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American Academy of Pediatrics: "Diapers: Disposable or Cloth?" "Baby Bottles and Bisphenol-A (BPA)," "Bathing Your Newborn," "Cleaning Baby Clothes," "Toy Safety."
Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics, Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units: "Check the Kind of Plastics You Use."
California Childcare Health Program: "Banning Chemicals Called Phthalates in Childhood Products."
Center for Health, Environment and Justice: "Volatile Vinyl: The New Shower Curtain's Chemical Smell."
DrGreene.com: "Make Your Own Pop-Up Cloth Wipes."
Energystar.gov: "Clothes Washers."
Environmental Working Group: "EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides."
EPA: "An Introduction to Indoor Air Quality – Volatile Organic Compounds," "Pesticides and Food: Why Children May be Especially Sensitive to Pesticides," "Phthalates TEACH Chemical Summary."
Healthy Child Healthy World: "10 Fruits and Vegetables to Buy Organic."
La Leche League: "Are Used Breast Pumps a Good Idea? Issues to Consider."
March of Dimes: "Environmental Risks and Pregnancy."
Minnesota Department of Health: "Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Your Home."
National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Should I Purchase Organic Foods?"
National Network for Child Care: "Making Baby Food."
News release, La Leche League International.
NYU Medical Center: "HealthWise: Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals, Cosmetics and Radiation."
Organization of Teratology Information Specialists: "Pesticides and Pregnancy," "Hair Treatments and Pregnancy."
Sathyanarayana, S. Pediatrics, February 2008.
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services: "Tips for Using Infant and Child Safety Seats."
University of Mary Washington: "Green Cleaning."
West Virginia University Extension Service: "Home Products: Environmentally Toxic or Safe?"
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