16 organic clothes to keep your baby’s wardrobe sustainable and stylish

Babies are new to the world. (That’s kind of their thing.) And while making sure their entry into society is elegant, it’s paramount to protect their vulnerable little bodies when swaddled. That’s why choosing organic baby clothes is just as important for your child as it is for him. the environment.

Although cotton is a natural fiber, most is grown using fertilizers and genetically modified seeds. It decreases biodiversity, requires a significant amount of pesticides and insecticides and has a significant water footprint. In India, it takes about 20,000 liters of water to produce one kilogram of cotton. Buying organic products reduces both water consumption and excess chemicals, produces fewer emissions and is inherently safer for sensitive skin.

Whether the little one in your life is yours or that of someone you love, giving long-lasting baby clothes is as simple as giving special attention. To help you out, we’ve compiled some tips to keep in mind when shopping for the next baby set.

Chemicals and Materials to Avoid When Buying Sustainable Baby Clothes

When left unchecked, clothing production involves a ton of chemicals that are dangerous to babies (or anyone, for that matter). Below are some common chemicals and materials to avoid on your next baby shopping spree.

  • Bleach: May cause skin irritation, shortness of breath, flushing and sore throat. When bleach is mixed with other chemicals, it can become even more toxic.
  • Talc: The chatter is often found in baby powder and can also be found in the clothing production process. Talc is linked to skin inflammation and irritation.
  • Tributyltin: Found in cloth diapers – as some garments come with a diaper included – this is a product to watch out for.
  • Flame retardants: You will often see that many baby pajamas are made without retardants, they are not entirely irrelevant.

The benefits of buying organic baby clothes

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1. No Harmful Chemicals

This one is a no-brainer, but it gives parents some peace of mind knowing that all of the above is nothing to worry about.

2. Longer life

Durable clothing is more expensive for a reason: it’s made to last. You won’t have to worry about organic baby clothes falling apart or even wearing out as often as other items. This makes organic choices better for second-hand items.

You can buy consciously knowing that these products are all designed to reduce harm to the environment through ethical sourcing and practices.

16 Organic Baby Clothing Items to Buy

1. Monica and Andy Jack & Jill Body$20

It’s easily the cutest way to introduce your baby to the ABCs. Monica and Andy are all about organic cotton, with lead-, phthalate-, and flame-retardant pieces.

2. Monica and Andy Knot It Dress$25

Is it a baby or a softly (and durably) swaddled glowworm? This onesie is perfect for infants and comes off easily for diaper changes.

3. Finn + Emma Graphic Bodysuit$22

Pumpkin Spice Latte, but make it newborn-friendly. Fin + Emma favors organic cotton, nickel-free snaps and non-toxic dyes.

4. Finn + Emma Footie$36

These footed pajamas feature all the usual Finn + Emma eco-friendly notes, plus coconut inserts, and are ethically made in India.

5. Pack of two Pact short-sleeved bodysuits$18

This duo of printed bodysuits is made from organic cotton, which saves water and carbon emissions.

6. Pact Wanderlust Pants$10

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Pair your baby’s new Pact onesie with these coordinating pants, made with the same eco-ethics in a fair-trade factory.

seven. Burt’s Bees Dress and Diaper Set$23

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Now babies can enjoy the trend of the moment. What about organic cotton velvet? As tangible as it is durable. Burt’s Bees buttons and thread are also made from recycled materials.

8. Burt’s Bees Rugby Organic Baby Bunting Bag$35

Your favorite fall hoodie, but make it baby. Made from GOTS-certified organic cotton, this striped bodysuit is an all-natural neutral for your little one’s closet. Items come in recycled or reusable packaging printed with soy-based ink.

9. Boody Long Sleeve Jumpsuit$39

Boody is all about bamboo. In addition to being pleasant to the touch, breathable and helpful in regulating heat and humidity, Boody’s bamboo is organically grown and responsibly harvested.

ten. Baby Boody Pull-On Shorts$21

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These Boody baby shorts are made of rayon from bamboo, which saves water, light and earth.

11. Kai Kimono Colored Organics$22

Organic cotton, nickel-free snaps and eco-friendly and ethical production combine to create an extremely comfortable and naturally hypoallergenic kimono-inspired jumpsuit.

12. Colored Organics Peyton Zipper Sleeper$35

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A full-body zipper makes this organic cotton onesie easy to put on and take off, and the Peyton handles are made from water-based inks.

13. Honest Baby 4 Piece Set$40

This package offers options for the colder months. With fun, stylish patterns and GOTS certified organic cotton, this foursome will keep baby comfortable in more than one way.

14. Honest Baby 3 Piece Set$30

Baby’s first tie-dye? We are there for that. This GOTS-certified organic cotton set is designed to be mixed and matched, which means more wearability.

15. Mori Short Sleeve Ribbed Bodysuit$15

This classic (and super soft) little onesie is, like many of Mori’s items, made from a blend of bamboo and organic cotton.

16. Mori Ribbed Boot Set$233

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Also made from bamboo and organic cotton, this starter set is designed to serve as the foundation for your baby’s sustainable wardrobe. It includes items for day, night and even bath.

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