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The Truth About Sophie the Giraffe and the Recall Rumors

By |January 30, 2017 |Baby Accessories, Chemicals in Products, Latest Posts, Toys & Activities|

Sophie the Giraffe is making headlines again after photos of mold inside the popular teething toy went viral when they were published on the goodhousekeeping website. Pediatric dentist, Dana Chianese, [...]

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Is Silicone In Baby Products And Bakeware Really Safe?

By |July 28, 2011 |Baby Accessories, Chemicals in Products, Food Gear, Illnesses & Infections, Kitchen|

By SafBaby Founders Sandra Blum and Samantha Fox Olson In October of 2010 we raised the question, "Is Silicone Safe?"  If you haven't read this article, we suggest you check [...]

A Natural Way To Soothe A Fussy, Cranky, or Sleepy Baby

By |March 15, 2011 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Baby Accessories, MACT Award Winners, Natural Remedies, Product Reviews, Toys & Activities|

Now, thanks to HABA, parents have a safe and natural plush toy that soothes a fussy, cranky, or sleepy baby and child! The HABA Spelt Cushion Cotti is" a life-saver" [...]

Boba: A Modern And Eco-Friendly Baby Carrier That Is Truly Unique!

By |February 10, 2011 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Baby Accessories, Gear, MACT Award Winners, Product Reviews|

Boba Organic 2G Carriers are a modern and eco-friendly, soft structured way to comfortably wear any child 15-45 lbs. This innovative carrier was loved by each and every mom tester from MACT Awards for a multitude of reasons which lead to their awards of both the Excellence Award and the Green Award!  Both of these Awards are prestigious and respectable because they not easily deserved, so have fun reading all about what makes this product so fantastic. The Boba Organic 2G Carrier improves on the conventional baby carriers by bringing some very unique and patent pending features to their certified organic cotton baby wearing pack. This carrier was loved by moms, dad and children alike because of some features that are unique to Boba 2G alone. The Boba 2G Carrier comforted fussy toddlers, making running errands in town much more convenient.  Families also enjoyed hiking and walking in nature with their child more often because it is comfortable for both parent and child.  The removable, patent-pending foot straps rock.  One mama says, “These straps put knees at hip level for proper leg support for children around 2+ years. I found these helped my daughter for a more comfortable ride on longer outings.”  And another mama loved the hood, “”I felt very much at ease and covered breast feeding my little girl on the beach using the hoody.” In a world full of baby wearing devices, the Boba 2G is unique! […]

Patemm Changing Pad Wins Prestigious Award

By |January 20, 2011 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, Baby Accessories, Diapering, Gear, MACT Award Winners, Product Reviews|

The Patemm Laminated Cotton Changing Pad is a revolutionary, chemical free changing pad. Free of: PVC, BPA, formaldehyde, phthaltes, and latex, this round changing pad will blow your mind! Honestly, our panel of mommy testers had no idea what an amazing product this would be until they got their babies onto it for the first time. Now, any other changing pad they ever thought of using seems juvenile.  One mama even said, “I didn’t realize how ridiculously small and awkward my original small rectangle changing pad is until I used the Patemm pad.”  The Patemm Laminated Cotton Round Changing Pad offers something to diaper changes that no other changing pad can mess with. Lets find out more about why Patemm Laminated Cotton Changing Pad is a safer alternative! And then we also are super excited to share why all the mamas who got their hands on this product love it! […]

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Is Silicone Safe?

By |October 18, 2010 |Baby Accessories, Chemicals in Products, Food Gear|

Interview by SafBaby Founders Sandra Blum and Samantha Fox Olson We have received a couple of questions from a reader who has some concerns with silicone. We received these questions through Facebook [...]

My Favorite Safe and Natural Teething Toy

By |January 14, 2010 |0-1 yr, Baby Accessories, Product Reviews, Toys & Activities|

My son is little over 4 months old and he’s sucking and chewing anything he can get his hands on. I bought him a bunch of wooden rings, cloth toys and safe plastic teethers, but all he wants is his Sophie the Giraffe. He usually drops toys a few seconds after he chews on them but not Sophie, it is the only toy that stays in his hands for more than 5 minutes! Mommy also appreciates Sophie’s help to keep  little guy happy in the car, crib and even in the bath tub! Below are my top 10 reason, why Sophie the Giraffe is so fabulous and simply irresistible! […]

This PVC-Free, BPA Free, Lead Free, and Phthalate Teething Toy For Baby Is A Genius Idea!

By |August 3, 2009 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, Baby Accessories, For Mom, MACT Award Winners, Product Reviews|

This PVC, phthalate, latex, BPA and lead free teething toy from Smart Mom is truly a smart invention.  Practical, a safe alternative to plastic chew toys (and a safe alternative to chewing on metal and beaded jewelry) and stylish! Yep, stylish!  This chew toy doubles as a fun necklace for mom, and a teething toy for baby.  Teething Bling®, this trendy teething jewelry, was inspired by babies who like to tug on women’s jewelry. And any mom can tell you, from experience of babies pulling and mouthing their jewelry, that this is an ingenious idea! […]

Safe Eco-friendly Toy/Teether For Baby

By |July 15, 2008 |0-1 yr, Baby Accessories, MACT Award Winners, Product Reviews, Toys & Activities|

It was love at first touch for me! Having this [tag] natural doll [/tag] in my hands feels really good. Not to mention: what a great safe alternative to those toxic stuffed animals that typically end up in our landfills. Numerous pieces of brightly colored and patterned leftover fabrics are sewn together in rings attached to a fun animal head (choose from bear, bunny, elephant or puppy doll). The textures that come from the folded and layered limbs are so uniques and wonderful. We also love that the cutest cuddle [tag] toys [/tag] have been lovingly crafted from scraps that would otherwise be unwanted additions to our landfills. […]

Product Review: Swaddle Designs Organic Ultimate Receiving Blanket

By |March 23, 2008 |0-1 yr, Baby Accessories, Nursery, Product Reviews|

There are a few important things to look for in "the ultimate swaddle blanket." And as I know from experience, not all baby blankets live up to meeting all of [...]