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Baby Bottle Blues

The Soft Landing in Newsweek Article “The Baby Bottle Blues”

The Baby Bottle Blues By Anna Kuchment Jan 14, 2008 Issue Sara Hollander Birnbaum, a mother of two from Boston, says the market still has not caught up with demand. She religiously checks sites like, which report on the latest ecofriendly baby products, and just purchased a natural-rubber pacifier from Europe. “There are still […]

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In Search of Safer Pacifiers: Natural Rubber Natursutten is a Find

We’ve been in the hunt for an all natural pacifier for quite some time now. Well, the hunt is over! The Natursutten Pacifier recently became available in the US and it’s exactly what we’ve been looking for. We’ve gotten to know the folks behind the Danish company and really like what we’ve seen. They are […]

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Sound the Alarm on BPA

USA Today Sounds the Alarm on Bisphenol-a and Phthalates in Baby Products

I am so excited to see that the media has finally stepped into the debate on toxic plastics in our babies’ bottles and toys. Until now, the growing uproar over the “Everywhere Chemical” has been raging quietly in research labs and in living rooms across America. Thanks to an eye-opening article released by USA Today, […]

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The Bisphenol-A Debate – Truly Toxic or Money Making Ploy?

The Bisphenol-A Debate – Truly Toxic or Money Making Ploy?

Bisphenol-A (BPA) has come under scrutiny concerning its potentially harmful effects on babies and young children related to its hormone-disrupting properties. Bisphenol-A is actually an artificial estrogen, but it is bonded together in a chain of molecules to create the plastic called polycarbonate. Most major U.S. baby bottle manufacturers use the BPA chemical in their […]

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Wish you had access to a holistic doctor 24/7? These expert-recommended remedies to treat what ails you safely and naturally at home are the next best thing! So make room in your kitchen cupboard for these surprisingly effective and totally affordable recipes.