Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Scary Baby Powder & Lotion

Just when you thought you could avoid the dangers of phthalates* by using special baby bottles and avoiding the plastic toys that go in the mouth here is news that'll hit your baby in the privates. The short version is that in order to reduce your baby's exposure you need to not use lotion or powder except when medically necessary. WOW... There is a reason the European Union restricts the use of phthalates --I think it is time for America to restrict its use too.

*one of the big problems with phthalates is that it has been linked to, among other things, male reproductive malfunction (I was wondering why there is such a need for Viagra these days).

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