How to Wash a Boppy Pillow?

Last Updated on November 26, 2022 by DAVID

If you have a baby, chances are you have a Boppy Pillow. They are great for propping up your little one during feedings or tummy time. But what do you do when the pillow gets dirty? Here are some tips on how to clean your Boppy pillow so it will last for years to come.

Assuming you’re referring to a pillow designed specifically for babies: Yes, you can wash a baby pillow in the washing machine. In fact, it’s often recommended in order to keep the pillow clean and free of dust mites or other allergens.

Just be sure to use gentle cycle and cold water, and don’t forget to fluff the pillow afterwards so it retains its shape.

How Do You Wash a Boppy Nursing Pillow Cover?

If you have a Boppy nursing pillow cover that needs to be washed, here is what you need to do:

  • Unzip the cover of the pillow and remove it
  • Place the cover in the washing machine and wash it on a gentle cycle with cold water
  • Remove it from the washing machine and let it air dry
  • Do not put it in the dryer
  • Once the cover is dry, put it back on the pillow and zip it up

Can a Boppy Go in the Dryer?

Assuming you are referring to the Boppy brand pillow: The answer is no, do not put your Boppy in the dryer. The care instructions on their website say to spot clean only and then air dry. If you machine wash, use cold water on a delicate cycle and then air dry. Machine drying will damage the filling and decrease its lifespan.

How Often Should You Clean A boppy Pillow?

Baby nursing pillows get dirty faster than the types of pillows we adults use. So, Boppy Pillow should be washed every 2 / 3 weeks.

Besides, if the pillow gets dirty while feeding the baby or if the baby somehow gets the pillow dirty, it should be washed the next day. Since the Boppy Pillow can get dirty at any time, you should have a few alternative pillow covers.

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