Baby Cups Wendell NC

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.

Beanie & Cecil Baby
(919) 821-7985
121 Seaboard Ave.
RALEIGH, NC
 
Babies "R" Us
(919) 790-2229
3501 Capital Boulevard,
Raleigh, NC
Hours

Sun 10:00am-7:00pm
Mon-Fri 9:30am-9:30pm
Sat 9:00am-9:30pm

Toads and Tulips
(866) 666-7482
306 South White Street
Wake Forest, NC
 
Artman Michael S MD
(919) 786-5001
2406 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC
 
Berry Chris Lpa
(919) 786-5001
2406 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC
 
Babies R Us
3501 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh, NC
 
Babies R Us 8889 - Raleigh
(919) 790-2229
3501 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh, NC
 
Rosenberry Rooms
(919) 803-4083
709 Hills Borough St
Raleigh, NC
 
Blue Ridge Pediatrics LLP
(919) 782-0021
3124 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC
 
Allen Louis D MD Faap
(919) 782-0021
3124 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC
 

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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