Glass is back, baby
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BPA is a confusing issue. The FDA (who, I admit, I have trust issues with) says that plastic products containing BPA are fine. But the CDC has concerns over the effects of BPA in animals and says more tests are needed to find out if it's safe for humans.
So if I were to have another baby, I'd definitely be switching to glass bottles, and I wouldn't be the only one. Glass bottle manufacturers saw their sales rise 100% between 2006 and 2007. Though glass bottles seem old fashioned, they really don't need any more special care than plastic bottles. The only concern, obviously, is that they can break and older babies and toddlers shouldn't walk around with them.
Interested in reading more? Check out these two informative posts from Z Recommends. What about you? Is BPA a concern of yours?