Category: 0-1 yr

Protect Your Family Against Ticks and Lyme Disease Without Using Chemicals

Protect Your Family Against Ticks and Lyme Disease Without Using Chemicals

We have just welcomed aboard Andrea Candee, MH, MSC to our panel of SAFbaby Health Experts and today she is covering a topic that I am personally hearing more and more about lately, lyme disease. My dearest friend has a daughter that has lyme disease, I just had a detailed conversation with another mother a couple [...]

March 29, 2012 | 2 Comments More
Can We Heal and Prevent Tooth Decay Naturally with Food?

Can We Heal and Prevent Tooth Decay Naturally with Food?

It’s pretty amazing how our skin repairs itself after an injury. Do our teeth have the same ability? At our last dental check up with my 2 kids, I asked our dentist if a tooth decay can heal by itself. He looked at my like I was crazy (maybe my 5 year old daughter should [...]

February 27, 2012 | 5 Comments More
Alarming Levels Of Aluminum In Infant Formulas And Other Foods Still Unregulated: FAQ with Aluminum Expert

Alarming Levels Of Aluminum In Infant Formulas And Other Foods Still Unregulated: FAQ with Aluminum Expert

In 2010 Dr. Christoper Exley, Professor in Bioinorganic Chemistry, and his team at Keele University examined 16 branded, ready-made and powdered milks for infants and found concentrations of aluminum were up to 40 times higher than are present in breast milk and several times higher than are allowed in drinking water. Over a year after [...]

February 2, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Monkey Tyz Puts A Stop To The Unbuckling Of Chest Clips On Car Seats

Monkey Tyz Puts A Stop To The Unbuckling Of Chest Clips On Car Seats

Monkey Tyz gets a unanimous thumbs up and wins the prestigious MACT Excellence Award for being a product that parents can trust in to keep their little Houdinis securely fastened in their car seats. I mean really, is there any other cargo as precious as your child? And according to a fairly recent Yale University [...]

January 31, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Can Children Benefit from Bach Flower Remedies?

Can Children Benefit from Bach Flower Remedies?

In my native Switzerland Bach Flower Remedies are very popular and can be found in every pharmacy and health food store. They supposedly can help not only adults but also children deal with unpleasant and negative emotions and bring back positive feelings. We asked Shelley McQuerter, owner and director of Learn Homeopathy Now (see her [...]

January 13, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Baby Interrupted: 7 Ways To Build Your Child’s Focus and Attention Span

Baby Interrupted: 7 Ways To Build Your Child’s Focus and Attention Span

We’re excited to share this excellent post with you by Janet Lansbury. Paying attention doesn’t come naturally, so these 7 tips to foster a long attention span are a great daily reminder for every parent.  Janet Lansbury is a parenting adviser, writer and teacher. She has served on the board of directors of Resources for [...]

January 9, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Our Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2011

Our Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2011

With 365 posts in our database, SAFbaby is a powerful source of information.  We have something that every parent in the world can benefit from reading! Our topics cover everything from apple juice to vaccines and because we are mothers ourselves, we are always looking for the SAFEST ALTERNATIVES and the most natural and effective [...]

December 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More
What Do All The Marks and Symbols On Toy Packages Mean?

What Do All The Marks and Symbols On Toy Packages Mean?

Do you know what labels to look for when you purchase a toy for Christmas?  This article will help you! Toy safety symbols are located on the packaging of our babies and children’s toys, and sometimes on the toy as well. Have you ever wondered what they mean? We have! So we have done some [...]

December 15, 2011 | 3 Comments More
Is Your Vegan/Vegetarian Child At Risk Of A B12 Deficiency?

Is Your Vegan/Vegetarian Child At Risk Of A B12 Deficiency?

I recently read an article in a Swiss Newspaper where doctors are increasingly alarmed at how many vegan & vegetarian babies and children get seriously ill due to a Vitamin B12 deficiency. Doctors in this article say that parents often replace cow’s milk with soy or almond milk and steak with tofu but forget the [...]

December 13, 2011 | 1 Comment More
How to get rid of Pinworms: Conventional and Natural Treatments for Children and Adults

How to get rid of Pinworms: Conventional and Natural Treatments for Children and Adults

Yep, what a topic, pinworms!  This one hits close to home because my precious little kindergartener recently just detoxed from pinworms. You can imagine my internal horror when I saw a small little worm in her poop.  How did I see it you probably ask?  Well, we were out in nature and with no rest [...]

December 6, 2011 | 1 Comment More
The Latest on EVA Foam Puzzle Mats and Why They’re Still Not Safe For Your Baby

The Latest on EVA Foam Puzzle Mats and Why They’re Still Not Safe For Your Baby

We wanted to give you our latest update on the EVA (Ethylenvinylacetat) Foam Puzzle Mats. We were the first blog in the US reporting the recall on EVA foam mats last year and we have received plenty of emails from you all since. EVA can be produced very cheaply, that’s why it’s so widely used [...]

November 29, 2011 | 12 Comments More
Safe Alternative and Non-toxic Head Lice and Flea Treatment That Works

Safe Alternative and Non-toxic Head Lice and Flea Treatment That Works

My daughter started kindergarten this year and we have already received one phone call notifying me that her dear friend has contracted head lice, a full search done at their school on all the kids heads because of this incident, and a note from her gymnastics club that ukus (the hawaiian word for head lice) [...]

November 24, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Is Supplementing Baby Formula With DHA Necessary And Safe?

Is Supplementing Baby Formula With DHA Necessary And Safe?

We received this comment regarding DHA in formula from a concerned mama and asked our Health Advisor Dr. Murray Clarke to respond below. “My daughter was one of those babies that had a serious issue with DHA in formula. She projectile vomited several times a day for the first 6 months of her life. I [...]

November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Vaccine Mania: News You Won’t Get From The Mainstream Media

Vaccine Mania: News You Won’t Get From The Mainstream Media

I’ve read a fantastic article posted this spring by The Alliance for Natural Health USA (ANH-USA) and had to share it with our SAFbaby readers. It’s about the Billion Dollar Vaccine Market and the cozy relationship with the FDA, fraudulent studies showing Vaccines are safe and the new controversial use of human DNA in vaccines. [...]

November 4, 2011 | 12 Comments More
Natural Ways to Keep Kids Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

Natural Ways to Keep Kids Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

The return to school marks the major shift in every child’s life-year. New friends, new learning, new teachers, a host of changes and new experiences. It is also a time of changes in season, climate and daily schedule. Perhaps due to all of these reasons – and the major one of increased contact with lots [...]

October 25, 2011 More
One Simple Tip That Will Have Your Toddler Cooperating With You And Feeling Proud

One Simple Tip That Will Have Your Toddler Cooperating With You And Feeling Proud

I am 100% at my very worst with my daughter when we are running late and I am scurrying around the house trying to get it together to get out the door. Can you relate? I will never forget the time we were driving down the road and my daughter reminded me so sweetly, “We [...]

October 20, 2011 | 2 Comments More
Do You Have Fever Phobia? This Article Can Help.

Do You Have Fever Phobia? This Article Can Help.

Did you know that fever is one of the most common reasons that parents seek medical attention for their children? This article by Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, educates parents on what a fever truly is, why it can be important, how to take care of it naturally, and she additionally addresses other concerns with fevers too. [...]

October 14, 2011 | 3 Comments More
Part 2: Why Babies and Children are Most Vulnerable to GMO

Part 2: Why Babies and Children are Most Vulnerable to GMO

Are we experimenting with our babies and GMO? The more we learn, the more SAFbaby thinks the answer, sadly, is yes. You will find yourself amazed at where GMO hides. And after reading this article, you will understand why our babies and children are developing allergies, a resistance to antibiotics, and what is negatively influencing [...]

October 7, 2011 | 10 Comments More
Part 1: The Truth About GMO

Part 1: The Truth About GMO

Our first GMO Awareness article came out in 2008, 3 years ago! Wow time flies. Did you know that October is GMO Awareness Month? It actually amazes me that there are still plenty of people out there who have no idea what GMO is.  If you are one of those people, the time is NOW [...]

October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Healthy Poop, Healthy Child: Where Food Allergies Can First Be Detected

Healthy Poop, Healthy Child: Where Food Allergies Can First Be Detected

The suggestion that a parent first look at their child’s stool to find signs of food allergies seems completely rational.  In the article below, submitted to us by Rebecca Wood, she tells more about the root cause of some types of skin rash, foul smelling stool and food allergies. We additionally like the way that [...]

September 22, 2011 | 1 Comment More

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