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, safe and eco-friendly. 

Every new mom wants the best for their baby. We spend months researching the best products, baby-proofing small spaces and making our home as safe as possible for this new bundle of joy. However, most moms don’t realize that all baby clothes are not organic. In fact, most children’s clothing is not organic, which means it can be made out of cotton that has been treated with harmful chemicals that can’t always be washed away. This can be particularly scary since clothing is in constant contact with a baby's delicate and sensitive skin.

Choosing items made of organic cotton and non-toxic dyes can ensure that your baby’s skin is safe from harmful chemical, thus making organic baby products the safest and most natural choice for a healthy baby.

All of the the cotton at Under the Nile is grown on a biodynamic farm without the use of pesticides or insecticides. We do not use any chemical finishes on our fabrics, only natural starches, whitening our fabric using an oxygen-based whitening process and using metal free color dyes, containing no harmful chemicals like AZO agents. Under the Nile is also one of a handful of companies that not only make, but stuff their toys with certified organic cotton. We do all of this to ensure that every one of our products is safe for your baby and good for the world.

Here, we have curated a collection of our 5 most popular organic & eco-friendly gifts for new babies.

1. Adorable Plush Veggies

These adorable veggies are one of our all-time best sellers. All of our Fruit and Veggie Toys are made (and stuffed) with 100% organic Egyptian cotton. They are also the focus of The 13 Village Project,  an initiative that brings certified Fair Trade work to women in rural villages in Egypt. They are provided safe, steady work with fair wages without having to leave their homes. Each of the 13 fruits and veggies are made by women of a different village.

2. Jungle Jubilee Gift Set

The Jungle Jubilee Gift Set is the perfect starter set for babies, and includes our organic Egyptian cotton convertible, a sleeping doll and skull hat in a cute unisex print. The convertible changes from a gown into a romper, making diaper changes easy at night, and play comfortable during the day.  It also features sewn in fold-over hand mittens for warm, protected newborn hands.

3. Softest Swaddle Blankets

Every new baby needs a great swaddle blanket. This basic, lightweight and breathable cotton swaddle blanket is essential for every newborn and baby. The adorable Neutral and unisex grey animal print with giraffes, lions, hippos, elephants and grey polka dots looks great on every boy and girl baby.


4. New Baby Footie Gift Set

The Baby Shower Gift Set is the perfect organic starter set for babies. A sweet gift for friends and family, this basket features our organic Egyptian cotton side snap footie, 2 pack swaddle blankets and beanie. An essential for every newborn, our basic footie features a snap design all along the side for easy changing and comfort. The beanie is also designed to fit snugly on baby's head for comfort and warmth.

5. Baby Buddy Teething Toys

This two pack of baby buddy teething toys features stuffed hands and feet made for little hands to hold and a teething ring.  It's also stuffed with all organic cotton making it a safe teething toy! The perfect back up, this pair of toys can accompany your baby in the car, diaper bag or at home so it's never without its favorite toy.

We are proud to carry a wide selection of organic & eco-friendly gifts for baby. Choose any of our products at Under the Nile for the organic & eco-friendly mom in your life, all of which are designed to keep your babies healthy and safe.

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