Change the World by How You Shop Logo: The U.S. Ethical Shopping Guide

The Village Country Store is "a fair trade gift shop offering high quality unique handcrafted and handmade artisan gifts and crafts from around the globe."  They offer adorable fair trade animal baby booties, baby clothes and bibs.

2nd Story Goods works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community.  They offer a variety of cute baby gifts, including booties, bibs, mobiles, pillows and even monogrammed baby blankets!

Azerbaijani Socks helps rural Azerbaijani women “earn much needed additional income and provides deeper purpose and hope in their lives.” They sell beautifully hand-knitted baby and toddler slippers.

Above Rubies is "a livelihood project created to help widows and single mothers" in the Philippines.  They sell beautiful crochet buntings for decorating the baby room!

Hands Producing Hope works in Rwanda and Costa Rica with a mission of "providing the economic, educational, and spiritual resources necessary to empower remote communities to rise above poverty."  They offer adorable baby gift sets which include diaper clutch, pacifier clip and burp cloth.

Persona Grata Goods is "designed to help moms who care about the world make a difference in the lives of other moms!"  They offer unique African bib nursing necklaces for new moms.

Rise offers cute batik baby blankets, handmade in Haiti.

Hope Outfitters sells ethically made, Christian-themed infant and toddler tees and onesies (sizes newborn - 5T) with 100% of the profits being donated to chosen charities.  (I ordered their "Daughter of the King" and "Mighty Warrior" onesies as baby gifts and they are adorable!!)

A Sister’s Heart is "a socially minded business that uses art and design to provide economic and educational development for young Honduran women who have chosen to change the course of their lives."  They offer beautiful baby note cards, perfect for baby shower invites or baby gifts!

Evan Brooke Ethical Clothing "is proud to bring to you beautiful, quality garments made ethically in effort to: FIGHT modern-day slavery, protect the Earth, and promote fair trade."  She offers toddler clothes for girls and boys, including dresses, tops and pants, in sizes 12 mos. through 3.

Re:new "provides employment and community for refugee women who have resettled in the USA."  They offer beautifully sewn baby bibs and baby blankets.

Partners for Just Trade is a "non-profit, faith-based organization that builds partnerships between producers living in extreme poverty and consumers in North America."  They sell handcrafted, fair trade baby booties, blankets and toys.  ​(To look for their products in a retail store near you, click here.)

 Beyond Fair Trade Baby Clothes

The Mercy House Shop engages women "through maternity homes in Kenya and employment through Fair Trade Friday in more than 15 countries all around the world."  They sell Fair Trade Baby Bundles, perfect for baby shower gifts.

​For more ethically-made baby clothes, check out:,

PACT Apparel,

Glow Worm,

Wild Dill


Still Being Molly's:

"Favorite Ethical Clothing Options for Babies".

For ethical maternity clothes, check out these blogs:
Fairly Southern:

"Ethical & Sustainable Maternity Fashion"
Tortoise and Lady Grey:

"Ethical & Sustainable Maternity Wear"

or these brands: ​

Milkmaid Goods


Pyne and Smith.

Amani ya Juu is a "social economic enterprise committed to peace and reconciliation for African women." Every adorable fair trade baby item is obviously made with love. They offer everything from diaper bags to baby books to rattles.  They even have a gift registry!

(I bought their bibs for my little girls and they are my favorite bibs!)

For those of you like me who struggle buying products for your baby made by women who are not paid enough to buy such items for their own children, here are baby clothes and toys you can feel good about purchasing!  

With Krochet Kids, "Every purchase impacts a life and every product is hand-signed by the lady who made it."  They sell adorable baby hats, onesies, blankets and booties (I was blown away by the quality of the onesie/cap set I ordered and so was the new mom I gave it to!).

Amma's Umma is "an ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions."  They offer adorable "gentlemen" onesies for boys and great baby shower cards, both for adoption and pregnancy.