Designing a non-toxic nursery gets easier every day. Natural, eco-friendly and affordable options for paints, fabrics & bedding, mattresses and furniture (and now flooring!) are readily available.
We spend up to 90% of our time indoors, and the average person spends one third of that time in the bedroom. A baby or child will spend 12+ hours just sleeping in their bedroom. Creating a chemical free sleep environment for your child is a good place to start, according to Mary Cordaro, an expert in healthy homes:
Transforming the bedroom into a healthy, environmentally clean and comfortable retreat is one of the most important steps we can take to improve our overall health and well-being.
Products to consider when shopping include:
- crib and furniture
Some of my favorite resources for the all natural nursery are included below, as well as articles to read more about why the natural nursery/bedroom is the perfect choice for your little one.
goop guide – a definitive guide on everything you’ll need for the first months
thetot.com– retail and online shop and advice for every parent
#love is all you need – plus a healthy environment for your child to sleep, play and thrive.