Resources for Show aired 2-28-12
Maggie Meade - http://maggiemeade.com, http://www.WholesomeBabyFood.com, http://www.WholesomeToddlerFood.com
Alicia Voorhies from the Soft Landing (http://thesoftlanding.com/)
Dirty Dozen (vegetables & fruits that contain the most pesticides) – http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary/
Resources for Show aired 11-8-11
In response to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics news making report, “Baby’s Tub is Still Toxic”, Johnson & Johnson released a statement on 10-31-11 saying it is phasing out the formaldehyde-releasing chemicals they use in their baby products worldwide. See statement
Resources for Show aired on 8-9-11
Earth Mama Angel Baby’s founder, Mama Melinda’s, “Healing Hearts” Baby Loss Comfort website which provides a loving space of support with resources for those who lost a baby or those looking to support those who did.
On the Mason’s Cause Facebook page, you can donate by going to the link beneath the profile picture that says “Donate to Mason’s Cause”.
Mason’s Cause Official Blog: (divided into easily navigated sections including: Friends’ Corner, Moms’ Corner, Dads’ Corner, Siblings’ Corner, Grandparents’ Corner, etc)
Other helpful resources from Kari:
How To Stop Lactation: http://www.glowinthewoods.com/how-to-stop-lactation/
Healing Ritual: http://www.goodgrief.org/grief/rituals.html
Fresh Grief Survival Tips: http://growingthroughaffliction.com/GTA-WTGB-SurvivalTips.html
Pregnancy Loss: How to Cope: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pregnancy-loss/PR00098
Tips for Couples When Baby Dies: http://www.pilari.org/articles/tips-for-couples-when-baby-dies.html
Resources for Show aired on 7-5-11
Links to our guest’s websites:
Desirre Andrews, President of ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network)
Gina Crosley-Corcoran, Blogger,The Feminist Breeder and her advice on going for a VBAC: http://thefeministbreeder.com/how-to-have-a-better-vbac/
Jill Arnold, Blogger, The Unnecesarean the link to her Cesarean Rate by State page: http://www.theunnecesarean.com/blog/2010/9/1/cesarean-rate-posts-on-the-unnecesarean.html
Lynn Wolf, Marketing Director for Ricki Lake & Abby Epstein’s “My Best Birth” and “More Business of Birth Being Born” Links:
- Here is a link to our Kickstarter page: http://kck.st/kXWsn4 Only 8 days left to raise $40K! You can pre-order your advance copy of the DVDs on this page.
- Our Facebook page: http://facebook.com/bobbofficial
- Here is a link to the MBOBB info page: http://www.mybestbirth.com/page/films-1
- Find out how to host a screening here: http://www.mybestbirth.com/page/host-a-film-screening
Here are some great resources from our special guest, Danielle Rigg, CLC, co-founder of Best for Babes:
What are the booby traps? http://www.bestforbabes.org/what-are-the-booby-traps
You Are a Superpower, Babe! — Amazing and lesser known facts http://www.bestforbabes.org/your-mom-made-wonder-food
Best for Babes Credo http://www.bestforbabes.org/credo
Prevention Under Our Noses http://www.bestforbabes.org/my-breast-cancer-why-i-wont-race-for-the-cure
Broken Circle of Breastfeeding http://www.bestforbabes.org/actress-kaitlin-olson-her-mom-swap-breastfeeding-stories
How to Make Your Boob Man a Breastfeeding Fan http://www.bestforbabes.org/the-starter-wife-star-david-basche-goes-from-boob-man-to-breastfeeding-fan
Resources for Show aired on 5-3-11
Lynette provided us several of the educational links found under the LEARN section of her website, www.SwaddleDesigns.com:
http://www.swaddledesigns.com/learn (Benefits of Swaddling)
Resources for Show aired on 4-26-11
Link from Peggy O’Mara from Mothering Magazine:
Breastfeeding in public laws map – http://mothering.com/breastfeeding/public-breastfeeding-laws-map
Links from Mama Melinda from Earth Mama Angel Baby:
Much Ado About Baby’s Lunch - http://www.earthmamaangelbaby.com/blog/mamas-garden/much-ado-about-a-babys-lunch
Breastfeeding Photos Deleted by Facebook - http://www.earthmamaangelbaby.com/blog/earth-mama-hq/breastfeeding-photos-deleted-by-facebook
Links from Bettina from Best for Babes:
Resources for Show aired on 4-12-11
States with Religious and Philosophical Exemptions from School Immunization Requirements http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?tabid=14376
State Law & Vaccine Requirements http://www.nvic.org/Vaccine-Laws/state-vaccine-requirements.aspx
Resources for Show aired on 3-29-11
Here’s the landmark BPA study done by the Breast Cancer Fund in humans http://www.breastcancerfund.org/clear-science/innovative-research/food-packaging-study/
Download The Soft Landing’s free ebook to learn more about the toxic chemicals to avoid in some plastic http://thesoftlandingbaby.com/2009/12/03/download-our-free-ebook-to-find-out-why-avoiding-toxic-plastic-is-more-important-than-ever/
They put together a helpful Food Storage Guide to get you started at http://thesoftlandingbaby.com/2009/01/16/bpa-and-pvc-free-food-storage-containers/
There are a few BPA-free canned foods available from great companies right now http://thesoftlandingbaby.com/2010/03/15/bpa-free-canned-food-options/
Which prepared baby foods are BPA-free? Here’s their Guide http://thesoftlandingbaby.com/2009/02/02/which-prepared-baby-food-containers-are-bpa-free/
How to avoid PVC (and thus phthalates) in food wrap http://thesoftlandingbaby.com/2009/10/16/how-to-avoid-pvc-in-plastic-food-wrap/
The Soft Landing carries only carefully chose, well-researched products. All are confirmed with manufacturers to be free of BPA, PVC, phthalates, lead and toxic flame retardants http://www.thesoftlanding.com/aboutus.asp
Are you ready to begin doing your own research? Let them help you out with their free mini course http://thesoftlandingbaby.com/2010/02/01/learn-how-to-do-your-own-research-in-our-free-mini-course/
Resources for Show aired on 3-29-11
AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) 2011 new Car Seat Recommendations - http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/carseat2011.htm
Our guest expert was Kay Green, founder of My Precious Kids. Kay is very knowledgeable about child safety, among other topics, and she offered so many great tips on this show! Her specialty store has lots of great products! Oh yeah, make sure you Like her on Facebook, she gives away tons of prizes, too!
Resources for Show aired on 3-22-11
The cloth diaper daycare directory we talked about – http://realdiaperevents.org/archives/announcing-cloth-diaper-friendly-daycare-directory
Many new parents were asking for a visual demonstration on how to change their baby’s diaper, so here is a link to my BabyCenter.com video on diaper changing - http://www.babycenter.com/2_how-to-change-a-diaper_10347121.bc
Resources for Show aired on 3-15-11
My special guest tonight, Fit Pregnancy contributing editor Carole Anderson Lucia, takes us behind the scenes at the C-section delivery of her twins! http://www.fitpregnancy.com/yourpregnancy/labor_delivery/c-section-photos.html
Many new parents have been asking us for tips on how to swaddle their babies, so here are a few resources to help you:
A link to my BabyCenter.com video on Swaddling – http://www.babycenter.com/2_how-to-swaddle-a-baby_10347122.bc
A link to great swaddle tips & products from Swaddle Designs http://www.swaddledesigns.com/how-to-swaddle
Resources for Show aired on 12-20-10
http://www.thepregnancyplace.fm – Listen LIVE or on Replay to the amazing Doulas Karen Wells and Erica Matteson on their popular radio show “The Pregnancy Place”, where they educate new & expectant moms on all things pregnancy, childbirth and Doula!
http://www.DONA.org DONA International is the oldest, largest and most respected doula association in the world, check out their site.
http://www.CAPPA.com Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to training and certifying labor doulas, antepartum doulas
Childbirth Connections provides Interview questions for Doulas http://www.childbirthconnection.org/article.asp?ck=10181
Resources for Show aired on 12-13-10
http://7.rovingreporter.tv/ To watch Shari’s winning presentation in Washington DC (American Idol-style) at the Ready for the Stage competition. (her presentation is the 2nd of 4 in the Day Two stream, and the winner’s results show is on Day Four)
http://www.yourvisionlaunch.com/ Visit our special guest Karen Graves of Vision Launch. She is on a mission to help women entrepreneurs build strong, sucessful, and bold businesses!
http://www.istrive.ning.com Visit our special guest Johnel Barron from iStrive. He is a man on a mission, and definitely your ‘goto’ resource for guidance and breakthroughs in communicating with your children and inspiring them to strive to be the best they can be in school and life!
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shari-Criso/115933718448438 Shari’s Facebook Fan Page – join to stay connected with Shari’s updates and special giveaways!
Resources for Show aired on 12-6-10
http://www.thesoftlanding.com/ A great eCommerce website created by our speciall guest Alicia Vorhies
http://thesoftlanding.com/free-mini-course-do-your-own-research.html – Another great resources from the Soft Landing!
Resources for Show aired on 11-22-10
http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/children/formula.shtm TSA regulations on traveling with Breast Milk, Formula and Juice
http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/children#formula TSA Tips for Traveling with Kids (Some good videos as well)
http://travel-tot.blogspot.com/ Connect with Travel-Tot: Read their blog every Tuesday there is a new article!
http://www.babycenter.com/packing-checklist-for-traveling-with-baby BabyCenter Sample Packing List
http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?tabid=14389 Breastfeeding Laws by State
Resources for Show aired on 11-15-10
http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?tabid=14389 National and State Breastfeeding Laws
http://www.ivillage.com/finding-childcare-questions-ask/6-a-127573#outside Questions to ask when deciding on a chilkdcare provider. (a little old but very complete )
http://www.aupaircare.com/ The Aupair website that our family uses!! Use the “Criso Family” as a referral if you go there…thanks!!
Resources for Show aired on 11-08-10
http://www.nvic.org/default.aspx National Vaccine Information Center
http://thinktwice.com/ Extensive selection of uncensored information on childhood shots and other immunizations.
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/ Official Website for The Centers for Disease Control e and Prevention (government website for information regarding vaccinations)
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/11/02/chicken-pox-vaccine-creates-shingles-epidemic.aspx?aid=CD945 Article on Chicken Pox Vaccine and Shingles
www.askdrsears.com Dr Sear’s website
The Vaccine Safety Manual for Concerned Families and Health Practitioners by Neil Z. Miller
The Vaccine Book by Robert W. Sears
Resources for Show aired on 11-01-10
Tonight we talked about Pumping and our sponsor Ameda (http://www.justformom.ameda.com/).
We also discussed the current FDA warning about Hyland’s Homepathic Teething Tablets. Here are links to both the FDA press release, as well as Hyland’s and great FAQ sheets they offer to help inform new parents about their product, safety standards, etc:
http://www.hylands.com/news/hylands-teething-recall.php Hyland’s Press Release 10/26
http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm231356.htm FDA Press Release 10/23
http://www.hylandsteething.com/recall/teething-tablet-safety-info.html Hyland’s Safety Information Sheet
http://www.hylandsteething.com/recall/teething-tablet-recall-faq.html#2 Hyland’s FAQ Sheet
Resources for Show aired on 10-25-10
To search the “Cosmetic Safety Database” Shari referred to on this episode and see if your baby’s skin care products are safe or toxis: http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com/special/parentsguide/index.php#p_shampoo
Resources for Show aired on 10-18-10
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To watch my 1 1/2 minute video montage from my trip to the ABC Kids Show in Vegas, visit my video blog post:
Resources for Show aired on 10-11-10
My Interview with Doulas Karen & Erica from “Pregnancy Place Radio” LIVE from the ABC Kids Expo in Vegas:
Resources for Show aired on 10-04-10
Flu Vaccine Banned in Austrailia http://www.naturalnews.com/029586_Australia_vaccines.html
Vit D more effective than Flu Vaccine http://www.naturalnews.com/029760_vitamin_D_influenza.html
Resources for Show aired on 9-27-10
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http://www.breastfeeding.com/advocacy/advocacy_recalls.html History of Infant Formula recalls
http://abbott.vo.llnwd.net/o18/similac/sms/pdf/similac-recall-lot-numbers.pdf (Similac Recall Lot Numbers)
Resources for Show aired on 9-20-10
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