Yes, bamboo is generally considered safe and suitable for baby clothes. Bamboo fabric is known for its softness, breathability, and moisture-wicking properties, which can help keep babies comfortable and dry. It's often hypoallergenic, making it a good choice for babies with sensitive skin or allergies. Additionally, bamboo is a sustainable and eco-friendly option, as it is a fast-growing renewable resource that requires minimal pesticides and water.
Bamboo fiber is known for its durability, so bamboo baby clothes can last for years with proper care. Bamboo is naturally antimicrobial, wrinkle-resistant, and retains its softness wash after wash. It doesn't pill or fade easily. Stains come out more readily from bamboo's smooth surface versus cotton.
It's best to avoid putting 100% bamboo clothing in the dryer, as high heat can damage bamboo fibers over time and cause shrinkage issues. The dryer's harsh tumbling motion can also break down bamboo fabric. For longevity, air dry bamboo garments and hang or lay flat instead of drying. If you do tumble dry bamboo on the rare occasion, use the lowest temperature setting.