That fresh, clean paint smell that your mom thought smelled so wonderful, well, we now know that those volatile organic compounds are not great for little lungs (or big ones either for that matter). Low or Zero VOX paints should be at the top of your organic baby nursery shopping list, for sure!
The consensus among the experts is, that in order to be safe for a newborn, and suitable for an organic baby nursery, your baby nursery flooring should have the following properties:
If you are giving the guest bedroom a makeover or building a new home, you can make decisions early only to avoid carpet and paint that are the main culprits of chemical off-gassing. Not only are traditional carpets treated with flame retardants and chemicals that prevent stains from soaking in but they harbor allergens. A better choice for an organic baby nursery would be eco-friendly flooring made of sustainable materials like bamboo and cork.
With the exception of the linseed odor, the disadvantages of these organic baby nursery floorings can be overcome quite easily by . Make sure to use a non-slip natural rubber pad beneath the rug to prevent dangerous wrinkles and sliding.