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My Organically Grown Roots at i play.

Brief history of i play., Inc.’s textile development that expresses owner and founder Becky Cannon’s passion for providing healthy choices for parents.

Layette Gear for your Baby

A layette is a baby’s first wardrobe and essentials. Here are some things to consider as you are selecting items for your baby’s layette, which consists of versatile pieces such as bodysuits, socks, gowns, booties, shirts, pull-up pants, sleepers, footies, and caps.

Play Wear Gear

Once your baby is mobile, he needs play clothes that are more durable than layette items. Here are considerations to help you select the right clothes for this stage.

Synthetic Performance Fabrics

Elastane Elastane (spandex, Lycra®, Elaspan®, Acepora, Creora®, Dorlastan®, Linel) is known for its elasticity and can be stretched up to 500 percent its original length and spring back without losing its integrity. When blended with natural fibers, it creates a

Swim Wear and Sun Protection Gear

Reusable swim diapers and swimsuits with built-in diapers let your baby move freely in the water, and eliminate the worry of solid waste entering a pool. Sun shirts, rashguards, sunglasses, and sun hats made with UV-protecting fabric offer sun protection. Other accessories for a trip to the beach or pool include a terry cover-up and some swim shoes or water sandals.

Carriers Gear

Babywearing, either at home or when going out, keeps your baby close and connected to you. Here are some things to consider when you are purchasing gear for carrying or wearing your baby.

Strollers Gear

Depending on your lifestyle and where you live, you may go through many different stages and types of strollers. Here are some things to consider as you make your purchase decisions.

Car Seats Gear

Here are some things to consider when you buy a car seat for your baby, as well as some other suggestions that might make her (and you) more comfortable in the car.

Why Bother with Organic Cotton?

Discovering the best materials for your baby’s needs means ensuring maximum comfort and well-being throughout each stage of learning and growing. By choosing fabrics and textiles that are safely and consciously made, parents can create a nontoxic and healthy environment

Discover Gear

Grow Happy Grow Healthy Book with text: look inside

the whole baby guide

A comprehensive resource for parents to give their baby a healthy beginning for the first three years.

816 full color pages
800+ images.

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