The Green Medicine Cabinet
Take a look at the children's section of any drug store and you will see a ridiculous number of products that claim to heal everything from gas to sleeplessness. The problem is that the manufacturing, use, and disposal of many of these products is significantly contributing to environmental pollution. Everyday use of nanoparticles, pharmaceuticals, antibiotics, and hormones can have serious side effects on both your baby's health and that of the planet.
Many prescription medications are lifesavers and absolutely necessary. But there are also many occasions when prescriptions are overused and avoidable. For these minor ailments, it is much better to try a natural, athome remedy first before reaching for a prescription medication.