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  • The Latest Measles Outbreak Warning. Should We Be Scared?

    The Latest Measles Outbreak Warning. Should We Be Scared?

    You’ve probably heard about the latest headline news that a possible Measles outbreak could hit the US this year. USA Today reported a few weeks ago that the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns folks that the Olympics, in London and the Euro 2012 soccer cup in Poland and Ukraine, will be [...]

    April 6, 2012 | 1 Comment More
  • Welcoming SAFbaby Health Expert Dr. Randall Neustaedter, OMD

    Welcoming SAFbaby Health Expert Dr. Randall Neustaedter, OMD

    SAFbaby was launched in August of 2007  by 2 passionate mothers, Sandra Blum and Samantha Olson. We have been running SAFbaby for almost 5 years and it is our true pleasure to begin welcoming aboard a small team of experts and masters in helping us support our community of readers with the most up-to-date information [...]

    April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments More
  • 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
  • Welcoming SAFbaby Health Expert Andrea Candee, MH, MSC

    Welcoming SAFbaby Health Expert Andrea Candee, MH, MSC

    SAFbaby is incredibly joyful to announce to you today that our panel of Expert Health Advisers has just grown! Our panel of experts has been handpicked by SAFbaby’s founders, Sandra and Samantha, and we feel that this addition to our family makes SAFbaby  an even more invaluable resource for parents and caregivers worldwide! Today we [...]

    March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments More
  • A Fun And Exciting Way To Teach Your Child To Happily Eat Veggies

    A Fun And Exciting Way To Teach Your Child To Happily Eat Veggies

    Want an exciting way to teach your children to eat healthy? Really, can you imagine: you sit down to the dinner table, and it is fun to be at your child’s side with a plate of fresh veggies as your child joyfully eats them? If your child does not enjoy eating a large variety of [...]

    March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More
  • Can Whole Grains/Whole Wheat Really Contribute To Tooth Decay?

    Can Whole Grains/Whole Wheat Really Contribute To Tooth Decay?

    We’ve recently published a very controversial article about ‘Healing Tooth Decay Naturally’.  It’s an interview that has sparked a lot of negative comments…especially regarding the ‘whole grain/sprouted grain’ theory. You can see some of the comments on our FB page here. We felt we would greatly appreciate to hear Dr. Murray Clarke’s opinion (SAFbaby’s Expert [...]

    March 6, 2012 | 0 Comments More
  • Hydrogen Peroxide: Treats Colds Naturally And Can Be Used As An Effective Natural Home and Produce Cleaner

    Hydrogen Peroxide: Treats Colds Naturally And Can Be Used As An Effective Natural Home and Produce Cleaner

    When I compare the cost of one of the all natural cleaners that I use (made right here on the island I live on) to the cost of these 2 natural ingredients: vinegar and hydrogen peroxide, I see a huge savings. What also excites me about the tips below is the wide range of ways [...]

    March 1, 2012 | 0 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
  • How To Lower Your Family’s Exposure To Aluminum, Because It Hides In Sneaky Places

    How To Lower Your Family’s Exposure To Aluminum, Because It Hides In Sneaky Places

    Last week we shared our article Alarming Levels Of Aluminum In Infant Formulas And Other Foods Still Unregulated: FAQ with Aluminum Expert. In that article we interviewed Christopher Exley, a Biologist with a PhD in the ecotoxicology of aluminum from the University of Stirling. If you have not checked out that post please do, there [...]

    February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments More
  • Heart Opening Insights To Help Your Child Develop Genuine And Long Lasting Happiness

    Heart Opening Insights To Help Your Child Develop Genuine And Long Lasting Happiness

    This article that we share with you today is from Sean Platt, a father and an author. The topic covered is a very important one: How To Raise A Happy Child. Here at SAFbaby we are passionate about covering topics that have to do with keeping our children surrounded in the healthiest of environments. Many [...]

    February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Natural Remedies

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 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
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

Allergies

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 | 8 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
False Claims That DHA in Organic and Non-Organic Infant Formula Is Safe

False Claims That DHA in Organic and Non-Organic Infant Formula Is Safe

It breaks my heart that infant formula companies have been trying to persuade women for years that an infant formula is superior to breast milk. It is even more sad to know that their ploy has affected some women’s decision not to breast feed!  (I was a formula fed baby, and my mother was lead [...]

July 4, 2011 | 6 Comments More

Fluoride

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
Children and Fluoride FAQ – A Must Read For Every Parent!

Children and Fluoride FAQ – A Must Read For Every Parent!

There is plenty of conversation happening these days on fluoride and the potential dangers/benefits of supplementing this into our children’s daily/dentist-visit routine.  With all that is being said, we really wanted to repost this amazing article about children and fluoride for you today.  Please make sure you read all the comments from past readers and [...]

September 2, 2011 | 9 Comments More
12 Things Your Child Should Avoid

12 Things Your Child Should Avoid

It can be overwhelming when you begin to learn about all the toxins that surround your child on a daily basis.   We truly believe that making a few small changes will make a profound impact on the short AND long term health and well being of our babies and kids. If you are looking [...]

January 4, 2010 | 7 Comments More

Vaccines

The Latest Measles Outbreak Warning. Should We Be Scared?

The Latest Measles Outbreak Warning. Should We Be Scared?

You’ve probably heard about the latest headline news that a possible Measles outbreak could hit the US this year. USA Today reported a few weeks ago that the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns folks that the Olympics, in London and the Euro 2012 soccer cup in Poland and Ukraine, will be [...]

April 6, 2012 | 1 Comment 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 | 11 Comments More
Measles Questions NOT Addressed By Mainstream Media

Measles Questions NOT Addressed By Mainstream Media

It was reported in the press a few weeks ago that a 26 year old man in Germany died of measles.  Europe, especially France, has been hit by a major outbreak of measles, which the U.N. health agency is blaming on the failure to vaccinate all children. The World Health Organization said that France had [...]

June 15, 2011 | 3 Comments More

Autism

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 | 11 Comments More
Measles Questions NOT Addressed By Mainstream Media

Measles Questions NOT Addressed By Mainstream Media

It was reported in the press a few weeks ago that a 26 year old man in Germany died of measles.  Europe, especially France, has been hit by a major outbreak of measles, which the U.N. health agency is blaming on the failure to vaccinate all children. The World Health Organization said that France had [...]

June 15, 2011 | 3 Comments More
What you eat may increase your child’s chance of developing Autism

What you eat may increase your child’s chance of developing Autism

According to a recent body of research from UC Davis Medical Center, a child that is conceived between December and March has a greater chance of developing Autism than a child conceived April through November. The study covered a total of 6.6 million children, born in California, followed from conception to age 6. The researchers [...]

May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More

GMO

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
Keep These 5 Things Out Of Your Child’s Lunchbox

Keep These 5 Things Out Of Your Child’s Lunchbox

Watching our children grow into confident little beings is so touching and it brings so much of our joy to parenting.  Bringing my daughter to kindergarten has become one of those milestones for our family recently.  My daughter just started kindergarten!  Oh my goodness, what a transition.  She’s doing so great and I am really [...]

August 19, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Other Recent Posts

Gasp! MSG in “Healthy” Foods

Gasp! MSG in “Healthy” Foods

As consumers become more aware of what they are putting into their bodies, marketing companies have become savvier. Most of us know that MSG is a harmful chemical found in many fast and pre-packaged foods. “MSG-free” has become a popular label on foods geared toward the health-conscious consumer. What the majority of the population may [...]

March 7, 2014 | 0 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 | 0 Comments More
Treating Children With Cat Scratch Disease Naturally

Treating Children With Cat Scratch Disease Naturally

I found the most adorable kitten, about 2 weeks old, in a cardboard box at a grocery store. When I opened the box the cutest, blonde haired, blue eyed kitten looked up at me and I feel in love. Needless to say, I took her home and my family feel in love too. We bathed [...]

January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Which Cookware Is Really The Safest?

Which Cookware Is Really The Safest?

Last July we posted an article by Jamey Lacy-July titled, “Is Silicone In Baby Products And Bakeware Really Safe?” It is a very informative article addressing the astonishing numbers of toxins that hide in silicone baby products and bakeware. We also received lots of questions around the safety of stainless steel and aluminum cookware from [...]

January 20, 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
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 | 2 Comments More
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