When it comes to babies, organic is ideal for its softest cotton clothing, chemical free fabrics and the purest, natural toiletries. Here we present the best gifts to take care of babies’ sensitive skin.
1. Neals Yard Baby Gift Box: £25, nealsyard.com
A selection of the organic skincare brand’s delicious-smelling products for use on delicate skin, including baby balm, pure baby oil, baby bath and shampoo and a cotton flannel.
2. Kissy Kissy Organic Footie: £25, piccoliandco.com
The sweetest romper for a newborn, in soft organic pima cotton and little cuffs to turn over to make mittens for sleep time, and a pretty bear embroidered on the front.
3. Frugi Muslin Squares: £12, welovefrugi.co.uk
No parent can have too many muslin squares and Frugi’s organic cotton ones are the softest, and make a lovely gift with their gorgeous colourful unisex patterns. The two-pack is excellent value for the quality.
4. Skibz Bib: £8, skibz.co.uk
Parents get through a lot of bibs, and these organic bandana bibs are made from 63 per cent bamboo towelling with a cotton lining, and are super-absorbent and silky soft.
5. Frugi Buzzy Bee collection: from £7, johnlewis.com
The whole Buzzy Bee collection by Frugi is irresistible and made from the softest organic cotton and there’s something for everyone’s wallet as the range varies from £7 for a hat to £19 for a blanket.
6. Organic cellular baby blanket: £24.95 thelittlegreensheep.co.uk
Breathable cellular blankets are safest for babies, and this natural 80x100cm version comes in beige, duck egg blue and pink, and is suitable for a pram, cot or moses basket.
7. Drool Monkey: £19.99 cinnamonsue.co.uk
A teether, doll, rattle, and a soft and calming comforter all in one. The soft 100% pure organic cotton means less chance of rash as well.
8. Hooded towel with matching wash mitt: £18.90, pigeonorganics.com
A hooded towel is a favourite gift for babies, and this sweet organic cotton option is decorated with embroidered birds or elephants and comes with a matching wash mitt.
9. Aden + Anais Organic Swaddles: £49.95, uk.adenandanais
Whether or not your baby takes to being swaddled, aden + anais’ famously soft and luxurious breathable organic cotton muslins work as a buggy or nursing cover, changing mat cover, tummy time blanket and comforter. The once upon a time option has a beautiful pattern.
10. Organic Babies New Born Hamper: £36.99 johnlewis.com
This beautifully presented wicker basket contains scent-free mum and baby rescue balm, baby oil for massages, wash and shampoo, chamomile nappy cream, and a soft organic cotton bib.
11. Stripey Romper and Matching Bib: £7.20 and £18 cologneandcotton.com
With its matching reversible bib this stripey romper made from soft organic cotton, is a smart and practical baby gift.
12. Aleva New Born gift Set: £29.99 ocado.com
Aleva Naturals’ products are 100% natural and organic and vegan, with no harsh chemicals and include hair and body wash, soothing moisturiser, berry bubble bath and bamboo cloth wipes mild for the most sensitive delicate skin.
13. BabaSling: £44.99, boots.com
Sometimes a pram is just impractical. Parents will appreciate this 100% organic cotton sling designed to carry babies and toddlers from 0 to two years, in five different carrying positions.
14. Crib Bedding Set: £44.95 thelittlegreensheep.co.uk
This organic baby bedding set includes everything a new parent will need for their baby’s first bed. The small jersey blanket, fitted sheets and award winning waterproof mattress protector are all soft and natural.
You can’t go wrong buying muslin squares or bibs for newborns – parents get through tons – and the organic cotton muslins by Frugi,are the softest you’ll find with adorable patterns. Bibs are another inexpensive gift and Skibz do a huge range of colours and patterns. Organic toiletries for mum and baby are another popular option and you can’t beat Neals Yard’s Baby Gift Box which is good value and beautifully packaged. And when it comes to clothing, babies need countless vests and babygros and the soft ivory Kissy Kissy footie, Frugi’s Buzzy Bee gro at £15 and vest at £9, and Cologne and Cotton’s stripy range with matching bibs are all gorgeous and make beautiful gifts that will stand out and be treasured by parents.
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