LDA’s Healthy Children Project works hard to reduce pregnant women and children exposure to chemicals that harm brain health. In addition to our policy and market pressure work, we provide resources to families. Some of our resources include:
LDA’s Healthy Homes and Families Booklet shares tips on how to reduce your family’s exposure to toxic chemicals (in process of being updated).
Learn about heavy metals in baby & toddler food and how reduce exposures to these neurotoxins
Our Facebook page shares the latest tips, resources, and scientific studies as well as simple actions you can take for for safer, healthier children and world.
LDA helped start and is a member of Project TENDR, a collaboration of leading scientists, health professionals and children’s and environmental advocates sharing the latest science on neurotoxins
How to find safer, healthier school supplies
Chemicals in food page including information on phthalates in Mac & Cheese
During these challenging times, we are also sharing key resources on the coronavirus.
The following resources by our partner organizations will also help you protect yourself and your family from harmful chemicals:
The Safe Babies Guide will help you find safer baby products and give tips on what chemicals to avoid when shopping for young children.
Environmental Working Group (EWG’s) yearly Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce,a list of the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15,” fruits and vegetables.
EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetics Database allows you to search for cosmetics, sunscreens, soaps, perfumes, and more.
EWG Sunscreen Guide evaluating the best and the worst sunscreens.
CHEJ’s Back-to School Guide to PVC-Free School Supplies lists the most common back-to-school supplies made out of this toxic plastic and suggests safer and affordable PVC-free products.
GoodGuide rates products based on health and safety, environmental and social responsibility. In addition to searching products on their website, you can use their mobile app or add a toolbar to your browsing program for online shopping.