Organic Baby Furniture Windham ME

Protect yourself and your baby by opting out of stain-resistant coatings when you buy furniture, go for organic cotton linens and clothing whenever possible, and (if you haven’t already) get rid of your conventional nonstick cookware, because the chemicals easy-clean pots and pans and stain-resistant fabrics contain can affect your baby’s health.

Portland Mattress Makers
(207) 892-7066
889 Roosevelt Trail
Windham, ME
 
Furniture World
(207) 893-8434
8-10 Rockingham Rd
Windham, ME
 
Crockett Interiors
(207) 856-6711
673 Main St
Gorham, ME
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Amity Furniture Refinishing Inc
(207) 781-7710
243 Falmouth Rd
Falmouth, ME
 
Hub Furniture Company
(207) 854-9419
900 Main St
Westbrook, ME
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America's Mattress and Furniture
(207) 892-2887
771 Roosevelt Trail
Windham, ME
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Lake Region Home Furnishings
(207) 856-6711
Lower Main
Gorham, ME
 
Regal Refinishing
(207) 655-6961
10 Brown Rd
Raymond, ME
 
Dimillo L Inc
(207) 781-2745
197 Middle Rd
Falmouth, ME
 
Finely Restored
(207) 829-6915
649 Sligo Rd
North Yarmouth, ME
 
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Ditch Nonstick Now!

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By Nora Simmons

Easy-clean pots and pans and stain-resistant fabrics make everyday chores a lot easier, but what if we told you that the chemicals they contain can affect your baby’s health? Researchers have linked the perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) used in nonstick and stain-resistant coatings to cancer, hormonal disruption, and developmental defects. And a recent University of Massachusetts study found PFCs in the breast milk of every woman tested. The average concentrations were below the maximum set by the British Food Standards Agency Committee (the US hasn’t set any regulations for exposure to PFCs), but researchers note that infants may also be at risk from PFCs from sources other than breast milk.

Protect yourself and your baby by opting out of stain-resistant coatings when you buy furniture, go for organic cotton linens and clothing whenever possible, and (if you haven’t already) get rid of your conventional nonstick cookware. Choose stainless steel, learn to love cast-iron, or check out the new safer nonstick technology. Green Pan, a Belgian company, uses a nonstick coating—Thermolon—that can withstand 800 degrees without posing a danger (at temperatures above 680 degrees, most other nonstick pans release toxic gases and particles). GreenPan is also PFOA-free (the main chemical used to produce nonstick coatings), which reduces manufacturing pollution by up to 50 percent. Pick one up at Target or Crate and Barrel or learn more at green-pan.com

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Author: Nora Simmons

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