Choosing organic cotton for your children ensures significant reduction in the exposure of baby skin to chemicals, in the cottons conventional, which reduces the risk of allergies and rashes on baby’s skin, plus fabric feels nicer, and is stronger.
The reason is that grown cotton became more and more dependent chemicals, pesticides and fertilizers which constitute 10% of all the chemicals that exist in agriculture and 25% of all insecticides used in agriculture for growing cotton on a total of 3% of all agricultural land used for growing all over the world … More than any other agricultural crop, and the use all these chemicals cause serious damage to the environment, farmers and users in cotton.
Here’s a brief explanation: Destruction of the environment by reduction of a variety of plants and animals in their natural habitat, Cycle of poverty of farmers because the cost of the chemicals reduce their profit and their health is damaged as result of the use of chemicals.
At the next stage cotton fibers undergo a long process to becoming a fabric. Fabric bleaching using chlorine, formaldehyde, softeners on the basis of silicon, synthetic colors. Remnants of all those chemicals used in the production of cotton remain on the fabric, and affect the health of the end user. And if the user is a baby then the effect on him is stronger.