SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR BABY'S EXPOSURE TO TOXINS
Learn The Essential Steps to Protect Your Baby from Harmful Chemicals
As an Eco-Maternity Consultant and Greenproofer, Iona supports, encourages, and educates new and expecting parents and caregivers on how to reduce their children and family’s exposure to potentially harmful substances in their home, body, and environment.
It’s happening Saturday, September 30th at two locations:
Childbearing Society, 3569 Commercial St, Vancouver, 9:30-11:00 am
The Village, 3038 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver, 2:00-3:30pm
Discover how each and every day, we are exposed to hundreds of chemicals and how these chemicals are linked to illnesses such as allergies and asthma, diabetes, developmental disabilities, and cancer.
Learn why babies are particularly vulnerable to these toxins
Learn how simple, small changes in your home and lifestyle can make a big impact on the health of your family.
o What are common sources of air pollutants in homes and how to reduce your family's exposure to them
o How to improve the quality of your drinking water without spending a lot on filters or bottled water
o What different food labels and terms such as "natural", "organic", and "non-medicated" really mean and what are the best labels to look for
o How to read the labels of personal care and cleaning products and how to choose safer products
o What are common toxins found in baby gear and furniture, and how to look for safer alternatives
Plus, get Iona's top resources and your specific questions and concerns answered!
*Newborns to pre-crawling infants are welcome to attend*
Cost: $25. Group discount for the 9:30-11am workshop: Bring a friend and pay only $18/person! Early bird dscount also available until July 31st.