Did you know a baby’s skin is five times thinner than our skin. Anything you place near or on their skin can quickly get absorbed and may cause adverse medical conditions in the future. Organic materials are free of pesticides and chemicals that can cause those conditions! Almost all non organic fabrics go through a chemical treatment before going to the store where they’re sold… scary!
Going organic for you and your baby is growing in popularity. When you make the decision to go organic, it’s making the decision for your child to grow up in a completely natural environment making sure that no unnecessary chemicals are added to your baby’s body. There has been a lot of media attention on the fact that chemicals, pesticides and added hormones can cause growth and development problems in some children. Since that was started in the media, going organic is growing in popularity. Some people wonder where they may be able to find organic baby bedding and other organic baby products and if they’re in amongst the other baby items.
Even though organic products are very popular, they are pricey due to the all natural products and the cost to make these. Even though they are more expensive, parents find that they are very well worth the investment in their child’s health and future. The products last longer than non organic products. There are some people who incorporate organic materials into their nursery, but do not have the funds to completely make an organic nursery.
A suggestion would be to definitely make sure you have organic baby bedding. Since babies sleep for most of the day, spending the money on the baby bedding and possibly a mattress would be your most safe bet. Organic mattresses are made from high quality all natural materials. These may be lambs wool, latex, mohair, coconut fibers and horse tail hair. Traditional mattresses contain harmful chemicals such as flame retardants that is what most people put babies down on to sleep. If you can’t afford an organic mattress, make sure your sheets and mattress pad is.
We now know, organic bedding is important because you don’t want your newborn sleeping on chemicals. Organic cotton is a popular type of bedding material. It varies from conventional cotton since conventional mass merchandised cotton is the most pesticide ridden crop in the U. S. Organic is pure and grown using low impact methods. It also doesn’t hinder the environment and soil that it is in. You can still get the same nice colors and designs for your child’s nursery, except it’s much healthier.
As for organic carpets, you can find rugs made from natural fibers. It’s suggested to primarily use eco-friendly hardwood floors with an organic area rug. Traditional carpets contain many allergies, flame retardants, stain protectors, adhesives and sometimes even pesticides or coatings to deter dust mites and other critters. After hearing that, I’m sure that’s not what you want your child playing and crawling on.
You want the best for yourself, your child and your family and going green and organic is definitely the way to do it. Going organic will actually make yourself and your child feel healthier and feel like you’re doing your part for the environment. You want your home and their nursery to be a safe and happy place. Even though in the past, organic products were difficult to find, they’re now very common.