FREE WEBINAR: Easy Steps to a Safe Nursery
Thursday, April 4
11 AM – 12 PM PST / 2 -3 PM EST
What are the hidden dangers in your baby’s nursery and how can parents and caregivers help to protect children at a most vulnerable stage of development?
Join Healthy Child Healthy World for a FREE WEBINAR “Easy Steps to a Safe Nursery” on Thursday, April 4. Industry experts will share some important findings with simple tips that you can practice at home to create a safer, healthier environment for your family. This webinar is part of our new Easy Steps “Healthy Nursery” Resource Center available at www.healthychild.org/resource-center/.
This webinar will cover:
- Scientific information about the concerns associated with the nursery environment and potential health implications on children
- Healthier solutions related to design, décor and nursery furnishings
- Tips and practices around choosing safer baby gear and care products
Experts include (Full BIOs Below):
- Paul Bates, National Manager, Training and Education Outreach for UL Environment – provider of GREENGUARD Certification.
- Melissa Moog, Founder of Itsabelly Baby Planners
- Jamie Grayson, TheBabyGuyNYC
All registrants will be entered to win a handful of prizes from companies that meet our quality standards. Winners will be selected randomly after the webinar based on attendance.
Paul Bates, MBA, LEED-AP, BD&C, is the National Manager of Training and Education Outreach at UL Environment and is responsible for developing and delivering sustainably oriented education and training programs to a range of audiences, including: building operations, design professionals, students, professional trade organizations and consumers. Paul has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Marketing and Business Administration from the University of West Florida as well as an Interior Design degree, (CIDA) from The University of Southern Mississippi. Previously, Paul was involved in project design, sales and marketing at design related firms, and is an Allied member, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). He is an internationally recognized speaker on topics related to Indoor Air Quality issues, healthier sustainable products and other aspects of sustainability that impact market segments such as commercial office, healthcare, education, as well as government and residential.
As mom of a 6 year old and twin toddlers, Melissa Moog is an engaging, informative expert for all-things baby with an eco twist. A true pioneer in an emerging industry, Melissa is one of America’s original baby planners as founder of Itsabelly, a national baby planning service guiding new and expectant parents through the process of parenthood. Soon after creating Itsabelly, Melissa continued to forge new frontiers by becoming founder and president of the International Baby Planner Association. Melissa is also the leading authority and voice for baby planning with an eco-twist, as the co-author ofItsabelly’s Guide to Going Green with Baby and THE first baby planning business to secure Green America’s seal of approval. Melissa has become a leading voice for baby planners and the maternity concierge industry as the baby planning expert for The Bump, ParentingWeekly.com, BizyMoms.com, featured mom blogger for DrGreene.com and featured maternity concierge expert for Graco’s Myfirstbaby.com. She is also “New Mom Editor” for Portland’s BetterTV and More Good Day Oregon. In addition, Melissa has caught the attention of media all over the country, including the Associated Press (AP), The Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, WeTV’s Platinum Babies, MSNBC.com, San Jose Mercury News, View from the Bay, KGO, Pregnancy magazine, KIWI magazine, AM Northwest, KathyIreland.com and CoolMomPicks.com, among others. Follow Melissa on Twitter @melissamoog, @IBPABabyPlanner, @itsabellyHQ, on Facebook: www.facebook.com/itsabelly and on the web at www.itsabelly.com.
Jamie Grayson, known as the TheBabyGuyNYC, has been seen on Martha Stewart, the Today Show, various print media, and was named “Best Baby Gear Guru” in New York Magazine’s annual “Best-Of” issue. Traveling around the country speaking at expectant parent events, Jamie also sits on the Board of Advisors for Parenting and Baby Talk Magazine, is the Gear Guy for StrollerTraffic.com, a contributor to allParenting.com, and is a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician. You can follow him at Facebook.com/TheBabyGuyNYC, @TheBabyGuyNYC on Twitter or via his web site at BabyGuyGearGuide.com.
Prize #1: 1 gallon of paint from Lullaby Paints, winner’s choice. Value: $68.95
WINNER: Rachel Dove, Escondido, CA
Prize #2: BabyGanics gift set. Value: $30
WINNER: Aiko Ikegami, Hilliard, OH
Prize #3: Burt’s Bees Baby Bee product assortment, including 8oz Original Shampoo & Wash, 3oz Diaper Ointment, Multipurpose Ointment, 12oz Calming Lotion, and Baby Chlorine-Free Diaper Wipes. Value: $39
WINNER: Ashlee Zeiler, Blue Springs, MO
Prize #4: Happy Family product assortment, including (1) Happy Bellies organic brown rice cereal, (1) Happy Puffs container, (1) Happy Yogis, (1) Happy Munchies rice cakes, (2) Happy Baby stage 1 & stage 2 pouches, (1) Infant & Toddler Nutrition Guide, (1) Allergy Reference Chart, and Happy Family Recipes, recyclable tote, and organic cotton Happy Family t-shirt. Value: $35
WINNER: Ellen Brownlee
Prize #5: Nine Naturals Citrus + Mint Nourishing Shampoo and Citrus + Mint Nourishing Conditioner. Value: $40
WINNER: Alisa Copeland, Lago Vista, TX
This webinar is just one of many great resources available in the Healthy Nursery Toolkit – made possible in part by these conscious companies who provide healthier, safer products for the home: