Health April 2014

The latest healthcare options for your clan's well-being.

Samantha Chan

Ease breastfeeding discomfort with Nizo Wear's nursing bras, cooling or warming packs, and other remedies. www.nizowear.com

Marlisa Brown's Gluten-Free, Hassle Free, Second Edition (DemosHealth) includes recipes, meal plans, shopping and safe food lists, and more. www.demoshealth.com

Clek is the first company in the child passenger safety seat industry to announce its 2014 model year products, like car seats and boosters, are free of bromine- and chlorine-based flame retardants. www.clekinc.com

Keep your family's pearly whites strong with Branam Oral Health's Xylitol-based toothpaste, which has proven to reduce cavity-causing bacteria by 72 percent. www.branamsmile.com

Little Me Tea offers organic, caffeine-free, naturally sweetened teas with fruits and veggies for your whole family. www.littlemetea.com

Refresh-a-Baby easily attaches to any water bottle, quickly turning it into a baby bottle when you're on the go! www.refreshababy.com

World Peas snacks are crunchy, tasty, and gluten-free, as well as high in protein and fun! www.makepeas.com

Cool off with fresh fruit ice pops from Pop Nature, created by Josie Smith-Malave of Bravo TV's Top Chef. www.popnature.com

During spring cleaning, check out Terramera's PROOF, the only EPA-registered, plant-based product that kills 100 percent of bed bugs and their eggs. www.bugproof.com

Nonprofit Keeping Babies Safe recently partnered with Go Mama Go to educate hospitals, healthcare personnel, doctors, and retailers so that, in turn, parents, grandparents, and caregivers will know about the proper use of nursery products. www.keepingbabiessafe.org

This column appeared in the April 2014 issue.