Imperfectly Natural Baby and Toddler: How to Be a Green Parent in Today's Busy World

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This book is for all those parents who want to raise their young children as naturally as possible. From finding the best chemical-free nappy rash cream to treating ailments without drugs, Imperfectly Natural Baby and Toddler will help parents give their babies and toddlers a healthy start to life, while also being kind to the environment.

More 'eco-virgin' than 'eco-warrior', Janey takes an interest in sustainability and doing her bit, albeit imperfectly, and shares her secrets...

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Overview

This book is for all those parents who want to raise their young children as naturally as possible. From finding the best chemical-free nappy rash cream to treating ailments without drugs, Imperfectly Natural Baby and Toddler will help parents give their babies and toddlers a healthy start to life, while also being kind to the environment.

More 'eco-virgin' than 'eco-warrior', Janey takes an interest in sustainability and doing her bit, albeit imperfectly, and shares her secrets and top tips for living holistically with a new family. She'll fast-track you to the best natural treatments, products and ideas to enhance your parenting experience, including: How to help your baby sleep with no tears, Where to get the best eco-nappies, Hassle-free breastfeeding, Easy-to-make organic snacks for your toddler, The best holistic remedies for childhood ailments, Chemical-free skincare for you and your baby, The most effective therapies for an exhausted mother, Where to find the cutest organic clothing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780752885896
  • Publisher: Orion
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 7.14 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     8
From Newborn to Toddler     12
Recovery after birth     14
Breastfeeding     21
Nappies     40
Green clean     51
Baby skin     52
Teeth     62
Baby clothing and bags     65
Baby-wearing and swaddling     69
Sleeping     72
Baby-proofing     86
Baby-signing     94
The birthday party     96
Out of nappies     96
Toys and play     98
Good Food for Mother and Baby     106
Supermarkets     108
Organic?     111
Local produce     112
Food and nutrition for healthy children     115
The sugar rush     124
Snack treats     130
Food allergies     135
Imperfectly Naturally ... Unwell     138
Natural medicine cabinet     139
Colic     139
Fever     140
Coughs and colds     143
Earache     144
Sticky eye and conjunctivitis     144
Tummy upsets     144
Constipation     146
Painsand bruises     146
Cuts and wounds     146
Skin problems     147
Bites and stings     147
Sore lips     147
Burns and scalds     147
Sunburn     147
Teething and toothache     149
Head lice     149
Flower essences     150
To vaccinate or not to vaccinate?     151
Looking After Yourself     152
Skin and hair care     153
Feminine care     159
Keeping fit     162
Therapies     162
Sex     166
Returning to work     168
Childcare options     176
Support     177
Getting what you want from life     178
Another baby?     186
Family Lifestyles     194
Attachment parenting     195
Positive discipline     197
Enjoy your children     198
Sharing and support     198
Family fun     200
Recommended reading     210
Directory     212
Index     220
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