Bringing Up An Eco-Friendly Baby

During pregnancy you become much more aware that almost everything has a way of affecting your baby. Making eco-conscious decisions and incorporating green habits during this time will be the first steps towards bringing up a healthy baby. These days almost every imaginable product or service has a ‘green’ alternative, it can be overwhelming trying to decipher which are actually safe. Companies here and abroad are claiming they are eco friendly and that their products …

 

 

DIY Natural Baby Bath Wash

A lot of commercial baby bath washes contain an array of toxins, be very careful when buying and make sure you go over labels with a fine-toothed comb. One of the most popular commercial washes is Head to Toe Wash by Nivea; here are a few of the ingredients that I wouldn’t like to bath in myself let alone put on baby: Cocamidopropyl Betaine (associated with irritation and allergic contact dermatitis), Sodium Myreth Sulfate (detergent and surfactant), Parfum …

 

 

The Dangers Of Air Fresheners

We’ve had a few questions regarding keeping the air clean in babies room, using a commercial air freshener is not recommended, airing out the room on a daily basis is the best option. I wouldn’t use an air freshener is any room of the house, let alone the nursery. This is an exert out of Wendyl’s book Mother’s Little Helper, that discusses the dangers. “I find it incredible at there are commercial air fresheners marketed …