Dreft Messiest Baby Contest Giveaway #messiestbabycontest

This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Dreft. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.

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Having 3 grandsons, messy is our middle name.  We love to play outside and get dirty. Thank goodness getting all that dirt out is not a problem. We love Dreft and use it all the time. It is gentle for our little ones, yet tough enough to remove all of the dirt. I love how wonderful it smells and how awesome it works.

If you love prizes then you do not want to miss this Twitter party Monday, November 14th from 9PM-10Pm EST RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2f1Djbj!! Tons of awesome prizes! Also this awesome contest #MessiestBabyContest hosted by Dreft and Parent’s Magazine here parents.com/dreftmessiestbabycontest

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*We can all agree that babies are messy, but did you know that studies show that smashing, throwing and playing
with food actually helps babies learn?* And science has confirmed what kids seem to instinctively know – that
playing in the dirt and mud is fun! But did you know that it actually helps soothe, calm and relax children! In
short, playing with mud can make kids happier!**

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*A Dreft survey with Wakefield found that 87 percent of moms frequently encourage their children to pick
activities that are unlikely to get them messy over ones that are, even though 81 percent agree that their child
learns more when they make a mess and 89 percent agree that children are happier when they make a mess!

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*The survey also showed that 88 percent of moms have let their children play in only a diaper specifically so they
don’t get their clothes messy! And 80 percent of moms have thrown out clothes specifically because they felt
the mess wasn’t worth washing out.

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Dr. Dyan Hes, Medical Director of Gramercy Pediatrics, was recently named a 2013 top doctor by NEW YORK magazine, is the Medical Director of Gramercy Pediatrics in New York City, and sits on the board of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Hes is double boarded in both pediatrics and obesity medicine. With all this in mind, it’s important that parents seek out products that are gentle on baby’s sensitive skin but tough on stains. Dreft is a great solution for gentle, worry-free clean-up so families can embrace the mess and enjoy making memories with their little ones.

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Dr. Dyan Hes has the following tips to bring out your baby’s messy side and embrace that being messy has its developmental benefits:

* Count the fun and use your fingers: Use your little one’s food as a fantastic way to learn how to begin
counting. When snacking, start counting with your little one and encourage them to use their fingers. Also,
this is a great time to use food to help them learn how to properly grasp things. It will take time and practice
so let them get a little dirty with their food and practice, practice, practice!

* Throwing practice: Throwing food can definitely be messy, but did you know it helps with their
development? Little ones are also still developing object permanence, which means that they don’t know
that when they throw things, they won’t come back to them. So throwing food or dropping in on the floor
can actually help them learn this basic lesson in physics! Maybe just lay a mat on the floor to protect carpet
or allow for easy clean.

Check out the upcoming event: Dreft event in New York City on October 25th with Molly Sims.

Model and actress Molly Sims hosts Dreft’s America’s Messiest Baby Play Date to help Dreft launch its nationwide search for America’s Messiest Baby, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in New York. For more information, visit www.dreft.com or the brand's social media channels on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Dreft), Twitter (https://twitter.com/Dreft) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/dreft/). Parents can enter to win Dreft’sAmerica’s Messiest Baby Contest for a chance to have their little one featured on the cover of Parent’s Magazine by submitting a photo of their favorite messy baby moment at www.parents.com/dreftmessiestbabycontest or posting their photo on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #messiestbabycontest. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Dreft/AP Images)

Model and actress Molly Sims hosts Dreft’s America’s Messiest Baby Play Date to help Dreft launch its nationwide search for America’s Messiest Baby, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in New York. For more information, visit www.dreft.com or the brand’s social media channels on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Dreft), Twitter (https://twitter.com/Dreft) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/dreft/). Parents can enter to win Dreft’sAmerica’s Messiest Baby Contest for a chance to have their little one featured on the cover of Parent’s Magazine by submitting a photo of their favorite messy baby moment at www.parents.com/dreftmessiestbabycontest or posting their photo on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #messiestbabycontest. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Dreft/AP Images)

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Comments

  1. shelly peterson says:

    I learned that they have stage 1 and stage 2 products.

  2. I always used Dreft on my little ones and then the grandkids. We still have to use it on one because of all of her skin allergies. I learned they have an app now. I’m going to check it out.

  3. Dreft has been tested on 100% cotton and cotton/polyester blends, and we can say for sure that it is safe to use on all fabrics. We have also clinically tested Dreft to be gentle on your baby’s skin, making Dreft a great choice for any cloth diapers.

  4. I learned that they have something called Blissfulls that I totally need! How did in not know about this!?

  5. Julie Wood says:

    I learned that Dreft has Newborn and Active stage detergent. I did not know this. I thought Dreft was all the same for kids. Great to know this!

  6. Dreft detergents are designed to work in both standard and high efficiency (HE) washing machines

  7. Betsy Barnes says:

    I learned that Dreft is the brand recommended most by pediatricians for baby laundry and is the #1 dermatologist recommended baby detergent brand for use on baby clothes and the #1 brand of baby detergent used by dermatologists on baby clothes in their own home. 🙂

  8. I learned Dreft also has a Dreft Portable Pretreater Pen!

  9. I learned they have coupons on their site!

  10. I learned that Dreft also has household products. I had thought they only had detergent/laundry aids.

  11. Dana Rodriguez says:

    I learned Dreft is the brand recommended most by pediatricians for baby laundry.

  12. Stefanie G says:

    I learned Dreft has a product for every stage of babyhood. Formulated to be gentle on baby’s skin and tough on stains, Dreft’s new family of products has you covered every step of the way on the big, messy, beautiful journey of #Amazinghood.

  13. I didn’t realize that liquid detergents and powder detergents worked better for getting out different stains.

  14. I learned that the Dreft Stage 2: Active Baby Liquid Detergent is formulated for both High Efficiency (HE) and standard washers.

  15. Tee Anderson says:

    I learned that Dreft has a DREFT AMAZING BABY APP which
    CAPTURE AND CREATE A DIGITAL BABY BOOK

  16. Jessica Beard says:

    Dreft Stage 2 removes 99% of stains.

  17. Lisa Brown says:

    I learned that Dreft Stage 1: Newborn’s is a hypoallergenic formula

  18. I learned Dreft is formulated to be gentle on baby’s skin and tough on stains.

  19. I learned you can get a $2 off coupon.

  20. I learned that is hypoallergenic and the #1 choice of pediatricians.

  21. Dawn Monroe says:

    I noticed they offer a stain treatment pen and scent boosters.

  22. Thomas Murphy says:

    I learned Dreft Stage 1: Newborn Liquid Detergent is specially made for newborn babies’ delicate skin.

  23. Ellie Wright says:

    I learned that Dreft has Gentle Clean Multi-Surface Wipes. I didn’t know that.

  24. kelly tupick says:

    I learned that Dreft formulated to be gentle on the baby’s skin.

  25. I learned that they make different detergents for different baby stages.

  26. I learned that Dreft detergents offer great cleaning in cold water too!

  27. I learned that their amazing baby app helps you create a digital baby book.

  28. Cynthia R says:

    I learned by visiting their webiste you can get a coupon for $2.00 off dreft products. Nice savings!

  29. James Robert says:

    I learned about the Dreft Portable Pretreater Pen which I didn’t know about to treat the stains.

  30. I learned I can wash cloth diapers in Dreft.

  31. Tabathia B says:

    I learned that you can use dreft to wash cloth diapers

  32. I learned that Dreft detergents are designed to work in both standard and high efficiency (HE) washing machines.

  33. I learned that there is a dreft app…lol literally an app for everything!! Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  34. richelle leffler says:

    I learned about all the other great products Dreft had other than detergent like scent boosters. I never knew they had so many different products.

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