My spouse gets very upset when I use the common kitchen dish-cloth to wipe my baby's hands and face after his feedings!!! The dish cloth is used to clean dishes in soapy water and wipe counter tops to clean up after cooking meals. The dish cloth is always rinsed with soapy water during most of its daily usage.
My spouse insists that I use a fresh or separate dedicated baby cloth to wipe my child's hands and face because she thinks the "general purpose dish cloth is dirty germ factory" and risks exposing my child to germs and unsafe/unpredictable risks to his health.
What do you think?
I for one think the obsession of "germ free" and "anti-bactirail" does more harm then good in the longer term.. and I for one have been wiping my face and mouth after a meal with the "Kitchen Dish Rag" since I can rememebr doing it on my own.. maybe since the age of 4 or 5.. so I am thinking that what's the harm with using the dish cloth with a 6 month old and later??