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Parenthood is full of unexpected surprises and for me, one of the most traumatizing experiences came at time when I didn’t have my little one fully diapered. I mean, who knew a tiny little child could literally project poop all the way across a room?! I mean, seriously…why didn’t the baby books warn me about that?!
The first time it happened, I was in front of my son at the changing table, I saw him begin to poop and I instinctively swerved my body out of the way. It was like a Jedi ninja move and for a moment, I was so proud that I instinctively moved my body out of the way, but then a second later, I realized that the poop that’d missed me had been sprayed all over our carpet. The next time it happened, I just stood still and in a moment of despair I let it splatter all over my shirt. Sigh.
At that point, I learned two very important things, always keep your infant’s bum covered during a changing session and secondly, I needed something to successfully get the poop and smell out of our carpeting. Usually, I’d be embarrassed to write about this sort of thing but I’ve learned I’m not alone in this tragic experience, so… here are a few homemade recipes for cleaning poop out of carpet, onesies, and anything else that may become soiled as your little one grows! File this away, trust me, it’s a keeper!
Option #1: A simple solution
Option #2: DIY Homemade Cleaner
An important note: Never use Hydrogen Peroxide which is more concentrated than 3% and test this process out on a small section first to ensure it doesn’t discolor the material.
Do you have any other stain removing suggestions? If so, let us know!
Like many moms before her, Melissa cradled her hungry, crying baby as she clumsily adjusted her bra and sat uncomfortably holding up her shirt. Before she knew it, her baby was squirming, her shirt was falling, and the nursing session was interrupted. She needed a better solution, so she created LatchPal, the first nursing clip of its kind.
LatchPal is a breastfeeding shirt clip that holds up a mother’s shirt during breastfeeding. It eliminates shirt re-positioning and feeding disruptions, and helps a mom nurse hands-free in comfort to maximize milk flow. LatchPal was designed with moms in mind. The multi-use solution only requires one hand to latch. It’s a must-have breastfeeding accessory and essential for post-partum moms, pumping moms, and nursing in public.
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