- Infant feeding
- Encourage breastfeeding.
- Review formula preparation – if concerned about lead in tap water,
run cold water for 1-2 minutes before formula prep. Test well water.
- Avoid polycarbonate bottles, which may leach the chemical bisphenol
- Choose colored or opaque plastic bottles made from safer plastics
such as polyethylene or polypropylene, or tempered glass baby bottles
that do not break as easily as regular glass ones.
- Mercury exposure
- Exchange mercury thermometer for digital at town recycling center or
call local health department for disposal information.
- If breastfeeding, avoid
fish high in mercury.