Archive for the ‘Prevention’ Category

10 Beauty Products you MUST ditch during Pregnancy

10 Beauty Products you MUST ditch during Pregnancy Decades ago, when chemists were churning out new discoveries and industry was making “better living through chemistry,” the belief was widely held that chemicals do not cross the placenta. We now know that mother’s chemical exposure can affect her baby’s chances for a normal, healthy life, […]

Younger mothers’ breast milk has highest levels of flame retardants.

Younger mothers’ breast milk has highest levels of flame retardants. Daniels, JL, IJ Pan, R Jones, S Anderson, DG Patterson, LL Needham and A Sjödin. 2009. Individual characteristics associated with PBDE levels in U.S. human milk samples. Environmental Health Perspectives doi:10.1289/ehp.0900759. Synopsis by Kim Harley, Ph.D. Breast milk from young women – rather than […]

Pregnant? Thinking about the H1N1 Vaccine?

It’s really important that you read through the comments that have been posted. Some Pregnant Women Fearful of H1N1 Vaccine

Did too much iron during pregnancy…

…play a role in Nicholas not being able to detox the toxins from his vaccinations? I have to wonder……(please note: I am ‘thinking out loud’ here while reading a ton of research and just posting my thoughts so I can keep them straight) So, the one time in my life when I religiously took vitamins […]

Pregnancy FAQs from National Autism Association

Early Warning Signs Checklist

Lots of people always asked me if I saw any signs that should have alerted me to hold off vaccinating Nicholas any farther – and the answer is a resounding, YES!  But of course, my concerns were blown off by my pediatrician as is the same tale told my many moms out there.  Use our […]

Must-reads if you are pregnant and are worried about Autism

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My list of “need to know” items for new and expecting moms

Updated: June 16, 2008  I find myself writing and talking about this more and more.  What did I wish I knew when I was pregnant with Nicholas?  Well, here it is….. here’s my list…. everytime I talk about this, I CANNOT believe I didn’t know these things… so I hope this helps someone, somewhere.  🙂 […]

Soy is a HUGE no no in this house!

So, I’ve been having a bit of trouble getting Nicholas’s supplements into him lately.  Just to get them into him, I grabbed a 4 pack of the Gerber yogurt-juice drinks that he used to love so much.  (I had to take these away because of the soy in them – and he loved them)  So, […]

I wish I had never used Soy Formula

I’m not very happy with myself right now and I hope that my utter stupidity has not permanently effected my son.  Soy is not good for you.  Everything I read points me in that direction.  What the heck was I thinking giving my son Soy Formula?  and then at 12 months, when he refused milk, […]

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