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Nursing Pads That are Good for Mother, Baby, and The Environment

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About EcoNursing

Bethany Anne is the founder of EcoNursing, “I started this business out of necessity, I was looking for organic nursing pads that were also absorbent and I couldn’t find any. I know it can be hard and tiring looking after a newborn and I am hoping choosing EcoNursing Pads is one decision that will make your life easier. I am making these nursing pads available at an affordable price point in hopes of making life better for you, your baby, and the planet!”

Understanding Nursing Pad Materials

Here are the most common nursing pad materials used today.

Bamboo

Organic bamboo is becoming a material of choice for nursing pads, because it is soft durable and absorbent. Unknown to many westerners bamboo is so strong that it is often used for building scaffolds for construction projects in Asia.

Hemp

The once demonized cousin to cannabis is now back in the limelight as a sustainable plant that grows extremely strong and vibrant in even the harshest of conditions. Hemp is an ideal nursing pad material because it is as soft, absorbent, and holds up well in the wash cycle.

Cotton

Everybody knows cotton is soft and breathable material that absorbs moisture. While cotton is still used extensively in some breast pads it’s role is is not as prominent as in years past because of the emerging materials like bamboo and hemp

PUL

PUL or Polyurethane Laminate is a interlock knit fabric material often used on the side of the nursing pads that prevents leaking. This material is on the side of nursing pads that protects your bra and clothes from getting wet. PUL is an interlock knit fabric.

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