Dressing your little one can be one of the most fun jobs of a new parent. From onesies to footies, these tiny clothes are so irresistibly soft and adorable. Since clothing is in constant contact with baby’s skin, it is important to choose items made of organic cotton and non-toxic dyes.
The cotton industry uses 10% of the world’s pesticides, including 25% of the world’s insecticides, more than any other crop in the world.With this excessive chemical use, chemicals can end up in the cotton and can be absorbed into baby’s skin as the baby lies against it. Other chemicals such as flame-retardants and toxic dyes can then be used in the fabric’s finishing. Using clothing made of organic cotton with non-toxic dyes can keep these chemicals from constant contact with your baby’s skin. Read more here.