Still, as easy as it is to use products like disposable diapers and plastic bottle liners, there is no denying that these things are making an impact on the world around us. If your living a greener lifestyle, there are ways to care for your babies while staying environmentally conscious.
In Mindy Pennybacker and Aisha Ikramuddin's book, Guide to Natural Baby Care: Nontoxic and Environmentally friendly Ways to Take Care of Your New Child, from Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet, they give clear guidance on many ways you can take care of your child while making the smallest impact on the world around you.
Guide to Natural Baby Care starts with helpful information and ideas about taking care of yourself during your pregnancy and clearing out harmful chemicals from your home before the baby comes. Then, after your little one is born, they share hints, tips and instructions for breast and bottle feeding, and organic baby food that won't break your bank.
Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet have been advocates for safe and natural environments for children and families for many years. This book focuses not only on the mother and baby, but the whole living space. Along with these basics, they also talk about non-toxic furniture, toys, clothes and paints. They also discuss comment pollutants to avoid and safer and more eco-friendly personal care products and choices.