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Eco-Friendly Baby Essentials for a Day Out

We asked some eco-friendly enthusiasts which products they would recommend for a day out with the little ones. Here’s what they had to say…

A day out with baby means thinking ahead to be sure to pack all of the necessities to keep everyone happy, safe, and healthy. With a variety of eco-friendly baby products on the market, your baby can be safe from the elements outside and the materials in everything from food to pushchairs to blankets.

For Parents

Petunia Picklebottom weekender bagTo stay organized and keep everything needed for baby close at hand, consider the weekender bag from Petunia Pickle Bottom. Earth friendly and made of organic material, complete with a removable changing pad, this bag includes water-resistant lining for accidental spills, bottle pockets, and both interior and exterior pockets for convenience.

Kinderwagen pushchair
For a lightweight, well-built pushchair that keeps baby free from PVC and other toxic materials, consider the Kinderwagen by Naturkind. In a variety of colors and styles, this pushchair packs up small and maneuvers easily for a day out with baby.

Naturkind carrycot

Naturkind makes a variety of products for keeping baby comfortable in travel. For smaller babies, try out the carry cot, made of organic material. Use it as a footbag after 6 months up to age 2.

Naturkind Pram


Or, try Naturkind’s pram. It includes a spacious basket for baby to sleep and can convert into the pushchair as baby gets older.

Petunia Pickle Bottom baby carrier

Another must for a day out with baby is the Original Collection Baby Carrier from Petunia Pickle Bottom. Made from certified organic cotton, this carrier is designed for babies up to 22 lbs. With a buckle system to keep baby safe and easy machine-washable care, this is another perfect addition to essential baby gear.


Sense Organics knotted hat
With 100% organic cotton, the Sense Organics white knotted hat from Naturalmat is a necessity for keeping baby comfortable with soft, gentle material and protecting sensitive skin.

Layla Grace vest

Made of 100& Intertek eco-certified organic cotton, these short-sleeved onesies from Layla Grayce keep baby comfortable and safe from harsh chemicals in typical fabrics during a day out. The linen applique can be paired with matching linen pants for a lightweight outfit that keeps baby safe from chemicals in the material and the elements.

Keeping Clean
Changing blanket

These Organic Company changing blankets are easy to unfold and repack for family outings. Made out of 100% certified organic cotton, the blankets clean easily and keep baby happy and healthy during changes.

Baby blankets
A day out is helped with a blanket designed for everything. The cell blanket from the Organic Company is stretchy and flexible, and so easy to clean that using it for a day out in the park is a piece of cake. Choose from natural, pink, or light blue.

Beaming baby fragrance free organic baby wipes

Beaming Baby wipes were designed for babies with the most sensitive skin, ensuring their gentleness on every baby. These wipes are 100% biodegradable, and they are produced with organic Aloe Vera, fragrance free. Without the harsh chemicals used in most name brand baby wipes, this product is certain to keep baby clean and comfortable.

Safe in the Sun

Natural baby sunscreen

Protecting baby’s skin from the sun is another must. With no chemicals, UV Natural Baby Sunscreen keeps baby protected without damaging skin with harsh chemicals. The Environmental Working Group ranks UV Natural as the #1 brand, and its organic formula is sure to keep baby protected from both the sun and unnatural additives.

Time to Eat!

Hipp Organic baby food range
With a variety of foods from jarred or fruit pouches to mini pots of vegetables or tray meals, and even drinks, all of the certified organic food you are looking for to have a healthy picnic and happy baby can be found with Hipp organic company.

Baby bib Choose either lilac or grey and protect baby’s clothes during feedings with this long 100% organic cotton long bib from Naturalmat. Fold up the bottom to create a convenient pocket for catching crumbs.


Hug Me Bear round rattle

Organic toys such as Nature’s purest Hug Me Bear Round Rattle baby toy are a perfect addition to the stroller to keep baby entertained and playful during a trip out. Made from organic cotton with no dyes, this toy and is a safe alternative to toxic plastics and harsh chemicals like lead. Find a lot of other wonderful options at The Organic Toy Company and other organic toy specialty stores.

Eco Friendly Days Out - Bebeco soft fabric book
Keep baby entertained and learning with a soft, fabric book made from all non-toxic materials from Bebeco. The convenient clip makes attaching easily to prams and cots a snap, keeping the book close to baby.

Having everything you need on hand is a must, and making sure it is all the best possible product for your baby is even more important. These products can help you do just that!

Written by Janis P.

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