Sun and Sunscreen Safety!

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The summer heat is approaching…time to slather on sunscreen when out to play. Babies under 6 months should not wear sunscreen and should be kept in the shade as much as possible. If you do need to sunscreen on a baby, use it sparingly. While it is okay to apply sunscreen to babies older then 6 months, use with caution.

Toxic Ingredients In Baby Bath and Body Products

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Did you know that 60% of what you put on your skin is absorbed directly into your bloodstream? This means that all those products we are putting on our baby are not necessarily safe and can actually be dangerous to their long term health. Studies show that some ingredients found in personal care products have an adverse affect on the fully developed adult endocrine and nervous systems.

FDA Officially Bans BPA in Baby Bottles and Children’s Cups

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Today, Tuesday, July 17, 2012 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially stated that baby bottles and children’s drinking cups will no longer contain BPA (biphenol A).

STOP Using Teething Gels on Babies!

A new warning was released by the FDA about teething gels for babies.

All Natural Toothpaste and Gel for Babies and Children

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Branam Smiles makes all natural toothpastes for children. Using the all natural ingredient xylitol, the toothpaste and gel are safe for babies and kids to swallow.

Lifenest Sleeping System

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Parents of newborns are surrounded by so many fears and unknowns, SIDS, flat head syndrome etc. The fear of SIDS is eased by putting your baby to sleep on their back, keeping toys and loose blankets away from a baby etc. Now the issue of flat head syndrome (Plagiocephaly) can be resolved by the UbiMed […]

Breast Pump Buying Guides

Choosing the right breast pump is a complicated process. There are manual pumps, electric pumps, (hospital-grade pumps), and battery-powered breast pumps. So how do you decide which pump to buy? Well before you get too overwhelmed, read this guide by the FDA. Breast pumps are medical devices regulated by the FDA so this guide breaks down […]