Baby Cups Billings MT

As concern about toxic chemicals leaching from plastic baby products mounts, parents are examining everything that goes into the mouths of their babes. Infants and young children, with their developing reproductive systems, are particularly susceptible to BPA exposure.

Toys R Us
640 S. 24th St.
Billings, MT
 
Toys R Us
640 S. 24th St.
Billings, MT
 
Animal Crackers
(406) 538-2424
404 West Main Street
Lewiston, MT
 
The Children's Place
(406) 728-2246
2901 Brooks St Ste D11
Missoula, MT
 
Ellie Blue
(406) 728-8889
328 E Pine St
Missoula, MT
 
Bibs and Binkies
(406) 585-8800
1500 N. 19th Ave., Suite B
Bozeman, MT
 
The Natural Baby Co
(406) 522-0800
1203 N Rouse Ave
Bozeman, MT
 
Jack And Jill Children'S Consignment
(406) 755-1488
328 Main St
Kalispell, MT
 
Happy Mama
(406) 493-0819
736a S. First St. W.
Missoula, MT
 
Char'S Kids Closet
(406) 257-6301
3318 US Highway 2 E
Kalispell, MT
 

In Search of the Safest Sippy

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As concern about toxic chemicals leaching from plastic baby products mounts, parents are examining everything that goes into the mouths of their babes. The reason for alarm: a recent report suggesting that significant (read dangerous) levels of bisphenol-A (BPA) can be found not only in baby bottles, but many other beverage containers. The report links BPA with genital abnormality, breast cancer, and obesity. Canada, in fact, just declared the chemical toxic.

Infants and young children, with their developing reproductive systems, are particularly susceptible to BPA exposure. “BPA does have an estrogenic influence, and it’s not wise to expose infants to chemicals that may alter their hormones,” says David Carpenter, director of the Institute for Health and Environment at the University of Albany in New York.

Why take the risk when you can sip pretty with a BPA-free cup? One tip: Avoid cups with a No. 7 recycling code. For more info go to www.chej.org/BPA_Website.htm.

Here’s a roundup of our favorite, BPA-free sippy cups:

Klean Kanteen: (12 oz, $17.95; kleankanteen.com ) Stainless steel and polypropylene cap. Excellent for purists. The Safe Sippy: (11 oz, $14.95; thesafesippy.com) Stainless steel; polypropylene cap. The rubber outer sleeve prevents denting and also provides insulation.

BornFree Training Cup: (7 oz, $9.99; newbornfree.com ) Made from polypropylene, this cup has a special spout to ease the transition from bottle to cup.

Thinkbaby trainer cup: (9 oz, $8.99; thinkbabybottles.com ) Made from polyether sulfone (PES), a high-quality, medical-grade plastic, the cup and packaging are specifically tested for phthalates, PVC, and lead, as well as BPA.

For four more safe sippy cups, go to www.naturalsolutionsmag.com .

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