9 Essentials For An Organic and Non-Toxic Baby Changing Station
Risky chemicals should be the last thing on a parent's mind when changing baby's diaper. Luckily, plenty of baby product brands have made it their mission to provide organic and non-toxic alternatives to the many questionable baby care products out there. Baby powder? Check. Wipes? Check. Diapers -- disposable AND cloth? Check and check. What a relief! Read on to see our 9 essentials for an organic and non-toxic baby changing station.
Baby Powder: Nature's Paradise Baby Organic No-Talc Powder
This light and organic baby powder is an absolute must for babies with especially sensitive skin or to relieve irritation. The product contains powdered arrowroot in place of talc to help keep baby dry while soothing and softening the skin. You'll find no parabens, phthalates, sulfates, GMO's, petroleum, synthetic fragrance, preservatives, or other harsh chemicals in this product, so you can use it generously on your baby's skin without worry!
Lotion: Puracy Organic Baby Lotion
Puracy Organic Baby Lotion is a lightweight moisturizer that nourishes your baby's skin all day long. It's packed with rich hydrating ingredients and clinical-grade vitamins, so your baby's skin will feel soft and smooth after just one use! The food-grade, plant-based ingredients were carefully chosen and developed into a premium solution by Puracy, a trusted source for natural, safe, and effective household essentials. The blend of renewable ingredients is safe for all skin types and all members of your family.
Thick and absorbent, botanically infused, "Cheek to Cheek" versatility — this wipe can do it all! Ultra thick and strong, with Oeko-Tex® certified medical-grade cloth, the wipes gently cleanse and soothe with plant extracts that help support skin health. Your baby's sensitive skin will thank you for the moisturizing infusions of chamomile, cucumber and masterwort leaf. From sensitive, wet bottoms and messy fingers, to sticky countertops, pacifiers, and gunked-up toys, this wipe is ultra-versatile. In addition, the wipes are biodegradable, hypo-allergenic, chlorine-free, and made with sustainably-harvested fibers.
Natursutten makes some of the best All Natural Rubber Pacifiers available in America. Natursutten is the safest choice for your baby because it contains no BPA, phthalates, chemical softeners, artificial coloring, or PVC. It’s made of 100% natural rubber from the tree Hevea Brasiliensis, and it features a patented, one-piece design with no joints or cracks where bacteria can hide or accumulate. As a bonus, natural rubber is softer than silicone -- so it won't leave any marks on baby's face!
Changing pad: NaturePedic No-Compromise Organic Cotton Changing Pad
This changing pad is made from waterproof organic cotton fabric with a clear 100% polyethylene food-grade waterproof coating. The non-toxic design means it contains no vinyl, PVC, phthalates, polyurethane foam, latex or wool (for allergy concerns), or flame retardant chemicals. It's purely natural and chemical-free, as well as easy to clean. The pad features Air-Core™, a support layer made from 100% food-grade polyethylene that provides a comfortable base without the concerns of polyurethane foam or latex rubber.
Disposable diapers: Naty by Nature Babycare Eco-Nappies
These diapers win all-around for most eco-green construction! Naty by Nature Babycare Eco Nappies are processed without chlorine. The leakage barrier in the diaper is based on GM free corn and is as effective as plastic. The diapers' absorbent pulp is from sustainably harvested Scandinavian forests. Naty's Eco Nappies are super soft and cloth-like, providing comfort and convenience without sacrificing protection. The diapers are certified by the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association and contain no perfumes.
Soothing Balm: Angel Baby Organics Bottom Balm
Your new angel's skin – is anything softer? Is anything sweeter? Angel Baby Bottom Balm is a safe, effective, herbal diaper cream that safely battles existing diaper rash and protects against flare ups. Certified by Oregon Tilth, it's the only ointment made with Earth Mama's proprietary blend of naturally antibacterial and antifungal organic herbs, Shea butter and pure essential oils, soothing to thrush, itchy bug bites, scrapes, chicken pox, minor rashes, and burns. From diaper bag to your family's first aid kit, Angel Baby Bottom Balm is a one-jar wonder. This balm is toxin-free, clinically tested for allergies and safe for cloth and disposable diapers alike.
Cloth diapers: GroVia One-Size All-In-One Cloth Diaper
Adjustable to fit from 10-35+ lbs., the sleek GroVia One-Size All-in-One is the only cloth diaper on the market that your baby can wear under skinnies. A waterproof outer layer and ultra-absorbent IMO-certified organic cotton inner soaker are sewn together to create what just may be the perfect cloth diaper. No folding, no stuffing, no keeping track of covers: simply snap on your baby and go!
Hand Sanitizer: Dr. Bronner's Lavender Organic Hand Sanitizer
Dr. Bronner's Organic Hand Sanitizer kills germs with a simple formula: organic ethyl alcohol, water, organic lavender oil, and organic glycerin—that’s it! None of the nasty chemicals you find in conventional sanitizers, but just as effective. This Organic Hand Sanitizer is perfect for using after diaper changes, on the go, on your little ones’ sticky hands and faces, even as an air freshener or deodorant. Dr. Bronner's hand sanitizer allows you to sanitize with a clean conscience.
Which of these organic and non-toxic changing station essentials is your favorite? Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments below!The information provided on this site is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or recommendations. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding the issues raised here.