Monthly Archives: April 2012

What is the difference between antimicrobial and antibacterial?

Difference between Antimicrobial and Antibacterial As a manufacturer of antimicrobial baby products, we are frequently asked the difference between antibacterial and antimicrobial. Antibacterial is certainly a more familiar term than antimicrobial, but what do these labels really mean? Antibacterial An antibacterial, or antibacterial agent is a product that kills (and prevents the growth or reproduction […]

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How to Protect your Baby from Germs: 5. Protect your baby from Ingesting Germs

To Protect Your Baby from Germs Transmitted by Ingestion: Ingestion of germs occurs when contaminated food or beverages are eaten or imbibed. Breastfeeding: Make sure to eat healthily if you are breastfeeding. Eating foods like vegetables, fruits and lean meats will boost your baby’s immunity via the antibodies passed along in your milk. Unfinished Food: […]

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How to Protect your Baby from Germs: 4. Protect your baby from Airborne Germs

To Protect Your Baby from Germs Transmitted by Airborne Contact: Airborne contact occurs when germs are breathed in from the air. The air inside your house is likely much more polluted than the air outside. We’ve all heard or used the expression, “stale air.” Indoors, the volume of air is limited and anytime you or […]

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How to Protect your Baby from Germs: 3. Protect your baby from Indirect Contact Germs

To Protect Your Baby from Germs Transmitted by Indirect-Contact: Indirect-Contact occurs by touching an item or surface (carpeting, doorknobs, dirty dishes, etc.) that is infected with germs. These tips will help reduce your baby’s indirect-contact with germs. Shoes: Leave your shoes at the door. On any typical sidewalk you’ll find traces of urine and feces […]

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How to Protect your Baby from Germs: 2. Protect your baby from Direct Contact Germs

To Protect Your Baby from Germs Transmitted by Direct-Contact: Direct-contact is by far the most common way to spread germs. Direct-contact requires some form of touch – such as brushing the hand of someone who is sick. Hand-Washing: The most important and effective way to avoid direct-contact germs is regular hand washing. Make it a […]

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How to Protect your Baby from Germs: 1. How germs are spread.

Bringing your baby home from the hospital can be both exciting and scary. Newborns are especially susceptible to infections, and in your home there resides a plethora of malevolent microbes such as bacteria, viruses, mold and mildew. These germs love your baby as much as you do! To protect your newborn from these invisible and […]

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