Safe and gentle products are all you want when you’re a new parent, so you may find yourself wanting to create a totally organic baby registry. Sometimes, the best-selling items have simply become the latest fad because of great marketing, great prices, or oftentimes, easy accessibility. Organic products do not have to be less effective or cost a fortune. Here’s our list of safe, quality products all Green Piñata Mamas would want on their registry – all of which pair perfectly with a Green Piñata gift subscription😉
Crib – Sniglar by IKEA
This beautifully natural crib comes equipped with a ventilated crib base that helps foster a comfortable sleeping climate for your baby and is made from 100% beech wood. The crib also comes with two adjustable heights for babies as they grow and even comes with a conversion kit that enables you to remove one side once your child is able to safely get in and out of bed on his or her own. This is a quality piece of furniture that will last you through more than one child.
Nursery Rug – Under the Nile Nursery Rug
Make that nursery (or dedicated baby area) extra cozy and safe with a plush, hand-loomed rug that comes from leftover clothing production scraps. These beautiful rugs are 100% Egyptian Organic Cotton, machine washable, GOTS certified (the leading textile processing standard for organic fibers), made at a fair trade farm in Egypt, and with absolutely NO Azo colorants, BPA, flame retardants, formaldehyde, fragrance, PVC or lead.
Crib Mattress – Emily Natural Crib Mattress by My Green Mattress
While it may not feel like it, babies spend the majority of their early days and months sleeping! The Emily Natural Crib Mattress is an easy to reduce your baby’s exposure to harmful materials found in regular mattress pads. This mattress is made with natural materials like GOTS certified organic cotton and wool layered over the inner spring. Made with certified organic cotton
These super snuggly, soft and hand-me-downable sleepers are made from the highest quality pure organic cotton. These hannajams are made to grow with your little one, come with a super easy neck-to-knee zipper with a protective top tab, and are certified OEKO-TEX Standard 100. There's no better way to introduce your new mom self to the adorable world of baby clothes than with these legendary jammies.
Personalized Toy – Wooden Teether from Little Sapling Toys
We’re While this gift may not exactly fit your registry since most Mamas keep the name a secret prior to delivery, we love the idea of gifting a credit to Little Sapling Toys so new parents are splurge on an adorable, personalized wooden teether (or rattle!) for their little one. Wooden toys are safest for mouthing littles and those teething days come quicker than you thinik. Not to mention, LST is doing good beyond our playrooms – they plant a tree for every toy sold with Trees for the Future.
Teething Necklace – Chewbeads
With a little one, you're going to want to find ways to keep him/her entertained while running errands or focused while feeding. The best part about Chewbeads is that they are 100% safe, made from silicone without any BPA, PVS, Phtalates, Cadmium or Lead, are dish-washer safe, and free of any weak clasps.
Stroller – City Mini by BabyJogger
Compatible with nearly all car seats, the Citi Mini is free of harmful flame retardants, is super nimble for city and suburban parents alike, and can hold all of your necessities and more in the super roomy storage beneath the seat. For new moms, features like the expansive canopy, the ability to recline nearly horizontal, and having tires instead of wheels will seem way more enticing once you get moving with this thing.
Swaddle – Nested Bean Zen Swaddle
Give the gift of sleep with the Zen swaddle by Nested Bean. The swaddle comes complete with a slightly weighted chest and sides to mimic mom’s touch and has been said to improve infant sleep in 1-3 nights. Choose from Premier prints in 70% bamboo fabric or any of their Classic prints in 100% cotton.
Infant Carseat – UppaBaby Mesa
You may be surprised at how tricky a car seat can be in the early days of parenting, but with the UppaBaby Mesa, they’ve done an incredible job of helping new parents navigate this safety essential. The Mesa comes with a SMARTSecure System to help you know when the seat in correctly installed, a comfy infant insert, side impact protection, breathable fabric and an easy-to-use No-rethread harness so you can ensure it’s always installed correctly.
Baby Carrier – Tula Ergonomic Baby Carrier
Holding your baby close while also having free hands is just about as good as it gets in new motherhood. The Tula carrier allows you to carry your baby from infancy (with the infant insert, that is) to toddlerdom (15-45 lbs) in the safest way possible. The Tula provides the ergonomically safe M-position seat for baby, amazing support for Moms and Dads, handy pockets, adorable prints and most importantly, is hand-made from 100% OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified canvas (this means it’s free of all harmful materials, but you can read more about that here).
Baby Soap – Max and Madeline Baby Soap
Sweet baby skin needs the most tender loving care sometimes, so having organic, safe baby soap nearby for those messy days helps keep your baby smelling as sweet as we really want them too.
Diaper Cream – Pure Haven Essentials Baby Cream
This totally organic composition of soothing organic aloe, shea butter and other essential oils are the perfect makeup for taking care of your little one’s sensitive bum. This cream hydrates, softens and soothes your baby’s diaper area with the safest ingredients you could dream of.
Diapers – Bambo Nature Diapers
BamboNature are just about as sustainable as diapers come next to cloth diapers. BamboNature diapers are skin-safe and free of any harmful chemicals or irritants like fragrances or odor inhibitors (the material itself does the job), are sleep-friendly, soft and flexible as can be, and are eco-friendly and made with sustainable materials to help generate less waste.
Cost: $12.50/24 count
Baby Wipes – Water Wipes
You will plow through wipes with a newborn and you will want to be absolutely certain that you’re in no way harming that precious bottom. WaterWipes are just about as natural (and effective) as they come – 99% water and a drop of grapefruit seed extract, a natural skin conditioner. That’s it and that’s all.
Cost: $23.99 / 540 count
All that baby-soft skin is one of our favorite things about our littlest loves, but it’s also the most sensitive. We love the Greenshield Organic line (in fact, we use it to clean all of our toys and cloth totes!) and know that you will rest easier knowing that no harmful dyes, fragrances, or chemicals are being used on your precious littles’ clothing or toys.
Cost: $11.99 and $4.99
Have you used or do you love any of these organic baby registry products? Share your reviews of them in the comments below!
(header image credit: Emily O'Brien Photography)