When I recently spoke to a group of new mothers at a Mothering-in-Awareness series, the barrier to entry around organic and non-toxic materials came up.I actually get this question constantly: How can I afford a truly green baby lifestyle? A mother expressed her frustration that while she wanted to get all “the best” natural baby products for her new daughter (who doesn’t?), the price point was often significantly higher and therefore inaccessible.
Ideally, the baby industry would standardize only top quality materials in their products, and everyone would have access to basic non-toxic items. There is also a larger issue at play with pesticides in food and access to clean water, but that is a digression into another blog post.
Dive into a Do’s and Dont’s approach to best practices and tips for access to non-toxic and truly green baby items without breaking the bank: