Nanny and Au Pair Review of BPA-Free Evenflo Classic Glass Nurser

Ever since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had a press conference warning Americans to avoid plastics with BPA we have been reviewing baby bottles without the harmful chemical. The label to look for on plastic dishware, bottles, and containers is, “BPA-free. ” The plastics to avoid will be labeled with, “3, 7, or PS” […]

Weekly Trip to the Library

Balancing Breast and Bottle We have been discussing the dangers of ingesting BPA a chemical commonly used in baby bottles. This week we started reviewing 12 BPA-free baby bottles. When you work as a nanny or au pair you will often feed infants with bottles (with breast milk of formula), especially when the mother is […]

More BPA-Free Baby Bottles

Review of Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow BPA-Free Baby Bottles This week we have been discussing Bisphenol-A (BPA) a hormone-disrupting chemical that is now considered harmful to human health and the environment. It has been known that scratched and worn polycarbonate feeding bottles will leach this chemical into liquids. This week, we have been reviewing baby […]

Review of Born Free Bisphenol-A Free Baby Bottles

We have been discussing the dangers of ingesting Bisphenol-A (BPA), a common chemical found in baby bottles and many food containers. To see our comments about the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) statements encouraging Americans to avoid BPA click here. Breastfeeding is one way to reduce potential BPA exposure. The American Academy of Pediatrics […]

Review of Wee Go Nurser by Babylife

We have been discussing recent reports by the FDA suggesting that the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in the plastics used to make many types of baby bottles could cause behavioral changes in babies, contribute to early onset of puberty in girls, and even to cancer. To see our list of 12 BPA-free baby bottles click […]

Review of BPA-Free Baby Bottles

What Do You Like About the Adiri Natural Nurser of Avent Via Baby Bottle? Yesterday we posted 12 BPA-free baby bottles. Today we will start reviewing the first two BPA-free bottles from that list. We would like to know what nannies and au pairs like and dislike about the baby bottles. Please comment below to […]


Which Baby Bottles are Safe for Nannies and Au Pairs to Use With Infants? By Stephanie Felzenberg, Nanny & Editor Be the Best Nanny Newsletter On January 15, 2010 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that bisphenol-A (BPA) does affect human development and they are working to take the chemical out of infant […]

Reducing BPA Exposure to Children for Nannies and Au Pairs

Friday we asked if nannies should throw out plastics containing BPA. Yesterday we recommended two books by Alan Greene, an advocate for reducing exposure to BPA. Today we post an article by the author about reducing BPA exposure. Reducing BPA Exposure: The FDA Finally Concerned By Alan Greene What should parents [and caregivers] do now? […]

Book Reviews for Nannies and Au Pairs Concerned About BPA

 Weekly Trip to the Library: Feeding Baby Green and Raising Baby Green Yesterday we asked nannies and au pairs if they have thrown out baby bottles that are not BPA free. To continue the discussion of reducing children’s exposure to BPA we recommend two books by Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green […]

Should Nannies and Au Pairs Throw Out Plastic Baby Bottles?

FDA Issues Warning About BPA Exposure It is all over the media that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Americans should avoid plastics with the chemical bisphenol A (BPA). The Canadian government is banning all baby bottles made with BPA. Wal-Mart and other stores are starting to pull BPA bottles off their shelves. […]