If you are searching for the best natural training pants for toddlers and babies, you are in the right place! This list includes organic cotton training pants and wool soakers. All of the choices listed are reusable, washable, environmentally friendly training pants.
There are quite a few brands of organic training pants for toddlers available these days. There is even a new brand offering organic cotton training pants for babies! Read on to find the best cloth training pants for your child.
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100% Organic Cotton Training Pants for Toddlers & Babies
Under the Nile Training Pants
Under the Nile is one of my favorite brands of organic cotton training pants. My son switched to wearing cloth training pants full time at 12-months-old. His Under the Nile Training Pants contained misses well and held up through numerous washings. My daughter will start wearing these at home soon.
Sizes: 12-24 Months through 2-4 Years
Material: 100% Organic Egyptian Ribbknit Cotton
Komfi Baby Underwear with Soaker Pads
Komfi Baby is a new brand that offers organic cotton underwear for babies and toddlers which can be paired with absorbent soaker pads (sold seperately). When you no longer need training pants, simply use them without the soaker pad and you have regular underwear! Komfi Baby underwear/trainers are available in either briefs or boxers. Receive 10% off your first order from Komfi Baby with coupon code ECPEESYKOMFI.
Size: 6 Months through 2T/3T
Underwear: 100% organic cotton
Soaker pads: Face and back- 70% Bamboo Viscose, 30% Unbleached Organic Cotton. Filling material- Zorb Fibers.
Pact Organic Cotton Training Pants
Update February 4, 2019: It appears that Pact is not offering training pants at the moment.
I was so excited when Pact Apparel started offering organic cotton training pants! I already love their organic cotton wrap dresses. The waist band runs tight on Pact Training Pants, so they are best for thin toddlers. After washing, the waist elastic stretches from about 14" to 16". The leg holes are about 11".
Material: GOTS Certified 100% Organic Cotton
Coupon: Click the button below to receive 20% off your first order from Pact.
Hanna Andersson Organic Cotton Training Pants
Our son also wore Hanna Andersson Training Unders. He had plain white ones, but there are some cute prints for girls and boys available now. These training pants did not hold up as well to repeat washings as Under the Nile Training Pants. I am trying them again with our daughter, now that we can wash them more gently.
Size: XS (20-33 lbs) through S (31-48 lbs)
Material: Organic Cotton Ribbknit with absorbent polyester interlining
You can see how these brands of training pants compare to other styles of training underwear by watching our video of non-waterproof cotton trainers:
Organic Cotton Training Pants with Waterproof Layer
Charlie Banana Extraordinary Training Pants
Charlie Banana offers both pull-on style and side snapping training pants. They are a trim option with a little bit of absorbency. I really like that the lining that touches the skin is organic cotton. These worked well when we wanted to bring reusable training pants along with us while traveling.
Sizes: Small (10-14 lbs) through X-Large (27-55 lbs)
Material: Shell-Face : 100% Polyester, Back : Polyurethane / Lining : 100% Organically Grown Cotton / Inner layer : 88% Biconstituent Fiber (82% Polyester 18% Nylon) 12% Polyester
Smart Bottoms Lil' Trainer
The Smart Bottoms Lil' Trainer is an adorbale option if you are looking for training pants with organic cotton lining and a hidden layer of PUL. They are very low-rise and also have small leg holes, so they would fit babies who are practicing elimination communication.
Sizes: 2T through 4T/5T
Material: Inner: 100% Organic Cotton, Outer: 50% Certified Organic Cotton and 50% Polyester, Wet Zone: Waterproof PUL
See how these brands of training pants with organic cotton compare to other style of waterproof trainers:
Wool Soakers, Shorties, Skirties & Longies to Wear Over Training Pants
If you are looking for the best all-natural training pants for toddlers, you may want to start with organic cotton training pants and add a wool soaker, skirtie, or longies over the top. Lanolized wool provides a natural waterproof barrier. Since wool is breathable it works wonderfully even in hot climates!
Advantages of layering a wool soaker over organic cotton training pants:
- 100% natural combination;
- Provides a waterproof layer for containing accidents;
- Your toddler can learn to push down the soaker and trainers;
- Allows your toddler to stand while being changed;
- Wool soaker can be reused multiple times;
- Wool is breathable and doesn't trap heat like synthetic PUL does;
- Wool only needs to be washed every 2-4 weeks (or when it gets poop on it).
Truly Charis Interlock Wool Diaper Covers
Truly Charis offers interlock wool bubble shorts, soakers, longies, and skirties. You might be able to snag a used pair in the Truly Charis B/S/T & Chat Facebook group. Truly Charis is also in the testing phase for wool jersey training pants!
Sizes: Newborn - Large (34+ months)
Material: Wool Interlock
You can learn more about using wool diaper covers in this video:
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What is your favorite brand of cloth training pants? Do you known of other organic cotton training pants to add to this list?