Healthy Child Healthy World: Creating a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home

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Penguin Group USA, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 321 pages
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Leading medical experts and scientists team up with celebrity activists to help parents detoxify and green their households.

Nothing makes one more keenly aware of health risks lurking in the everyday world than becoming a parent. Most know the importance of using cabinet locks and child gates, but research is showing many more ways we need to be childproofing our homes. Tens of millions of American children now face chronic diseases and illnesses including cancer, autism, asthma, birth defects, ADD/ADHD, allergies, learning and developmental disabilities, as well as a host of lesser but disruptive ailments. And the growing research points to much of the increases on unseen threats wrought by exposure to chemicals in everyday products like cleaning supplies, beauty care and cosmetics, home furnishings, plastics, some foods and toys as contributing to these ailments. With that in mind, the non-profit organization Healthy Child Healthy World offers parents a definitive guide to creating a healthy, nontoxic, and environmentally sound home.

Filled with easy steps and simple solutions to improve family living without wreaking havoc on schedules or budgets, this book includes inspiring ideas for safe, eco-friendly cleaning methods, choosing healthier food, pet and garden care, nursery and home building materials, plus extensive tips for energy saving and family fun. With contributions from environmental science and public-health experts such as Dr. Phil Landrigan, Dr. Harvey Karp and Dr. Alan Greene, as well as many celebrity supporters (including Gwyneth Paltrow, Brooke Shields, Tobey Maguire, Sheryl Crow, Vanessa Williams, and Tom Hanks), Healthy Child Healthy World is the essential guidebook for parents wanting to go green.

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I really wish I would have had this book before I became pregnant with my son (almost three years ago). There is so much that I would have done differently. However, the wonderful thing about this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jenifer - Goodreads

This book has some useful information on how to live a healthier, less toxic life; however, I would have liked more specifics in some areas. I came away feeling like I need to go read and research ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Christopher Gavigan is CEO/Executive Director of Healthy Child Healthy World, the leading non-profit protecting childrenís health from harmful environmental exposures through educational campaigns, prevention awareness, and advocating for protective policies.

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