is the normal process of skin replacement. ...Read more

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