A baby bed with non-toxic paint
For the arriving baby, you have lovingly prepared a real cozy little nest. But if you have not paid attention to the materials and products used to make your bedroom furniture and their coating, you may well have unintentionally introduced a real time bomb into this cocoon that you wanted to protect…
Why flee from classic paintings?
Without an informed knowledge on the subject of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), it is a safe bet that the sleeping solution that you have chosen, crib, cradle or bassinet , contains harmful substances. VOCs are present in traditional chipboard panels that are found in most major brands, but also in finishing paint. Among them are, among others, formaldehyde, benzene, phthalates and bisphenols. Do these names mean nothing to you? Indeed, they form an explosive cocktail which weakens the health of the little ones: allergy, asthma, irritations of the eyes and mucous membranes, and, in extreme cases, cancers… Scary!
Did you know that a baby's room is sometimes more polluted than the outside air? And for good reason, it is most often fitted mainly with new and inexpensive furniture that releases a maximum of formaldehyde particles. It is therefore imperative to paint the walls and assemble the furniture several weeks before birth and ventilate the room continuously to allow harmful substances to escape. For those who want to banish these products definitively, solutions exist to protect our little bits, it is enough to be attentive to the components of the furniture and to choose a baby bed with non-toxic paint.
Towards a non-toxic baby paint
VOCs are not inevitable. With a little care, it is possible to protect yourself and keep the little ones away. Among consumers, ecological awareness has emerged and is so large that it finally allows other solutions to emerge. Buying furniture painted with non-toxic baby paint is now within everyone's reach. The market being there and buoyant, manufacturers are developing ranges of organic furniture for children. The wood is free from harmful products, as is the finish, most often based on water-based paint.
If you like DIY, you can also go further in your ecological approach by using second-hand furniture and giving it a facelift with a painting made yourself, from natural ingredients: milk, oil flax, slaked lime, chalk ...
Lit'bellule, a baby bed with non-toxic paint
When I imagined the Lit'bellule evolutionary complete baby room , it was important to me that it was part of a design process that was as healthy and environmentally friendly as possible. For baby and for the planet. The furniture composing it is made from MDF ecology generation wood panels guaranteed without added formaldehyde.
For their finish, I wanted furniture and a baby bed with non-toxic paint. So I naturally chose water-based paint, which does not release harmful products into the air and does not present any danger to the child who places his mouth on it. To improve the satisfaction of future parents, I decline it in three trendy colors, always mixed with that of wood: white of course, but also light gray and taupe.