Indoor air is often much more polluted than outdoor air! Great tips on how to lower the amount of toxins in indoor air – Beware Dry Cleaning Chemicals Dry cleaning solvents can be toxic to breathe. Let dry-cleaned items air outdoors before bringing them inside to prevent chemicals from entering your home. Click Indoor Air Quality […]
Little ones sometimes have a wonderful way of getting better on their own! – Parents of premature babies worry about many things, including an increased risk of asthma. But a large Danish study has found that asthma, common in premature babies, disappears as the children grow older. By the time they are adults, their risk […]
It’s one of the most important rooms in the home! Great ideas on how to make what you use in it and on it safer for the whole family – 9 Steps to a Healthier Kitchen | Healthy Child Healthy World.
Cows or alpacas would work – The findings of the research will be presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich, Germany today. The study suggests that if a baby is exposed to the microbial environment found in animal skin and fur it could derive a degree of protection from asthma and […]
No phthalates in any of our products! We avoid synthetic fragrances entirely and only use the safest certified organic pure essential oils, and only in the safest concentrations for newborns. Why avoiding fragrances is a good thing! – You won’t easily find the word “phthalate” on a label, but the group of sticky chemicals that help […]
With allergies on the up-and-up, another good reason to avoid obsessing with cleaning and using anti-bacterial products – Exposing babies to a dust mite could significantly reduce the risk of developing allergies including asthma and eczema as they get older, according to new research from the UK. Researchers at the NIHR Southampton Respiratory Biomedical Research […]