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    Don’t Get Bamboo-zled

    Don’t Get Bamboo-zled
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    Being one of the first companies here in the U.S. to sell organic baby clothing (before it became widely known) we’ve seen it all. People often throw around the words “green” and “organic” so much without backing it up, that there’s a term for it—greenwashing.

    So when we first heard that bamboo fabric was making its way into the conversation regarding the best eco friendly textiles with its luxurious softness, we approached the subject with a healthy amount of skepticism. 
    We’ve heard a lot of great things about bamboo - but we wanted to do our homework first, and here’s the run-down of what we found.

    Protecting Babies Skin in Summer

    Protecting Babies Skin in Summer
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    Nothing is sweeter than long summer days with your baby. Your baby will get to discover the magic of playing at the park, lounging on the beach and going on...

    Mom Moments - Journey of a First-Time Mom

    Mom Moments - Journey of a First-Time Mom
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    New Mom Moments is a new series where we feature real stories from new moms. We sat down with Lo Schwei  to discuss her journey as a new first-time mom....

    All About Baby’s First Bath

    All About Baby’s First Bath
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    In most hospitals, newborns are washed soon after birth, but there are lots of reasons why you may want to wait. The World Health Organization suggests waiting at least 24...

    Meet the Founder: An Interview with Janice Masoud

    Meet the Founder: An Interview with Janice Masoud
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    We are best known for our organic Egyptian cotton baby clothing and toys here at Under the Nile and this month we’re celebrating our twentieth anniversary! Reflecting back on the past...

    Celebrating 20 Years of Organic Parenting

    Celebrating 20 Years of Organic Parenting
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    This year we’re turning 20, and we’re celebrating our big anniversary all month long! Under the Nile has been creating Organic Egyptian Cotton clothing for more than two decades. We’ve...

    Mom Moments: Raising Kids & Being a Doula

    Mom Moments: Raising Kids & Being a Doula
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    New Mom Moments is a new series where we feature real stories from new moms. We sat down with Kim Borchurt, a doula, to discuss navigating motherhood, raising a large...

    Organic Baby Clothing Care 101

    Organic Baby Clothing Care 101
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    You’ve spent months researching the best products for your new baby, and loading up on organic essentials. Then the baby comes, the laundry piles up and you want to make...

    New Mom Moments: Preparing for Your Third Baby

    New Mom Moments: Preparing for Your Third Baby
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    New Mom Moments is a new series where we feature real stories from new moms. We sat down with Katie Sager to discuss the joys and challenges of having her...

    New Dad Moments: Having Twins and Being a First-Time Dad

    New Dad Moments: Having Twins and Being a First-Time Dad
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    Becoming a first-time dad can be both exhilarating and absolutely terrifying. We host regular interviews with new moms in our New Mom Moment series, but decided to focus on Dad...

    What Newborn Baby Clothes You Actually Need

    What Newborn Baby Clothes You Actually Need
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    Are you feeling overwhelmed with what newborn baby clothes to buy? Here’s the truth: You actually need much less than you might think – having too many newborn clothes isn’t...

    15 Things to do with baby in their first year

    15 Things to do with baby in their first year
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    One of the things we’re sure of as mothers, is that the days are long but the years are short.   Your baby’s first year is both exhilarating and completely...

    5 Expecting Moms to Follow On Instagram

    5 Expecting Moms to Follow On Instagram
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    Instagram is a great platform for new moms who want to document their journey, and connect with a community of others moms. We love discovering expecting moms and following along...

    10 New Year Resolutions for New Moms

    10 New Year Resolutions for New Moms
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    Are you ready to make 2018 your best year ever? New Years is a great time to reflect on your past successes and set goals for the year ahead. Being...

    Packing the Perfect Organic Hospital Bag - A Checklist

    Packing the Perfect Organic Hospital Bag - A Checklist
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    There are tons of things to do when you’re preparing for a new baby - a well-stocked hospital bag is a simple way to make those first days together even...

    5 Amazing Organic Mom Blogs

    5 Amazing Organic Mom Blogs
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    We are incredibly passionate about empowering moms with quality organic products. Choosing to fill your home with organic products allows you to create a safe atmosphere for your family while...

    10 Last Minute Family Activities to do Before Christmas

    10 Last Minute Family Activities to do Before Christmas
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    Christmas is almost here! This can often be a frantic time for parents who are busy checking their list and trying to pack in as many memories as humanly possible....

    How to Relax and Create Holiday Memories for You and Baby

    How to Relax and Create Holiday Memories for You and Baby
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    The winter season is here and brings warm and cozy moments with it, along with the desire to stay tucked inside at home. The holidays, however, become tricky with up-ended...

    Baby’s First Christmas

    Baby’s First Christmas
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    Your baby’s first Christmas is a special time to celebrate. It’s a chance for you to begin creating new traditions and memories for your family. We recently sat down to...

    New Mom Moments: Traveling with Baby

    New Mom Moments: Traveling with Baby
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    Traveling with baby isn’t always easy, but it is definitely always an adventure. Dana Dee Kelly has spent the past year traveling the world with her infant, and creating memories...

    Why Buy Fair Trade?

    Why Buy Fair Trade?
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      Fair Trade has become a popular term over the past few years, but many people still don’t understand what it means. Our company is built on fair trade, and...

    5 Inspiring Moms to Follow on Instagram

    5 Inspiring Moms to Follow on Instagram
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    Are you in need of a little inspiration? We have curated five inspiring moms you should follow on Instagram. Instagram is full of inspiring moms who are constantly sharing glimpses...

    5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween with Babies and Toddlers

    5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween with Babies and Toddlers
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    Adorable costumes, delicious treats and fun celebrations have made Halloween one of the most popular holidays for kids. Your baby might be too young to go trick-or-treating, but there are...

    5 Moms Share Their Best Advice for First-Time Moms

    5 Moms Share Their Best Advice for First-Time Moms
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    Being a new mom can be both exhilarating and terrifying. We have spent months preparing our lives, and want nothing but the best for our new bundle of joy. But...

    New Mom Moments: Raising Two Babies Under Two

    New Mom Moments: Raising Two Babies Under Two
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    New Mom Moments is a new series where we feature real stories from new moms. As cute as they are in family photos, raising a toddler and newborn isn’t always...

    5 Organic & Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas for Baby

    5 Organic & Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas for Baby
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    Looking for the perfect baby shower gift? We’ve curated a collection of our best organic & eco-friendly gift ideas for baby. Give your new little bundle of joy something unique,...

    You Can't Pour from an Empty Cup - Take Care of Yourself During Pregnancy

    You Can't Pour from an Empty Cup - Take Care of Yourself During Pregnancy
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      Self-care is definitely on trend right now - loving yourself has become a celebrated essential that every woman should devote time and energy into. Likewise, taking care of yourself...

    Top 10 Foods for Babies

    Top 10 Foods for Babies
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      If you’re a new mother, learning about all of the best kinds of baby foods for your new infant/toddler can be a joy! There are a lot of great...

    How to Baby Proof Your Bathroom

    How to Baby Proof Your Bathroom
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        If you have an infant or toddler and need to make bath time safe for you and your child, avoid messy accidents with child safety locks, cabinet locks...

    Tips for the First-Time Mom

    Tips for the First-Time Mom
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    Being a first-time mom is filled with lots of emotions. You’ve waited nine months to welcome your little bundle of joy into this world and finally, the day has arrived....

    Affordable Alternatives to an Eco-Sustainable Lifestyle

    Affordable Alternatives to an Eco-Sustainable Lifestyle
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    Opting to live an eco-friendly lifestyle can be expensive at times. When you make the right decision to shop with grocers and stores that don’t cut corners and provide only...

    Top 5 Tips for Living an Organic Lifestyle

    Top 5 Tips for Living an Organic Lifestyle
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    What do you think of when you hear organic? Probably ripe grapes, fresh off the vine and juicy Fuji apples plucked right off the tree, yes? You wouldn’t be alone,...

    Organic Baby Food Made Easy - Part 2

    Organic Baby Food Made Easy - Part 2
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    In our last post, Organic Baby Food Made Simple - Part 1, we provided 6 Simple Reasons to Make Your Own Baby Food. And for Part 2, we’ve scoured the...

    Organic Baby Food Made Easy

    Organic Baby Food Made Easy
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      6 Simple Reasons to Make Your Own Baby Food   Nothing beats homemade food. But, with everything the busy new mom does, adding yet another line item to her...

    The NEW Under the Nile Gift Registry!

    The NEW Under the Nile Gift Registry!
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    Get your newest family addition snuggly in no time with our all new Under the Nile Gift Registry feature!  Now friends and family can pamper your new baby or birthday...

    How To Involve The Whole Family In Sustainable Living

    How To Involve The Whole Family In Sustainable Living
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    Getting all the members in your family to agree on something can be challenging. Everyone has their own ideas, preferences, and habits. With something as important to you as sustainable living, you just may have an opportunity to get everyone on board, as long as you keep it simple, and play to your audience. Here are some ideas to help each member of your family cooperate and get involved with being sustainable.

    Baby Yoga: Exercises for Babies and Kids

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    Yoga is a holistic exercise that 36.7 million Americans practiced in 2016. It not only strengthens and tones the body, but fosters mental and spiritual awareness and centeredness. Daily yoga...

    How To Wash Organic Baby Clothes - Easy Tips For Organic Clothing Care

    How To Wash Organic Baby Clothes - Easy Tips For Organic Clothing Care
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    Do you need help washing organic baby clothes, and staying sustainable? Here are some great tips (we are experts!) as well as some recommendations for good natural laundry detergents.

    How You Can Involve Your Toddler In The Veggie Patch and Garden

    How You Can Involve Your Toddler In The Veggie Patch and Garden
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    Gardening is a great activity for children. In fact, the National Gardening Institute suggests it may soon be taught in schools, with approximately 55% of Americans supporting its inclusion in...

    Tips for Bringing Technology into your Mindful Family Lifestyle

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    Technology is now, and will forever be, a large part of human existence. For instance, over 65% of the jobs children entering school now will hold as adults don’t even exist yet! So it just makes sense to take a proactive approach integrating technology carefully and wisely into your family’s life. Here's a few tips how to make technology work for your family.

    The Language of TTC (Trying to Conceive)

    The Language of TTC (Trying to Conceive)
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    DH, SO, BD, OMG! What does TTC mean? What are all these acronyms flying around the community of aspiring parents-to-be? Here is your handy guide to all those TTC community acronyms. 

    3 Things You Can Do To Help Save The Planet

    3 Things You Can Do To Help Save The Planet
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    The earth’s problems won’t be solved in a week, a month, a year, a decade, or even a generation. Yet together, we have started the long journey towards saving our planet.

    Even the smallest individual effort can have a positive effect. You just need to start. Here are three things you can do to make a difference (besides shopping with Under the Nile, of course).

    Family-Friendly Activities And Events For Earth Day

    Family-Friendly Activities And Events For Earth Day
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    Happy Earth Day! Whether your digging in the garden or marching for science, check out this list of awesome things to do with the whole family - that even the kids will enjoy!

    History of Baby Clothing

    History of Baby Clothing
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    Have you ever wondered why "pink is for girls" and "blue is for boys?" Who makes up these rules, anyway? What were baby clothes like 100 years ago? What will they be like in 100 years from now? We decided to dig into history and share this fascinating history with you!

    Tips for Dressing Baby Between Seasons

    Tips for Dressing Baby Between Seasons
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    Sometimes even though it's officially Spring, it still feels like Winter! Have you ever wondered: how do I know if my Baby is too cold or too warm? Here are some tips for the Art of Trans-Seasonal Layering for Fashion and Comfort!

    Layette Checklist

    Layette Checklist
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    One of the most important (and fun) things to do in preparation for a new baby is shop for your newborn’s layette, which is basically your baby’s first wardrobe collection and associated items.

    If you’re going to be a new mom, you may not be aware of all the things you’ll need to keep your little bundle of joy warm and comfy. No worries! Use our suggestions below as sort of a layette checklist, to help you prepare for your baby’s arrival.

    Pop Quiz! How much do you know about organic cotton?

    Pop Quiz! How much do you know about organic cotton?
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    It’s pretty exciting to see that organic cotton has become so popular in recent years, even making its way into mainstream fashion. Everybody knows that organic cotton is good for our health and planet, but do you know why?

    All about the Gold Seal of Egyptian Cotton

    All about the Gold Seal of Egyptian Cotton
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    Everyone knows that Egyptian cotton is considered the best cotton in the world. But do you know why?

    There's quite a few things that set us apart from other baby clothing companies. Read about why our organic Egyptian cotton baby clothes and toys are the best.

    Valentine's Day - A Day of Love and Family

    Valentine's Day - A Day of Love and Family
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    Heart shaped box of chocolate, roses, and a cute Valentine's Card are amongst the typical Valentine's Day checklist. This year let's leave these items unchecked and opt to celebrate Valentine's Day the whole family!

    Snug in Organic Pajamas

    Snug in Organic Pajamas
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    Our Long Johns are a favorite amongst our customers.  We are proud to provide Long Johns made of 100% Egyptian organic cotton - sleepwear that is free from toxic flame retardants, and still federally regulated. We know… federally regulated?

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