You have been nurturing your developing baby inside of your belly throughout your entire pregnancy. You make sure to eat right, go for checkups, rest, avoid alcohol and drugs, and stay away from dangerous off-limit foods like unpasteurized juices and soft cheeses; so, why would you stop when it’s time to birth your baby?
For many expectant mothers, a hospital or birthing center is the destination for delivering their precious baby. Do you know what products your chosen facility will be using on you and your new baby? Do you want your baby’s first interaction with the world to be with products containing concerning ingredients that have been linked to hormonal disruptions, cancer, behavioral problems and reproductive abnormalities? Of course not.
Unfortunately, due to the economic times, lack of knowledge and lax chemical regulations, there are many hazardous chemicals lurking in hospitals and birthing facilities. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics