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My Newborn’s ‘Baptism’ into a Toxic World: His first bath with J&J Baby shampoo, and the need for the Safe Cosmetics ActNovember 8, 2011
Before the birth of my first child, my husband and I did ALL the research. We read books on pregnancy, fetal development and the birth process. The desire to bring our child into the safest world we could create for him was really the driving force behind these preparations. We searched for mattresses that weren’t treated with harmful chemical flame retardants, diapers that were good for his bottom and for the earth, and baby bath products that were safe and natural . All these plans lead to the most wonderful day of our lives – October 5, 2008 – the birth of our sweet little boy Thomas. It...