I always recommend making a safe, natural mattress one of your top purchasing priorities. But what if you simply can’t afford to make the investment right now? I say start saving up and wrap your mattress in the meantime.
We’ve been keeping our eyes open for a warm mist humidifier made without polycarbonate plastic for quite a while and we kept coming back empty-handed. Safe Mama reported that her search had been unsuccessful too. Last week our kids passed around a heavy duty cold, so I dug out our old standby Vicks humidifier. I decided […]
Physical harm such as choking on decorations or playing with the outlet where Christmas lights are plugged in are not the only concerns. Surprisingly, toxic chemicals like lead in PVC trees and lights also play a big role in creating an unsafe environment too. Christmas trees Most artificial trees are made from PVC plastic. Not […]
We’ve been aware of the dangers caused by lead exposure in children for many years now, but you have to wonder how in the world a baby bib could end up contaminated with lead, right? It turns out that lead is almost always tied to the presence of PVC (also called vinyl) in baby bibs. Throughout […]
Safe Mama has put together another one of her famous “Cheat Sheets” to help answer this question: FAQ: BPA and Phthalate Free Bottle Nipples Dear SafeMama,I’ve switched to BPA free bottles but now I am wondering about the bottle nipples. Are they safe? Is there BPA in Silicone? I’ve gotten this question quite a few […]