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TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION : Why Raise Baby Green? CHAPTER ONE : The Womb Make sure your unborn baby receives the best possible nutrition and other vital elements through the green choices you make in your diet and lifestyle. Learn about the crucial impact of the environment on you and your baby. CHAPTER TWO : The Labor and Delivery Room Fulfill your green birth plan to bring your baby into the world in the right place with the right people and with the type of delivery you feel is best. CHAPTER THREE : The Nursery Create a beautiful, healthy environment with green furnishings, paint, wall coverings, flooring, bedding, clothing, and toys. CHAPTER FOUR : The Kitchen Reduce your baby's exposure to pesticides and other toxins, help clean up the planet, save energy, and reduce greenhouse gasses, just by eating the right delicious foods. CHAPTER FIVE : The Bathroom Care for your baby with the best new choices in creams and lotions, save water, and stock your medicine chest with the safest remedies. CHAPTER SIX : The Garden Whether you live in a house with a garden or in an apartment with pots in a sunny window, here's how to have healthy plants and organic homegrown edibles in your baby's life. CHAPTER SEVEN : The Whole House Improve the air quality, lighting, water conservation, laundry, heating, and cooling throughout your home-and in your automobile, which has such an impact on the health of the family and the planet. EPILOGUE ENDNOTES Citations and sources for information in the text. GREEN INFORMATION More valuable information about each room in the house. GREEN RESOURCES Books, Web sites, organizations, and other forms of support and connections in the green baby community. THE AUTHORS INDEX
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Pregnant women -- Health and hygiene.
Pregnancy -- Environmental aspects.
Pregnancy -- Nutritional aspects.
Infants -- Care -- Environmental aspects.