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Dreft Stage 1: Newborn Liquid Detergent
4 varieties available

Dreft Stage 1: Newborn Liquid Detergent

BY DREFT #1 in Laundry Detergent

4.7 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars82%
  • 4 Stars14%
  • 3 Stars3%
  • 2 Stars1%
  • 1 Star0%
4.77 / 5 based on 1,503 Reviews

Product Description

Dreft Stage 1:

Newborn Liquid Detergent is specially made for newborn babies’ delicate skin. That’s why it’s the #1 pediatrician-recommended baby detergent and has been trusted by moms for over 80 years. So swaddle your newborn in fabric washed with Dreft’s hypoallergenic formula, designed to be tough on stains while still gentle on baby’s skin. The standard size 100 oz. container will keep you covered for 64 full loads. What's more, it's designed to work in both standard and high efficiency (HE) washing machines, so you can use Dreft products no matter what kind of washing machine you have.

  • Pediatrician-recommended baby detergent
  • Specially formulated for newborn babies
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Trusted by moms for over 80 years
  • Recommended by Pampers ®
  • Formulated for both high efficiency (HE) and standard washers

HOW TO USE

Directions: Measure with Cap. Use more for heavily soiled loads. Start washer, add detergent, then add clothes.

Ingredients List:

Ingredients include biodegradable surfactants (anionic and nonionic) and enzymes.

Warnings:

Front Label: Caution: Eye Irritant.  Harmful If Swallowed.  See Caution On Back Label. Back Label: Caution: Keep Out Of Reach Of Children.  If Swallowed, Give A Glassful Of Water.  Call A Physician.  In Case Of Eye Contact, Flush With Water

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Dreft Stage 1: Newborn Liquid Detergent
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REVIEWS
Sharmese B.
93 reviews
Review for: Other more...
The smell first off let me say is so soft and lovely like a newborn baby girl. I’m big on smells and being clean so I had to start with that. When I had my daughter it was just getting to major stores in Florida like Walmart so it was so cheap to get I was paying half of what I paid for tide. It has since then gone up in price to about $10 average however I do get the one that’s like 75fl oz. which makes about 48 loads per wash. But baby clothes are only so big so when it’s time to wash she only has like two loads (colors and whites) but for the most part it’s one loads. So for the price compared to tide I think this is a better deal considering you don’t wash babies clothes as much. It’s light and lovely in smell again and it fades out rather quickly leaving a light scent so if your worried about it being to strong for a newborn it won’t be a problem. I originally brought this when my daughter was about 2 months and she just turned months now and I just ran out. So it does stretch and last.
Maci P.
Atoka
163 reviews
Mega Parent Expert Level 2
Review for: 50 oz more...
I used this for my kids when they were newborns. It's a great and sensitive detergent, but pricey for its size. Smells good too. There are other clear, unscented detergents if money if an issue but you still want a gentle detergent for your babies clothing. After my babies outgrow newborn and I know they don't have extra sensitive skin, I use our regular detergent on their clothes. I use Dreft just as a precaution in the beginning weeks, but I do like the detergent.. Just not a fan of the price.
Mariya P.
Germantown, TN
385 reviews
Review for: Newborn more...
This smells heavenly as for baby detergent .. it works even better. I have mentioned before I use the travel size when I travel and this I use at home. It does so well washing baby clothes. And baby cloths can be really dirty with many berry straining and such and this does miracle. I was actually shocked how well it washes . I can scrub with soap on something for hours and won't get it out ones one cycle with this it cleans it of. I recommend it to mama's 😁😁
Tara B.
48 reviews
Review for: 100 oz more...
I bought this because I wanted something gentle for my baby’s clothing. I did not realize it was highly fragranced. I did not expect that because most advice says to wash baby clothes without dyes or perfumes so I figured that a detergent meant specifically for babies would not have fragrance. It smells nice but that was not what I wanted. It cleaned regular clothes fine but did not remove major stains.
Kaitlyn M.
Cottonwood Falls
24 reviews
Review for: Dreft Stage 1: Newborn Liquid Detergent (HEC): 40 fl oz, 25 loads more...
Love this product. It has been so helpful in so many situations, not only does it smell delightful, it works well for me (as I'm allergic to MANY detergents) and the little kiddos, but also I have used this for the older folks in nursing homes I've worked at, and they really seem to like how it makes their blankets and towels specifically smell and feel on their thinning skin.
Stephanie H.
Wellsville, NY
197 reviews
Mega Parent Expert Level 2
Review for: 50 oz more...
This was the only detergent I used when my kids were newborns. I love that it is hypoallergenic and it eased my mind tremendously! There is a notable scent, but it's not overwhelming at all. I don't think it works well by itself with removing stains though, which is why I deducted a star. I will continue purchasing this if I extend my family and even to give as a gift for a baby shower!
Kelsey F.
Summerville, SC
54 reviews
Review for: 40 oz more...
Love Dreft for my baby’s clothing! Used it with my older son as well & there is nothing better than the fresh smell of baby clothes out of the washer when washed with this! Unfortunately it hasn’t gotten all stains out of their things on its own without using a stain lifter in conjunction with it, but otherwise I feel like it cleans effectively!
Emily K.
Sartell, MN
72 reviews
Mega Parent Expert Level 1
Review for: 75oz more...
I love using Dreft on all of the baby clothes in our house. It leaves such a nice smell and I know that it is gentle on their skin and on their clothing. It is a bit more expensive that other laundry detergent alternatives that I have purchased but I love the reassurance that I am using something gentle on my baby’s skin.
Rosalyn G.
Jackson, SC
185 reviews
Mega Parent Expert Level 1
Review for: 100 oz more...
I used Dreft on all my child’s laundry when she was an infant. The sweet smell is intoxicating and the gentle detergent left her clothes soft and fresh. The only down-side to Dreft is the hefty price tag compared to other brands. We often ended up using a more affordable dye-free detergent because of price.
Jess R.
Oakland, MD
157 reviews
Mega Parent Expert Level 1
Review for: 75oz more...
Little pricey but what else can I expect for a newborn specific anything, an I right? I love the baby smell but when we first started washing our clothes with this detergent, my son's skin started breaking out. He's 6 months now and we started slowly introducing the dreft back into our laundry and its fine now. But to be a product specifically formulated for newborn skin, why use any perfumes or harmful chemicals?
Taylor K.
Upper Sandsky, OH
328 reviews
Mega Parent Expert Level 3
How long should you use Dreft for your children's clothing until you can use regular brand detergents?
Gabrielle M.
Haughton, LA
46 reviews
Has anyone experienced this with an HE washer? Does it react well?
Baylee S.
Conway , AR
312 reviews
Mega Parent Expert Level 3
do they make a fabric softener? What fabric softener do you use with this for your little ones?
Annie P.
90 reviews
Is this detergent sensitive on skin? My baby is due in July and both dad and I have sensitive skin so we wanted to make sure this was the best for our little girl, just in case!
Ashley B.
34 reviews
Is there a difference between the newborn formula of this detergent compared to the regular dreft?

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