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
 
The Natural Baby Co
(406) 522-0800
1203 N Rouse Ave
Bozeman, MT
 
Toys R Us
640 S. 24th St.
Billings, MT
 
Blooming Bellies
(406) 314-4020
36 2nd Street East
Kalispell, MT
Alternate Phone Number
406-314-4020
Hours
10:30 - 5:30 M-F; Saturday 11-4

Kid Crossing Inc
(406) 829-8808
3800 S Russell St
Missoula, MT
 
Bibs and Binkies
(406) 585-8800
1500 N. 19th Ave., Suite B
Bozeman, MT
 
Animal Crackers
(406) 538-2424
404 West Main Street
Lewiston, MT
 
All About Memories
(406) 892-1999
3585 Highway 40 West
Columbia Falls, MT
 
Elliott Dean R & Julie
(406) 586-8690
848 Rogers Way
Bozeman, MT
 
Bibs And Binkies
(406) 585-8800
1500 N 19th Ave Ste B
Bozeman, 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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