Healthier Alternatives for Your Baby

Sharon Buchalter

Posted on April 30 2019

Healthier Alternatives for Your Baby

Nobody embodies the name “Momma Bear” better than you.

Your baby is your world. You provide protection, cuddles, boo-boo kisses, warmth, and lots of laughter.

You search the internet for answers when your baby is sick, call your sisters for sleeping advice, and try your very best to keep baby happy and healthy 24/7.


However, when parents buy diapers, clothes, or other items, worries of price and easy accessibility typically come first— putting thoughts of whether or not the products are actually healthy for baby on the back burner.

 

 

Did you know it only takes about 30 seconds for the ingredients in your lotion or sunscreen to enter into your bloodstream?

That means all those toxic fillers and unnatural ingredients that are in baby products (even popular ones) will be sinking into your baby’s body in a matter of seconds. Even the detergent you use to wash your baby’s clothes can sink into their skin.

What goes into your baby’s body can be just as important as what goes onto your baby’s body, like lotions, soap, diapers, and clothing. Consider changing a few things for your baby in order to find a healthier, more natural approach to diaper changes, bath time, and dinnertime.

 

 

Here is a list of items and their healthier alternatives you should consider upgrading to protect your little one:

Diapers

At Little Toes™ we create products with baby in mind. Our diapers biodegrade in 180 days, compared to other diapers that take 500 years! They are also made from organic bamboo fibers that are soft and gentle on your baby’s bum.

 

 

Rash Cream & Sunscreen

You can trust our products because they are chlorine, latex, alcohol, phthalates, and additive FREE! Our diapers, wipes, baby rash cream, sunscreen, and changing pads are all made from Mother Earth’s natural materials.

 

 

Laundry Detergent

Dreambly™ is an all-in-one laundry detergent and dryer sheet. It also acts as a whitener, brightener, and stain remover. These sheets are 100% organic and biodegradable, making them safe for your whole family, including your baby’s delicate skin.

 

 

Soap & Lotion

You want your baby to be clean and smell delicious without all the harsh chemicals and unnatural fragrances. The Honest Co.™ does a great job of combining safe ingredients and delicious smells into children’s lotions and soaps.

 

 

Food

Your baby needs healthy food to fuel her ever-growing body. When you make the food yourself, you’ll know all the natural ingredients that go into it. The cookbook, Real Baby Food by Jenna Helwig is filled with natural, healthy, and fresh recipes for baby and toddler food. There are even some recipes for the whole family!

 

We’ve updated the phrase “You are what you eat,” into “You are what you eat, drink, breathe, and put on your body,” because IT’S TRUE!

Make these small changes, even one at a time, and notice improvements in your baby’s well-being.

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