Today when so many people are seeking innovative and natural ways to improve their health, there’s been an increasing shift towards “all natural” and organic products. This shift has impacted many sectors including food, personal care items, clothing, and household products.
For example, organic foods are naturally cultivated without using chemical pesticides and are free of additives and preservatives. Research indicates that eating organic meals helps to facilitate a healthy and natural environment.
According to the Organic Trade Association (OTA),
“Cotton covers 2.5% of the world’s cultivated land yet uses 16% of the world’s insecticides, more than any other major crop.”
This organization sites many reasons for choosing organic cotton including those that benefit the environment, the water table, the food supply and the health of individuals who farm the cotton. For more information on Cotton and the Environment and the benefits of choosing organic cotton, the OTA has many resources on its website.
As parents we’re always trying to find different ways to protect our baby’s delicate skin. With the environmental and health benefits associated with organic clothing, organic baby clothing is the most popular category of organic garments. Organic baby clothing uses only naturally grown, pesticide free fabrics and environmentally friendly dyes so parents can rest assured that only the most natural materials are coming into contact with their baby’s skin.
Other ways that parents protect their babies’ skin include:
- using dye-free laundry detergent
- applying hypoallergenic soaps and creams
- washing the baby’s clothes before they are worn
By taking these precautions and dressing a baby in organic clothing, parents can expose their children to less chemicals and pesticides during their developmental years. Organic baby clothing might help reduce contact with allergens as well as other irritants in addition to keeping babies feeling comfortable. This is why Rock Bottom T-Shirts is happy to offer a variety of organic baby clothing items to help protect your baby as well as the environment.
Do you use organic cotton baby garments in your home or store? What do you think is the #1 benefit of organic baby clothing? Post a comment here or on our Facebook page and let us know what you think!