Daily Archives: March 15, 2012

Video: Creating Healthy Home Environments for Kids: Top 5 Tips

Great new video and resources from the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE). While it isn’t made for people with MCS/ES, following their advice will make the world a safer place for us all.  It should also help convince friends and family that the accommodations we need and have been asking for are good for everyone, especially children.

“Controlling house dust; switching to less-toxic, fragrance-free cleaners; taking extreme care with renovation projects; avoiding certain types and uses of plastics; and choosing fish that are low in mercury are the five priority actions recommended by the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE).”

“The 12-minute video – available in English and French and complemented by supporting print resources – is designed to be a “turn-key” solution for prenatal educators and other service providers looking for ways to address growing concerns about toxic substances and associated health risks for children.”

See  www.healthyenvironmentforkids.ca for all their helpful resources, including a brochure that goes with this video.