When I came across the NUK glass feeding bottles and reading about how they are free from BPA, I decided to look further into this . I am trying to keep the aspect of safety a priority for baby K.
This made me ask myself; I wonder how many parents are aware of the ‘ dangers of BPA .’
This chemical substance is found very commonly in the plastic bottles, teething toys and pacifiers that are used for babies. Exposing babies to health disorders not only in childhood but in some cases having major effects well into adulthood. In these times of more and more exposure to toxins, almost everywhere we look, we need to be extra vigilant of just what we are exposing our little ones too.
I find myself asking why is being organic good for babies and good to support their developing immune systems. How do we achieve happy insides and a healthy and calm happy baby?
How do we best prevent allergies and common childhood ailments; and how best to bring about Happy Insides! Happy Babies!
It makes sense to me that the less toxic material we expose our babies too, the better chance they have to be healthier. All toxic matter derived either from internal mental stress and combustion, or external environmental exposure does result in the baby’s immune system having to work harder to expel this from the body. If the baby does not manage to expel this toxic material completely, then it results in physical symptoms in the body. For example, allergies such as the most commonly know skin disorders, are frequently seen in children these days.
In my situation living in London, I have no immediate control of the environmental factors of being exposed to the high levels of toxic pollution, bar from moving out of London. In the meantime, what do I do to try and achieve the best for baby K with what is in my control. I decided to do my level best to insure that everything that goes inside and on the outside of baby K, is in as pure and natural state as I can manage. The purer, the less toxic, means baby K does not have to overwork her immune system to expel the toxic material from her body. I can wholeheartedly say to myself that this has been a contributing factor in providing a more sustainable environment for a healthy and calm baby K.
” That which we put inside baby reflects on the outside and that which we put on the outside of baby reflects on the inside ”
Just now watching her sleep is so peaceful, let’s continue giving her the best that nature has to offer.
With baby K’s nappy care, all I have ever used since she was born are organic and natural nappies and baby wipes and so far no rashes or nasty surprises. She is comfortable and happy and has not had any reactions or sensitivity. I am sure this has been a contributing factor for her calmness so far as her body does not have to deal with excess chemicals and toxic matter that is in your regular run of the mill nappies. The organic nappies and wipes are slightly more expensive, but I feel this is worth it if it means she can have extra comfort and her skin can breathe naturally and not clog up.
Not only because it gives baby K, a happy and healthy start in life, but I also see the wider picture and want to play my part in taking responsibility for protecting our environment so I go the extra lengths to not use products that are not environmentally friendly.
I also feel strongly that using environmentally friendly products is contributing to a better life for our children and grandchildren.