Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 01, 2012
“Most consumers may not realize many of the products for a nursery can be harmful to a baby’s health, causing sensitivity problems, allergies, and untold future development issues. Fabrics made of plastic fibers coated in chemical dyes and even cotton grown with pesticides and fertilizers are in direct contact with a child. Toys made of plastics and paint often go directly into a baby’s mouth,” said Mary Farrell, Owner, Cherub’s Blanket. “It’s important for new parents to do their research and learn what these products are made of and how they could potentially impact their newborn child.”
Farrell suggests focusing first on the items that come into contact with your newborn on a daily basis…
Cotton clothing labeled as "100 percent certified organic cotton", will be free of these pesticides. Also pay attention to how the fabric has been treated. Organic cotton that has been conventionally dyed or treated with flame retardants, petrochemicals and formaldehyde-based fabric finishes is no better. When choosing a dyed blanket or garment, the label should describe the dye process. “Low-impact” dyes may be better for the environment, but is it better for a baby? A better choice is naturally colored organic cotton items.
Cribs and furniture made from poor quality pressed wood can be a source of fumes that off-gas in a baby's nursery for many years. Choose natural wood furniture that is not treated with formaldehyde.
For a quick view of Cherub’s Blanket products, go to http://youtu.be/70qslNyzzp4 to view a brief one minute video. To see Cherub’s Blanket complete line of organic cotton baby blankets and organic baby items visit http://www.cherubsblanket.com.
Founded in 1996 and based in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Cherub’s Blanket offers organic cotton baby blankets and natural baby item, all handcrafted in the USA. The cotton used in Cherub’s Blanket products is certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Cherub’s Blanket believes in providing the best natural and healthy environment for which a baby may develop and thrive and supports the Cradle to Cradle philosophy: all materials should enrich and benefit the environment through their life cycle, as products are manufactured, used, and naturally return to the earth.