Posted on Apr 25 2008 - 9:35am by Christine
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Many commercial disinfecting sprays contain harsh chemicals that may not just be hazardous to the environment, but may be harmful to your baby, too. Considering that babies seem to prefer eating directly from the highchair tray than from a bowl, it makes sense to use a cleaner that contains only natural ingredients. This recipe for a natural highchair cleaning solution...

Chicken… and fruit? It may sound yucky to you, but you might be surprised at just how well this recipe goes down with your baby! For one thing, babies haven’t yet decided which types of food should ‘go’ together – so a sweet/savoury combination is perfectly acceptable. Quite apart from that, however, is the fact that fruits (in this case, grapes) lend themselves very well to meat or poultry dishes. We love the subtle sweetness they provide… and for little ones? Well, it’s baby food heaven! This...

If you or your baby enjoy commercially prepared houmous, then please be aware that Waitrose and Tesco are recalling some of their own brand houmous products because they may contain salmonella. More details of the products involved may be found at the Food Standards Agency website. ...

Toys R Us and Wal-Mart are the latest stores to respond to parents’ concerns over bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles. Although the Food and Drug Administration has NOT recalled baby bottles and other baby care accessories containing BPA, Canada’s announcement at the end of last week that it’s moving towards a total ban on BPA in baby products has raised awareness of this chemical’s potential hazards. Toys R Us has said that all baby products containing BPA should be off its shelves by the end of 2008 and all Wal-Mart...

Beco Baby Butterfly Carriers are being recalled because a fault with the buckles on the shoulder straps means they could release tension unexpectedly. This causes the strap to slip through – which means that a baby could fall from the carrier. The company has received eight reports of the strap slipping through – but, thankfully, no reports of injuries. These...