Is Your Lifestyle Lowering Your Child’s IQ?

By |November 16, 2015 |

Emerging studies reveal that cumulative, trace amounts of chemicals may be affecting children's brain development.

Face Paint: Is It Worth the Risk?

By |October 5, 2015 |

Face painting has turned into an art form with brushes at the ready to transform your child into the superhero, exotic animal or character of their dreams. Face painters are […]

The Safest Solution to Plastic Bottles

By |August 20, 2015 |

This month, SafBaby is giving a Best Product Award to Lifefactory Reusable Glass Bottles. Specifically, the award is for the bottles with the Classic Cap that allows drinking directly from […]

Safer Crayon Choices for Children

By |July 23, 2015 |

We all know how much children love crayons. Often, it’s not only the first art tool they experience but also their most-used and longest-lasting toy. Their interaction with crayons can […]

Is Your Lifestyle Lowering Your Child’s IQ?

By |March 31, 2015 |

Ten Americans: A Groundbreaking Study

By |February 20, 2015 |

In one of the most revealing and well-delivered talks ever produced,  Ken Cook, co-founder of the Environmental Working Group, recounts how 10 Americans inspired one of the most important environmental campaigns […]

Why It Is Nearly Impossible To Find Safe Babies and Kids Shoes in the US! Part 2

By |November 19, 2013 |

You may be thinking, “Come on now. Can shoes really be that big of a health concern for our children?” But truth be told, the more we research this topic, […]

Do You Know Which Ingredients To Steer Clear Of In Your Kid’s Toothpaste?

By |September 6, 2013 |

Can you relate to this scenario that one of our MACT Award Mama Testers shared below?

“It was always challenging for me to find a toothpaste that didn’t contain all those […]

Toxic Chromium 6 Found In Many Babies and Children’s Leather Shoes

By |August 13, 2013 |

Have you wondered where the leather used for shoes, handbags and belts we and our kids are wearing is coming from? Also, have you wondered why leather is so cheap […]

The Shocking Truth About Children’s Plastic Toys. Read This Before You Buy Another Toy!

By |August 8, 2013 |

We have been investigating toy safety since our children were born, and we started sharing our findings on our blog 6 years ago when we started SAFbaby. The more we […]

Children Leather & Plastic Shoes: Pollutants, As Far As The Eye Can See! Part 1

By |August 1, 2013 |

MOST plastic and leather shoes for babies and children today contain cancer-causing chemicals, allergens and other toxins. It is a very sad truth.

Because of the lack of regulations, anything […]

Are Crocs and Other Foam-Like Kids Shoes/Flip Flops Made of EVA Foam?

By |July 29, 2013 |

The SAFBABY mamas are on a new EVA foam mission, this time we we want to know more about the EVA foam in shoes and if there are any safety […]

The Truth About Sophie the Giraffe and the Recall Rumors

By |July 23, 2013 |

By SafBaby Co-Founder Sandra Blum

The search term ‘Sophie the Giraffe recall’ on Google gets 129,000 results. Wow, that’s a lot!

Sophie was my son’s favorite chewing toy (see photo below) and […]

Should We Stop Worrying About EVA Foam Puzzle Mats?

By |June 27, 2013 |

We feel we needed to do an update on the Foam Mat post especially after we received the following charged comment from a reader’s point of view we do not […]

Why Is There So Much Lead In Our Soil?

By |April 29, 2013 |

Cleanup On Aisle Earth
Lead is no ordinary health concern. Unlike some other heavy metals and toxins, lead doesn’t show any initial signs of poisoning and can be difficult to detect. […]

Silicone Baking Mold Tested! How Safe Are They Really? Not Many Are!

By |April 11, 2013 |

By SafBaby Co-Founder Sandra Blum

Silicone baking molds are inexpensive, take up little space and do not require greasing. But what happens to the silicone when it is heated in the […]

Dental Fillings: Mercury and/or BPA Exposure?

By |March 27, 2013 |

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, July 2012 has raised the awareness and concern about the release and exposure of Bisphenol A (BPA) from […]

A Guide to Non-toxic Baking: Free of Silicone, Non-stick Coating, Plastic and Aluminum

By |February 12, 2013 |

I have always loved to bake. Whether it’s baking mac n’ cheese, chicken, or desserts, I love how easy it is just to plop something into the oven and go […]

From Toxic Toys to Toxic Clothes: Phthalates and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates found in Kids Clothing

By |November 20, 2012 |

Like most of you reading this, I can’t afford to just buy certified organic cotton clothes, and I am always well aware that what I am buying may contain chemicals […]

Non Toxic Homemade Halloween Face Paint Recipe

By |October 19, 2012 |

Does your child’s Halloween costume call for face painting? Or maybe your little one is like mine and just loves to have their face painted. Either way, be careful how […]