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For this installment of Eco Friday, we take a look at organic infant onesei.
is the benefit of organic clothing? Because newborns are born with
sensitive skin and are prone to allergic reactions, outfitting them in
clothes made of organic material, such as organic cotton, may lessen the
chances their skin will be affected by harmful pesticides and other
irritants that may be in non-organic materials. It shouldn’t be a
problem considering it is a school of thought to wash infant clothes in
gentle detergent like Dreft before use anyway.
processing in factories and handling during the process to get clothes
on store shelves and racks could lead to other irritants being added to
the clothes. So if you go with a brand that promises minimal handling
and that delivers clothes in protective packaging, that may be the route
among eco conscious moms are organic onesies which are only slightly
more expensive than conventional onesies usually costing $14 per 2 pk.
manufactures, brands and online marketplaces that sell earth friendly
products also sell organic onesies and other infant clothing including:
is just a small sampling of markets and brands I found doing an online
search. There are many others including the international and widely
available brand Gerber which can be picked up at stores like Walmart
and KMart stores nationwide for about $9 for a pack of 8!
And check this out, even Target sells a line of organic baby layette and clothing items!!