I am super excited to share the FIRST and ONLY eco-friendly nursing pillow here on Eco-Crazy Mom! There’s a dirty little secret the other breastfeeding pillows are keeping from new moms- they’re toxic! That’s right, many of the “popular” nursing pillows have been sprayed with toxic chemicals, made using toxic materials & emit horrible VOC’s right into your new baby’s lungs.
Earlier this year the Washington Toxics Coalition released a report that stated “Popular baby products, including nursing pillows and car seats, contain toxic flame retardants linked to cancer, hormone disruption, and other health effects…Children and families are exposed to the compounds, called Tris chemicals, when they escape from household items and contaminate house dust and indoor air.” The most prevalent flame retardant found was chlorinated Tris (TDCPP), a chemical voluntarily removed from children’s pajamas in the 1970s when it was found to cause adverse health effects. Chlorinated Tris was present in 80% of the products (16 of 20). California recently classified chlorinated Tris as a carcinogen, and evidence links the chemical to neurotoxicity as well as hormone disruption.
Thankfully, San Diego Bebe has a much safer, and earth friendly solution!
The San Diego Bebe Eco-Nursing Pillow is made of a baby-safe, patented eco-fiber that is hypo-allergenic, non-toxic, non-flammable (no fire-retardant chemical additives), and is recyclable, odor-free, glue-free, foam-free, lead-free and Phthalate-free.
The San Diego Bebe Eco-Nursing Pillow features…
- A GREEN design for your baby’s healthy future!
- Signature Privacy Cover is detachable and provides complete discretion – anytime, anywhere!
- Patented angled surface designed to position babies towards mothers’ breasts
- Signature Comfort Bolster provides extraordinary support and security, for both mom and baby!
- Detachable back pillow positionable anywhere along spine where mom needs it most
- Adjustable strap comfortably fits up to a 52″ waist
- Convenient dual pockets: one side for bottles, the other side for phone or remote
- San Diego Bebe Twin - also available for nursing twins simultaneously
My San Diego Bebe Eco-Nursing Pillow Review
I’m not sure I would have made it through the first few months of breastfeeding without a nursing pillow. Newborns are so tiny, and a well designed nursing pillow makes proper positioning and getting a good latch so much easier. Even though my youngest is now 18 months old, it’s still nice to use a nursing pillow for the comfort and back support it offers.
Until I heard about the San Diego Bebe Eco-Nursing Pillow, the thought of a nursing pillow being dangerously toxic never crossed my mind. I naively trusted that any company offering a product that came into contact with infants and nursing mothers would make safety a top priority. Sadly, I couldn’t have been more wrong. I can’t even begin to express how upset and betrayed I feel towards these companies, but I’ll save that rant for another day. Today I want to talk about a company that is doing things right!
The San Diego Bebe Eco-Nursing Pillow was invented by a nursing mom, and is hands down the best designed nursing pillow on the market. It’s safe, eco-friendly, and loaded with features you wont find anywhere else! One of the things that truly sets San Diego Bebe apart from the rest is the signature, detachable privacy cover. This handy cover tucks neatly into a pocket on the front of the pillow, and allows for discreet nursing anytime you need it. It straps securely around the mother’s neck, and I couldn’t help but think how awesome this cover would be for middle of the night feedings- I can’t even count the times I fell asleep nursing in the rocking chair and worried about my little one falling off of my lap!
Other unique features include a detachable back pillow and not one, but two super convenient pockets that allow mom to be comfortable, and have all of the essentials at her finger tips. I propped the pillow behind my back, stuck a water bottle in one pocket, the phone and TV remote in the other and was good to go! The patented angled surface of the pillow positions baby towards mother’s breasts, so you have full use of your hands- perfect for moms who are always multitasking like I am!
After experiencing the San Diego Bebe Eco-Nursing Pillow for myself, I would never recommend anything else! It offers unprecedented support, ultimate comfort for mom and baby, and most importantly- is free of harmful toxins so you and your baby can get off to a healthy start.
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Disclosure: I received a San Diego Bebe Eco-Nursing Pillow to facilitate this review. No other form of compensation was received, and all opinions are purely my own.Terri
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