Posts Tagged ‘organic cotton’

Fire Retardants Linked to Developmental Problems in Children, Study Says

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011


I can’t help but notice a real concern with the toxicity of fire retardants when I’m reading other’s blogs, articles, online consumer reviews and comments about crib mattresses and other children’s products. (more…)

Does Non-Organic Cotton Contain Pesticide Residues?

Monday, December 13th, 2010


pesticide residueMany parents have questions about cotton. Is regular cotton okay, or should you use organic? The major difference is pesticides – organic cotton is grown without pesticides; regular cotton is grown with (more…)

How the Chemicals in Your Life Are Affecting Your Unborn Children

Sunday, May 30th, 2010


eliminate toxic chemicals if you're pregnantIf you’ve been reading our blog, or keeping up with news items (including a piece on 60 Minutes that aired just a week ago), you will know that many of the items in our everyday lives contain potentially (more…)

Study Links Pesticides to ADHD – Are They in Your Child’s Crib Mattress?

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010


Naturepedic organic cotton crib mattresses no pesticidesYet another study has linked ADHD to chemicals – this time it’s the group of pesticides known as organophosphates. Organophosphates are commonly used on cotton crops, which is why we use only organic cotton (more…)

Organic Cotton Mattress Pads and Quilted Toppers Extend the Life of Your Mattress

Thursday, March 11th, 2010


I was recently reading a forum and noticed a person asking where they could get a mattress pad like those made by Naturepedic (she even included a link to the product) for her own, adult-sized bed. There (more…)

Is Your Baby Bedding Toxic?

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010


shar peiDecades ago, clothing, linens and other textiles were anything but easy-care. The fabrics were heavy and cumbersome to clean, took forever to dry, and had more wrinkles than a Shar Pei. This kept housewives, (more…)

Can A Naturepedic Crib Mattress Help Mom Get More Sleep?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

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When I was pregnant with my son, I had very unreal expectations in the sleep department. I was told the baby would sleep 12 to 15 hours a day and would be eating about every four hours. That added up (more…)

Crib Mattresses – Is It Okay To Use Old Ones?

Monday, October 12th, 2009


old mattressesI was recently reading some blogs online and saw a question about using old crib mattresses instead of getting a new one for an upcoming baby. The mattress they were considering using was actually 20 years (more…)

Q & A: Creating a Toxin-Free Nursery – What’s After Getting an Organic Crib Mattress?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009


Q: I am going to be a new mother in about two months. I am now the proud owner of a Naturepedic crib mattress, but I’m not sure what my next priority should be to make sure our nursery is free of toxins.

A: (more…)

Organic Cotton Industry Takes Off Despite Economy

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009


In an economy that’s only recently showing signs of coming out of a tailspin, you would think every industry would be suffering. However, that’s far from the case. The organic cotton industry, for example, (more…)