Baby Wipes: Homemade Baby Wipes

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, April 17, 2017 | 1 comments
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Image: Baby sleeping in a Rubbermaid bin

An idea for homemade baby wipes is to get a Rubbermaid container, with a tight fitting lid.

Fill it with dry cotton squares (or rounds), the kind you use for removing your make-up.

Then add a few squirts of baby oil, and fill the container with warm water.

Close the container until you need a fresh wipe.

They work just as well as the store bought wipes, but are cheaper, and this way you can be sure of what is touching your baby's skin.


Thanks to Sherri for this great Frugal Baby Tip!

Photo credit: Baby sleeping in a Rubbermaid bin, by Jeff_Werner, on Flickr
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1 comments

  1. LilRedRGP says:

    I use cloth diaper, so for me it makes more sense to use a wash cloth that will be washed with the diapers. I keep a spray bottle with a water/soap/olive oil mixture to spray on my son's bottom to clean it and just wipe with a wash cloth.

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