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Are Public Restroom Changing Tables Really Dangerous?

Contributed by Vicky Bell Although my own 3 children are grown, my career, (formerly teaching, currently a hodge-podge of art, workshops and volunteerism) continues to put me in the direct path of parents doing the best they can to raise their babies in a complicated world. So when I saw this video exposing the nasty […]

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Are antibacterial products safe for my baby?

Antibacterial products and your baby: Time and time again, doubts and questions have been raised regarding the safety of antibacterial and antimicrobial products for babies, toddlers and children. The widespread scientific assertion is that these products kill bacteria and help prevent infection. This is undoubtedly true when it comes to hospital and industrial use. However, […]

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New Moms at Risk for Bacteria

It’s a scary world out there. Two cases of flesh eating bacteria have been reported recently in South Carolina. The most recent case affects a new mom of twins. No one knows exactly how she contracted the disease but it is most commonly spread through open wounds or cuts – from bacteria which often lives […]

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Magical Mother’s Day Giveaway Hop: May 7-14, 2012

Mother’s Day is around the corner and we ALL know someone who could benefit from time-saving tools – like hooded towels and travel changing pads that “wash themselves” and help protect baby from germs! If you’re looking for unique Mother’s Day gifts, especially for new moms, click here to shop our antimicrobial line of baby […]

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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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