Growing Up Green

Growing Up Green Cover

Growing Up Green

Baby and Childcare

By Deirdre Imus

Simon & Schuster, Paperback, 9781416541240, 291pp.

Publication Date: April 15, 2008

The essential, parent-friendly guide to raising a healthy child in our increasingly toxic environment.
The second volume in the New York Times bestselling Green This series, Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care is a complete guide to raising healthy kids. Environmental activist and children's advocate Deirdre Imus addresses specific issues faced by children in every age group -- from infants to adolescents and beyond. With a focus on preventing rather than treating childhood illnesses, Deirdre concentrates on educating and empowering parents with information such as:
How to make sure your child is vaccinated safely
Which plastic bottles and toys are least toxic
How to lobby for safer school environments and support children's environmental health studies
Advice from leading "green" pediatricians and nationally recognized doctors such as Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.

Chock-full of research and advice, Growing Up Green makes it easy for you to introduce your child to the "living green" way of life.