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Eco-Friendly Baby Gifts: Find Organic, Sustainable & Natural Newborn Baby Gifts

At Nicki’s Diapers, we are committed to helping parents and guardians reduce their carbon footprint through sustainable and eco-friendly products such as the Apple cheeks cloth diapers to reduce disposable diaper waste. We are passionate about helping sustainable parents easily access eco-friendly products at the right price. Eco-friendly parents usually raise eco-friendly babies. If you have any friends or family who live a sustainable life, you may find your head reeling when trying to pick out perfect eco-friendly baby gifts for them. Your loved ones need organic baby gifts because they are not only suitable for their lifestyle, but just as special as they are! Here you will find a list of our favorite organic baby gifts:

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Wild Creek Organic Cotton Mustard Elephant Plush Toy

This adorable elephant plushie is made with tactile organic cotton that is safe for cuddling sensitive skin. The burnt orange, mustard color of this toy makes it a great gender-neutral gift as well as fantastic organic baby gifts. The Wild Creek website recommends their toys to parents based off their interests and these natural baby gifts are perfect for homemakers and chefs, but of course, your office job parents will love this too! This little stuffed friend is sure to look cute in any home. 


The Tot’s Forest Mushroom Basket

For all of those cottage-core moms, this is the perfect gift to add to your list of eco-friendly baby gifts! It comes with a basket and baby toy wooden mushrooms. These organic baby gifts are lead safe, BPA and BPS free, and has no harmful phthalates. Make play time fun by hiding the mushrooms around the house and have the baby try to find them all. It can also function as lovely decoration even after baby outgrows it.

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Made Trade Sea Habitat Storyboard 

Next up on our green baby gifts list is this sea storyboard that is like a coloring book, but without the mess. It comes with sea-shaped cotton pieces so the baby can create their own seascape. This allows children to express their imagination, and guess what? It won’t stain walls or carpet! It also helps babies learn spatial awareness. The storyboard is fairtrade, handcrafted, BIPOC owned, vegan, and women owned. 


Smallable Fabelab Bunny Teether

What’s better than a certified organic teether? Acutecertified organic teether! Teethers feel so good for babies, but an eco-friendly parent may be worried about paint and dyes. Not with this teether! It is entirely organic so no need to worry. If the baby’s parents prefer silicone for teethers, try out theRocket Teether from Mushies! Both of these teethers make great organic newborn baby gifts. 

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Nicki’s Diapers Organic Cotton Flat Cloth Diapers - 6 pack

Flat cloth diapers make amazing eco-friendly baby gifts. Why? Well, flat cloth diapers help parents to reduce their plastic waste because they do not need to use disposable diapers as often which fill up our landfills. The fabric is organic cotton, which is better for a baby’s bottom. What if the parents don’t use cloth diapers? These are still great for drying off after the shower or wiping off a baby’s face because they are gentle on the skin. If they do cloth diaper or want to start, have the parents check out our ultimate guide tocloth diapers for beginners


Hope and Plum Ring Baby Slings for Babies and Newborns

This is a gift a mom will use almost every single day!  These slings make great sustainable baby gifts because they are made with a hemp cotton blend—plus, they are very stylish. This company also repurposes fabric scraps in their smaller products and only uses natural fibers and dyes. These would make great organic baby shower gifts!

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Lovevery’s The Play Gym for Infants and Babies

Another great item on the organic baby gifts list is the Lovevery’s Play Gym! Everything on the play gym is sustainable! It is full of life and color so parents can make tummy time fun. This can keep babies entertained for hours while they are learning new skills. This play gym includes interchangeable black and white cards. Okay, so what? These high contrast cards help strengthen eyesight. These are typically used for infants in the first 12 weeks after birth. 


Mushie’s FRIGG Rubber Pacifier 

The FRIGG line from Mushie is 100% latex, BPA, PVS, and phthalate free. These pacifiers are baby-safe and come in a wide variety of colors. These are greta eco-friendly baby gifts to give to parents at baby showers. This pacifier also curves outward to prevent it from rubbing on the baby's skin and causing irritation.


EarthHero Organic Cotton Baby Overalls

Bring out the little farmer in your baby with these adorable overalls. These make great eco-friendly baby gifts, especially for outdoorsy parents. EarthHero products are made with GOTS-certified organic cotton and eco-friendly dyes. Cotton is breathable, so it will keep your baby cool on a hot day but also protected from the harsh sun. 

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Nicki’s Diapers One Size Bamboo Organic Cotton Cloth Diaper

This diaper would make a fantastic eco-friendly gift for a baby shower. There are 12 layers of 100% organic cotton. Did I mention they are also adorable? The snaps also make it easy to take the diaper on and off with minimal mess. Protect that baby bum with only the best fabrics. 


Package Free Shop Paper Stick SPF 30+ 


Next on the organic baby gifts list is this paper stick sunscreen or all the vitamin D loving babies! The Package Free Brand is a zero waste company, and also helps others minimize their individual waste. This Raw Elements sunscreen protects babies from the sun and the coral reefs from extinction at the same time by reducing single-use plastic. The Package Free Shop helps people cut back their personal carbon footprint with all their products, so check them out! 


Certified Organic Burt’s Bees Baby Organic FittedBaby Crib Sheets

These sheets are 100% organic cotton so parents can rest easy knowing their child’s skin is safe. They come in many different colors and styles to match any nursery. They also help parents transfer their baby from arms to bed because they are warm and snuggly.

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EarthHero’s Organic Cotton Baby Wipe

If the baby you are shopping for has sensitive skin, chemical-free diapers are a must! They are made with non-toxic cotton, ensuring it's gentle on the baby's face. Additionally, these diapers are scented with skin-safe essential oils, such as apricot, sweet almond, and chamomile, which not only add a pleasant scent but also help soothe and cleanse the skin. These chemical-free diapers make great sustainable baby gifts since they are biodegradable, compostable, and plant-based.


Ten Thousand Villages Upcycled Sari Baby Bibs

These recycled cotton sari bibs make good organic baby gifts for any sustainable parent. They have an even better creation story, too! These are laundered and hand-stitched by women of Prokritee. This ensures success for women and children alike in Bangladesh. These bibs are sustainable and help other women and children create a brighter future. 


Nook’s Niche Organic Nursing Pillow SafetyCover 

The Niche Organic Nursing Pillows are allergen-free and made with all organic cotton making them the perfect organic baby gifts. They come in many pastel, aesthetically pleasing colors to suit any mom. Nook has designed a 3D Safe Sleep Technology to keep the baby’s neck safe while nursing. 

infant and baby lotion 

Earth Mama Organic Baby and Infant Lotion - Simply Non-Scents 8 oz


The Earth Mama lotion contains no artificial fragrances, foaming agents, sulfates, preservatives, dyes, or parabens, so it’s safe for babies of any age. It is made with organic herbal ingredients in order to cleanse and moisturize the baby’s skin. This baby lotion is also safe for eczema, rashes, and allergies. Even though this lotion isn’t artificially scented, it does have a slight orangey vanilla scent due to the fruit oil and organic rooibos, which has a sweet, woody scent. 


Yumi Organic Baby Food Subscription

If the baby you are buying for is onto solids, organic baby food subscriptions are a great for organic baby gifts. And the best part about Yumi? Their pureed baby food only has one ingredient! Mix and match any foods to fit the baby you are buying for. Make the parents’ lives easier by not having to go to the store or puree their own food—they will have organic, nutrient food right on their doorstep.

Now you are all set and ready to go shopping for that eco-friendly and sustainable baby or infant in your life! The eco-friendly parents you are shopping for will feel special if you took the time to research and find the best organic baby gifts for them. Nicki’s Diapers is here to help you shop for eco-baby gifts for infants, babies, and toddlers to let those special parents in your life know that you care about them and the earth! Becoming and helping others be more sustainable will help us create a better environment for these babies to grow up in!