9 Surprising Ways to Use a Gerber® Burp Cloth

While this after-mealtime item is a product you’ll use multiple times a day with your baby, what if we told you that our burp cloths can be used for so much more? Like, SO much more. Think about it. Our burp cloths are ultra-absorbent, machine washable, and soft enough for a baby’s sweet face. It’s the perfect multi-use cloth! According to some of our resident parents, here’s what they use their burp cloths for.


1. Cleaning 

You’re one step ahead for spring cleaning if you’re stocked up on burp cloths. From dusting to wiping surfaces, order a pack of our flannel burp cloths to have on-hand. If you’re encouraging your little ones to join in on the chores, find fun prints for them to use! From bunnies to elephants, there’s an exciting burp cloth print for everyone.

2. Diapers

Save money and the planet by switching to reusable cloth diapers! If this method is new to you, we got you covered. Learn more about cloth diapering basics here. While you can use our Prefold Cloth Diapers, you can also use our flannel burp cloths when you’re in a pinch!

3. Washing the Car

Believe it or not, we actually hear this a lot. Since our burp cloths are so absorbent, they make great towels to wash your car with! Try it out for yourself with a pack of our flannel burp cloths.

4. Pet Cleanup

Potty training your fur baby? Keep some burp cloths handy for when you need to clean up an accident. Not only will this save paper towels, but it also makes for a quicker cleanup.

5. Baby Blanket

Conveniently, our flannel burp cloths are 20" x 14" in size and are pretty thick. Whether you need a light blanket for a road trip or a stroller walk, these burp cloths are here to keep your little one cozy and warm.

6. Runny Noses

If we had a nickel for the amount of times we’ve wiped our kids’ noses with our shirts, we’d be rich. Give your shirt a rest and always keep a few burp cloths handy.

7. Bath Time

Not only do burp cloths make great washcloths, our flannel burp cloths can also be used as towels for newborns.  

8. Place Mats

Mealtime is messy—what an understatement. Lay a burp cloth down to utilize its absorbent power and then machine wash them after!

9. On-the-Go Changing Pad

Whether you’re planning a trip to the park or going camping, you can never plan for impromptu diaper changes. You can only be prepared! Pack some extra flannel burp cloths in the diaper bag for when you need to safely lay baby down to change a diaper.

Burp cloths may be our best-kept secret. Share this with all your mama friends to spread the word!

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