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    Obviously I did not get one at the hospital - am just wondering
    Did people get a free sample of Fairy non bio (recently)? If so, I may ask the HV if she can nab me a pack or a voucher. Unless anyone has a sample they won't use?
    Also, was the Family Pack worth it, if so I'll ask her about a voucher to get one of those too.
    Baby S has just revealed he's very allergic to one washing powder and slightly to another, so I don't want to keep buying full packs in the hopes one is ok!
    Thanks!

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    Re: Bounty pack qs

    I would try Bio-D washing liquid hon...

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    • #3
      I used to use surcare when in the UK.

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      • #4
        Do you know if I can get free samples of either?
        Just don't want to buy a whole bottle/box if he's allergic!

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        • #5
          Maybe email the companies?
          Other than that, ask of any of your pals use them and ask for a wee smidge to try :-)

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          • #6
            Re: Bounty pack qs

            bio-d website

            If they don't do samples, let me know & I'll send you a little bit!

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            • #7
              Re: Bounty pack qs

              Are you using fabric conditioner, Dr S? Because that is very well known for causing allergic reactions, too.

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              • #8
                I have some Fairy non-bio tabs I could send you Dr S. PM me your address. How much powder are you using? I use 1 tablet for a full wash with no softener and an extra rinse. Anything else makes W's skin flare.

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                • #9
                  No, we don't use conditioner. Normally we use ecoballs but the nappy company say not to (and I know the balls do bash things a bit).

                  Thanks myzterri, that's very kind. I've not heard of that one before so I'm not sure if anyone I know uses it.

                  And thanks too RGK, will PM you. We are trying the extra rinse which you suggested, too (but I'm giving his bum a break for a few days before trying the rinsed nappies). For the nappies plus probably a few extra clothes making a full load we use half what it says on the packet (so one tablet for the ones that say 2 tablets, or I think it was 3 tbsp for the powder which said 6).

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                  • #10
                    I use fairy gel, about half what it says and its the only thing I've found that doesn't affect D's skin. The powder / tablets do but not the gel, haven't ever tried an extra rinse though.

                    I can send you some if you like.

                    Sent from my HTC Desire using Tapatalk 2

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                    • #11
                      Re: Bounty pack qs

                      Interesting - I normally get the Sainsbury's non-bio, but they'd run out, so I bought the Fairy non-bio gel this week instead. Happy to send a sample of either (i still have a little left of the Sainsburys one), that's any use?

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                      • #12
                        Re: Bounty pack qs

                        Abi has bad eczema & I always use surcare (washing powder & fabric conditioner). Usel slightly less than you would usually & make sure it's a reasonably hot wash. You can get Surcare at the supermarket usually.

                        I don'#t knwo about the Bounty packs. Although if you register on their site I'm pretty sure you get all the follow on packs so may eb worth doing anyway.

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                          Re: Bounty pack qs

                          Just wanted to say thank you to all you lovely ladies!

                          One gorgeous Damsel found out how to get me the Bounty packs and I got both the NB and the Family pack.

                          We've tried the Fairy powder (there was a free sample) but even with the double rinse he still has a red bum

                          However the original own brand stuff with a double rinse seems OK. I've also got samples of both powder and liquid Ecover which is our next one to try. It's a bit like Washing Powder CSI here with various bags filled with nappies washed in Powder X or Powder Y and the airing cupboard as a holding space for those washed with ecoballs.

                          I did write to Biod to ask for a sample but no response. If I have no luck with Ecover I'll try and get a sample of surcare as well and maybe the Fairy gel if it's better than the powder (seems some of you definitely find that's the case)

                          Thanks all you lovely people!

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