Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care

Growing Up Green: Baby and Child Care

Volume 2 in the Bestselling Green This! Series

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.
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  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 304 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416541240 | 
  • April 2008
List Price $19.99
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Deirdre Imus' Tips on Going Green

Deirdre Imus talks about the motivations behind her series of green books.

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Because 55 million kids in this country spend most of their waking hours in school, we need to start paying more attention to the cleanliness and safety of these buildings. Involved parents can make all the difference in bringing about the changes...

About the Author

Deirdre Imus
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Deirdre Imus

Deirdre Imus is the founder and president of the Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology(R), part of Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) in New Jersey. She is also a cofounder and codirector of the Imus Cattle Ranch for Kids with Cancer, and the author of the bestselling book The Imus Ranch: Cooking for Kids and Cowboys.

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