The Bump and Dreft purtouch present Gentle Touch, a sponsored series with tips for treating newborn skin and clothes with tender, loving care. To learn more about why plant-based detergent is a gentle choice, visit Dreft.com.
You already picked out the perfect coming-home outfit, loaded up on enough diapers to clothe a small (and very stinky) army, and set up the new crib. Next on your list: cute, comfy and safe bedding—no bumpers or crib clutter!—to reinforce the nursery theme and ensure baby gets some much-needed sleep. Need some interior inspo? Choose from a variety of adorable crib sets for baby to snuggle up in below. But before you make up the crib, remember to prewash all sheets and blankets to help remove any chemicals and other irritants that could bother baby’s skin. (You’ll want to do this before you head to the hospital so everything is ready.) You’ve probably heard it’s a good idea to prewash new clothes, but since baby will also be spending lots of quality time snoozing on that bedding, it’s just as important to wash it too. Pick up a gentle, baby-friendly detergent like Dreft purtouch: It’s hypoallergenic, gentle, free of dyes and made from 65 percent plant-based ingredients. Which means both you…
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