Working to offer the next generation a toxic-free future.
Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) is an alliance of scientists, nonprofit organizations and donors working to create and support initiatives that measurably reduce exposures to neurotoxic chemicals in the first thousand days of development.Learn More Who we Are
Babies need lead-free water for a bright future. Test your tap water today.
News about lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan has left many young families worried about the safety of their own water supply. The only way to know if you have high lead in your water is to test it. Healthy Babies Bright Futures is teaming up with Dr. Marc Edwards - the scientist who helped identify and expose unsafe lead levels in the Flint, Michigan - and his Virginia Tech laboratory to offer affordable home water testing to families.GET YOUR KIT
I’m so pleased to announce that the first four cities have embarked on the Health Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) Bright Cities program. Dearborn, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City and Seattle have all committed to undertake the Beacon Cities assessment process, the first step in a Bright City.
What happens when you ask the wrong question? You get the wrong answer. And that’s exactly what the FDA is planning to do about arsenic in rice cereals for infants. A poison like arsenic in baby food? Isn’t that crazy? Isn’t that illegal? It is crazy, but it’s not illegal. And that’s the problem.
In a unanimous agreement among experts, scientific evidence is now strong enough to connect the presence of toxic chemicals in everyday products, food and air to neurodevelopmental disorders in children.