Between the crib, the toys, the clothing and the diapers, it's easy to spend thousands of dollars preparing for your little bundle's arrival. And when that bundle arrives?
You'll need more diapers, more clothing, food, sunscreen, shampoo. The list can go on for pages.
Unless you won that mega-million lottery, you may find it difficult to afford the organic mattress, the organic clothing, the chemical-free lotions and shampoos and the chemical-free furniture.
And just like the dirty dozen for fruits and veggies, we decided that there should be a dirty dozen for baby products. These are the items that pediatricians and other experts suggest you splurge on if you can. The stuff not on this list? Not so bad for your baby.You might also like:
Studies have found that many chemicals, such as BPA, in some food containers can leech onto the food and be ingested, says Henderson.
The Thermos insulated food jars keep food cold for seven hours or hot for five hours. Plus, they're BPA-free, they've got an unbreakable stainless steel interior that inhibits bacteria growth and are cool to the touch even with hot foods. Bonus: They're even dishwasher safe.