Baby Cups Boston MA

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.

Hip Baby Gear
(866) 944-7432
80 Washington Street
Marblehead , MA
Alternate Phone Number
866-944-7432

Kiwi Baby
(617) 247-2229
1636 Washington Street
Boston, MA
 
Tadpole
(617) 778-1788
58 Clarendon St
Boston, MA
 
Isis Maternity - Boston
(781) 429-1500
800 Boylston St / Pru Center
Boston, MA
 
buybuyBaby Store #3008
(703) 923-9797
6398 Springfield Plaza
Springfield, VA
 
Milalilu
(617) 965-6505
100 Huntington Ave.
BOSTON, MA
 
Neiman Marcus - Boston #020
(617) 536-3660
5 Copley Place
BOSTON, MA
 
Baby Blossom
(703) 865-4688
3775A Pickett Rd
Fairfax, VA
 
Babies 1st
(443) 539-1420
9525 Berger Road
Columbia, MD
 
Creatoyvity
(508) 543-0607
750 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA
 

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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