"When bringing a new baby home, we think we are doing the right thing by scrubbing the nursery spotless or cleaning the carpet. When doing this, we are actually inviting dangerous chemicals into our baby's world." —Kelly Preston
Actress Kelly Preston, wife of John Travolta and mother of Jett and Ella Bleu, is a member of The Children's Health Environmental Coalition. Kelly shares some advice for keeping your baby safe.
"We've been trained to think that a house that's clean smells clean, but the smells are chemicals," explains Kelly. Learn to use alternatives such as:
Beware of New Decor
"We assume that if it's sold in a store, it must be safe," says Kelly. This isn't always the case. She suggests these guidelines:
Published on September 16, 2002