Why choose organic cotton baby clothing?
Posted on September 23 2016
As we all know, the use of cotton fabric is pretty much a staple for all kinds of clothes. It is a breathable textile which makes it an easy choice to make baby clothes. But what exactly is organic cotton? Why should we choose organic cotton for baby clothing? Why did we choose to create an organic baby clothing line?
- Organic cotton is better for the environment
Did you know that in conventional cotton farming, the toxic chemicals are classified the most toxic by the Environmental Protection Agency? Organic cotton is grown with more eco-friendly, biological methods - without toxic pesticides and make use of natural fertilizer. We can all help create a better future for our little ones to grow up in with small steps like these, protecting our environment (air, water and soil) and the health of our families.
- Organic cotton is softer on your baby's skin
Baby clothes made from organic cotton is not treated by harsh chemicals. They are not only softer but also reduces possibility of allergic reactions, ezcema and rashes to their delicate and sensitive skin. Try to look for baby clothes with The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
label. Quoting their description - "The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is recognised as the world's leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres. It defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well.
- Organic cotton is more durable
Because organic cotton clothings have not been treated, they are also far more sturdier and durable. Harmful and harsh chemicals often wears down the fibres of the cotton.