baby
YOUR GUIDE TO EVERYDAY
PURE ORGANIC ESSENTIALS
WEAR / SLEEP / CARE / EAT
mother&baby
mother&baby
WELCOME TO A NEW BEGINNING.
It was just over twenty years ago that we began Nature Baby, and at this point in our story we want to take the opportunity to thank all those who have come along for any part of the journey. After the birth of our first child, we were inspired to find natural and organic alternatives for our own children, rather than having to rely on synthetic products. We take care in what we select and how they are made so that you can rest assured you are getting the best for your baby, naturally.

From the very beginning we decided to never compromise, to keep learning and developing, always providing products that meet our core values and philosophy. Pure so that they are best for baby; high quality so that they are safe and long lasting, used for the lifetime of baby and passed to the next; useful so that you get the essentials you really need; and caring in everything we do. It is about looking after your baby as well as the planet and its people.

THANK YOU.
GEORGIA AND JACOB
CO FOUNDERS, PARENTS OF 3 NATURE BABY
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WEAR
PURE ORGANIC ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR BABY
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02
SLEEP
NESTLE YOUR BABY INTO LAYERS OF GOODNESS
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03
CARE
NOURISH, SOOTHE AND PROTECT YOUR BABY’S SKIN
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04
EAT
A WHOLESOME START TO BABY'S FOOD JOURNEY
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05
MUM
HELPFUL ESSENTIALS TO SUPPORT YOU THROUGH PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH
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GLOSSARY
When starting the journey of parenthood, especially for the first time, there are many terms used that we might not be familiar with. We have put together a little list of definitions for some of the words we use to talk about our products, our values, and the wonderful world of parenthood.
a.
all in one
a baby suit that has long sleeves and full length legs, may be footed or not; otherwise known as 'onesie'.
alternative energy
energy fuelled by renewable naturally occurring resources, gentler and kinder on our planet.
antenatal
before birth; during or relating to pregnancy.
b.
baby shower
a party or a ceremony to celebrate the impending arrival of a baby; otherwise known as 'blessingway'
birth date
the date your baby finally joins this world
bodysuit
our top selling item, a baby garment that has long sleeve but no legs; otherwise known as 'onesie'
botanical
contains ingredients obtained from plants
c.
certified
audited and credited by an independent or external authority to give extra assurance
climate change
one of the biggest global issues of our time
cot
a bed for baby, usually used from around 3 months onwards; otherwise known as 'crib'
crawling
baby will learn to crawl around 9 months old, though this timing will vary between babies
d.
dome
a snap closure used on lots of garments for easy nappy changes or dressing
due date
when your baby is expected to arrive
dungarees
some say dungarees, we say overalls. used to describe a playsuit that has legs but no sleeves.
e.
envelope neck
a slight envelope-like opening at the neckline at each shoulders, allows a garment to be pulled over the head easily without stretching, or down the body when undressing
ethical
made in a way that upholds the health and wellbeing of the makers
eye colour
a baby's eye colour can often change around the age of 3 - 6 months
f.
first foods
baby will be ready to start solids around 4 to 6 months
footed romper
pants with feet, avoids needing to pair pants with socks or booties
g.
GOTS certified
certified as organic by the global organic textile standard, ensuring no harmful chemicals have been used and maintaining the highest levels of environmental and social responsibility through the entire production of a garment
h.
hand wash
to be washed by hand, such as our merino knitted range. we advise against using machine hand-wash functions
harmful chemicals
pesticides, irritants, synthetic coatings, nasties.
holistic
the whole picture; the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected
i.
immune system
although their immune system is immature when they're first born, babies get antibodies from their mother while in utero, and will strengthen as they get older
j.
jumpers
a great second layer, and the only word we could think of for the letter j
k.
kimono
a garment that wraps around and closes at the chest using a dome or tie, rather than needing to be pulled over baby's head
knotted beanie
a beanie with a knotted top that allows it to be adjustable in size.
l.
labels
ours are made from organic cotton so they're soft and non-irritating. check these to find out where the garment is made and how to look after it
landfill
where waste goes, builds up, and creates toxic gases. by buying good quality garments you can use them again and again and ensure they don't go straight to landfill after being used once, or even be composted!
m.
machine wash
you can throw these garments in the washing machine, like our cotton or merino essentials ranges
massage
babies love a gentle massage, especially after bath time. we have a beautiful baby massage oil for this
merino wool
our favourite warm fabric for babies. merino wool is soft, lightweight, and both insulates and breathes
mother earth
we only have one earth and we must look after it
n.
natural
derived from nature, not treated or combined with any harmful chemicals or synthetic fibres
nutrition
the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth.
o.
onesie
we use the phrases all in ones and bodysuits instead
organic
made without the use of harmful chemicals, in an ethical and sustainable way
organic cotton
good for the planet and people, and for your baby too! organic cotton is a natural fibre that is soft, breathable, easy to wear and easy to care for
p.
playsuit
a suit designed primarily for daywear, may have short sleeves or shorts
pointelle
a nostalgic fabric with tiny holes within it, creating a unique quality that allows heat to draw away from the skin and be held within the layer of cotton, providing breathable warmth
postnatal
relating to or denoting the period after childbirth.
pure
in it's natural state without being mixed, blended, contaminated or treated with harmful chemicals
q.
quilting
a fabric made from layers of material or padding with lines of stitching to make warmer garments. our is made from organic cotton and padded with recycled polyester
r.
reversible bib
a towelling style bib that is reversible; can be used on both sides
rolling over
baby will learn to roll over any time from 3 - 6 months old, though this timing will vary between babies
romper
another word for playsuit or all in one
s.
sitting
baby will learn to sit any time after 6 months old, though this timing will vary between babies
sleeping bag
a garment for baby to sleep in, to keep them covered if they kick off blankets through the night
sling
a baby carrier that allows parents or caregivers to hold baby against their body with their hands free
stretch & grow
an all in one with feet; long sleeved, pants with feet.
sustainable
environmentally friendly; conserving an ecological balance by avoiding depletion of natural resources
swaddle
wrapping baby in a cloth square, protecting them against their startle reflex
t.
talking
baby will learn to say their first words after 1 year old, though this timing will vary between babies, einstein didn't talk until he was 3 or 4 years old!
teething
you can expect the first pearly white around 6 months, though it varies between babies. this can create discomfort for little one during the teething period
tog rating
the thermal resistance of a synthetic product; we don't use this term for our garments as they are made from natural fibers that don't have a specified tog rating
u.
ultrasound
an imaging method that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within your body... including your baby!
v.
vegetables
packed with nutrients and vitamins, the perfect first foods for your baby
w.
walking
baby will learn to walk any time after 1 year old, though this timing will vary between babies
weaning
accustoming baby to food other than mother's milk, may be started around 6 months onwards
x.
xylophone
a musical instrument that children enjoy, recommended for ages 3+
y.
yoga
a movement and meditative practice that is great for mothers both during pregnancy and after birth (around 6 weeks after or more)
z.
zips
an alternative to dome closures for easy dressing, available on one of our sleepwear garments and all sleeping bags
zoo
a fun place to take children... although your house with kids might feel like a zoo sometimes!
zq certified
our wool is accredited by zq to ensure the highest standards of quality, environmental care, social responsibility and animal welfare