Healthy Moments

Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or taking your newborn out in his stroller for the first time, there are many moments throughout the journey that offer opportunities for healthier choices for you and your baby.

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Case Study: How Being a Bright City Can Lead to  Even More Wins for Your Community

Case Study: How Being a Bright City Can Lead to Even More Wins for Your Community

Salt Lake City (SLC) recently won a $5,000 grant from Stonyfield Organic to be used towards organic turf management. SLC began taking steps towards organic landscaping over a year ago through Pesticide Free SLC — a project that helped to establish its commitment to organic lawn care long before the Stonyfield grant. Pesticide Free SLC is a pilot project developed in collaboration with SLC’s Bright Cities partnership.
Safe, Effective Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes and Ticks

Safe, Effective Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes and Ticks

Mosquitoes seem to take over our yards this time of year. Mosquito control companies are offering treatments for suburban yards — twice monthly, yard-wide spraying — to kill both mosquitoes and ticks. These mixtures are effective, but they aren’t necessarily best for children, pregnant women, pets and pollinators. Risks and safer steps for insect control include: Avoid yard-wide sprays, misters and foggers
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Three Cities Join Nationwide Program To Protect Babies from Toxic Chemical Exposures

New cities include: Jackson, Mississippi Providence, Rhode Island Tempe, Arizona

Partners

The partner organizations of Healthy Babies Bright Futures share the overall goal of measurably reducing exposures to neurotoxic chemicals in the first thousand days of development. This does not necessarily constitute endorsement of any individual project.