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How to keep babies & toddlers gear clean & hygienic

 
Kids are messy from the word go, but with these easy cleaning tips, your everyday baby and toddler gear will be hygienic and stay in tip top condition.
Kids are messy from the word go, but with these easy cleaning tips, your everyday baby and toddler gear will be hygienic and stay in tip top condition.
 

How to keep babies & toddlers gear clean & hygienic

 

Buggies & Strollers

 
  • Keeping your buggy or stroller clean will help maintain its life expectancy. Buggy or stroller liners are very useful for this and can be removed and washed when required.
 
  • Refer to the instruction manual when it comes to cleaning the buggy or stroller fabric and other attachments.
 

Car Seats

 
  • Your baby's or toddler's car seat can accumulate a fair amount of dirt from dust, spills and crumbs.
 
  • Try to clean the car seat at least once a month or more often if necessary.
 
  • Again refer to the manual with regards to the best way to clean the car seat.
 

Feeding Equipment & Highchairs

 
  • The best thing for keeping your baby's or toddler's highchair clean and sanitized is to use a gentle detergent with a warm cloth.
 

Mattresses

 
  • Turn your baby's or toddler's mattress over and rotate weekly if possible. This helps maintain the insides and ensures that damp and moisture are not trapped.
 
  • Also try and air the mattress in sunlight whenever possible to help stop the build up of bacteria.
 
  • Use on a slatted or aerated base if you can and do not use the mattress directly on the floor.


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