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Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet Guide to Natural Baby Care: Nontoxic and Environmentally Friendly Ways to Take Care of Your New Child
     

Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet Guide to Natural Baby Care: Nontoxic and Environmentally Friendly Ways to Take Care of Your New Child

by Mindy Pennybacker, Aisha Ikramuddin
 

A friendly, step-by-step parent's resource for safe, practical, and affordable baby care.

No job is more important to you than taking care of your child. Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet understand this, and they want to help. For the last ten years, they've been a leading voice for raising children in natural, nontoxic, and environmentally friendly

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A friendly, step-by-step parent's resource for safe, practical, and affordable baby care.

No job is more important to you than taking care of your child. Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet understand this, and they want to help. For the last ten years, they've been a leading voice for raising children in natural, nontoxic, and environmentally friendly surroundings. Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet Guide to Natural Baby Care puts all of their pioneering research, advocacy, and support right at your fingertips. This wonderfully practical and accessible resource offers straightforward information and simple advice on how to reduce babies' and children's exposure to environmental toxins and embrace safer practices and "greener" products. Engagingly written and clearly organized for quick and easy reference, the book discusses:
* caring for yourself during pregnancy
* eliminating dangerous chemicals from your home
* breast-feeding and bottle-feeding
* affordable organic baby food
* nontoxic rugs, paints, clothing, toys, and furniture
* avoiding pollutants such as pesticides, dust mites, molds, microbes, chemical fumes, and cigarette smoke
* safe soaps, shampoos, and lotions
* environmentally sounder diapers, furniture, and other greener product choices.

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Children's Literature - Leila Toledo
How to childproof your home is a prime consideration of parents when a new baby arrives. In today's world, parents also need to consider environmentally proofing children so that they are protected from chemical exposure both inside and outside of the home. Segments include--how to care for yourself during pregnancy, preparing for the new baby's room, baby equipment, feeding, dressing and keeping baby clean. The appendices higlight various informational and product resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471293330
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/25/1999
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

MOTHERS & OTHERS FOR A LIVABLE PLANET, founded in 1989 by Meryl Streep and other concerned parents, is a national nonprofit educational organization working to promote consumer choices that are healthy, safe, and environmentally sound for families and communities. MINDY PENNYBACKER is editor, and AISHA IKRAMUDDIN is research editor of The Green Guide, the Utne Reader Alternative Press Award-winning newsletter published by Mothers & Others.

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