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Great research data on why an eco friendly approach is critical for children's wellbeing. This slide share is designed to be used or shared with parents, health and education professionals. Based on the extensive comprehensive research from 'eco parenting – growing greener children' book by Jane Hanckel, the information is designed to provide best outcomes for children and their families. For more information please contact Jane Hanckel www.ecoparenting.net

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Great research data on children, wellbeing and parenting Great research data on children, wellbeing and parenting Presentation Transcript

  • New
research
 children
and eco Children, wellness eco parenting growing greener childrenWellness and Parenting www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Great
research
data
on
children,
 wellness
and
 20 slides of paren3ng important data about children, wellness and parenting. Feel free to share this resource which we hope will help you to understand research from around the world to provide better outcomes for children. Inspir=Ed has launched the book, ‘eco parenting – growing greener children’ which provides this information for parents in an easily accessible format. Questions, feedback or suggestions: Jane Hanckel, B.A Communications Director, Inspired Education Pty Ltd jane@inspirededucation.com.au Twitter @eco_Inspired 2011 www.ecoparenting.net www.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Healthy lifestyle habits originate in the early years A report from the UN indicates chronic disease can be reduced by up to 80 % through 4 key healthy lifestyle factors – maintaining a healthy weight exercising regularly following a healthy diet www.ecoparenting.net not smokingwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • A new study links prenatal exposure to plasticisers used to soften plastics (phthalates) with impaired development in infants Studies have shown links between chemicals in plastics (phthalates and Bisphenol A) and symptoms of ADHD and www.ecoparenting.net childrenʼs IQ scores.www.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Hormone disrupting chemicals are used in common household items like plastic toys and shampoos www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Product
Safety
Australia
has
 banned
the
use
of
children’s
 plas3c
products
with
more
 than
1%
DEHP. The
ban
fails
to
address
the
 fact
that
children
are
 exposed
to
plas3c
in
a
 mul3tude
of
other
areas
of
 their
lives.
 www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Studies
indicate
that
92.6%
of
 Americans
have
BPA
(Bisphenol
A
)

 in
their
blood
which
can
be
linked
 to
ADHD,
obesity,
heart
disease
 and
hormone
disrup3on.
BPA
is
 used
in
plas3c
and
food
can
 linings.

BPA
in
children
between
 six
and
eleven
years
of
age
is
twice
 as
high
as
those
of
older
 Americans.
 www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Studies show that infants are exposed to hundreds of harmful chemicals in utero. A US National Academy of Science study indicates that ‘neurologic and behavioural effects may result from low-level exposure to pesticides.’ Numerous studies show that pesticides can adversely affect the nervous system, increase the risk of cancer and infertility. www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Many paints and stains contain chemicals that create harmful fumes. These can remain indoors for long periods of time. Indoor air pollution is up to ten times greater than outdoor air pollution. www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • A US study discovered that many laundry, cleaning and air freshener products contain at least one chemical that is a recognised carcinogen. www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Research strongly suggests that breastfeeding can Australia is one of the prevent obesity. most overweight developed nations, with over 60% of adults and 25% of children www.ecoparenting.net overweight or obese.www.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Simple toys promote creative play Play has been recognised by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights as a right of every child. www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Over 2,000 studies have linked media use and aggressive behaviour. By age 18, a child will, on average, have witnessed 200,000 acts of violence, including 18,000 murders. www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Children who spend more than two hours in front of a computer or television screen per day are more likely to suffer psychological difficulties, regardless of how physically active they are. www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Walk in nature – a 20 minute walk in green surroundings gave improvements equivalent to a daily dose of drugs for ADHD. . www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • In 2011 New York introduced the Child Safe Playing Fields Act which prohibits use of pesticides on playgrounds, athletic fields and all grassy areas in K-12 schools. The new law states ʻNo school shall apply pesticide to any playgrounds, turf, athletic or www.ecoparenting.net playing fields.ʼwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • Ingredients in some cosmetics and personal care products are linked to cancer, asthma, learning disabilities and www.ecoparenting.net hormone disruptions.www.inspirededucation.com.au
  • A loving and responsive parent or carer is a key factor in a childʼs social, emotional, intellectual and physical development. www.ecoparenting.netwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • This
and
other
research
data 
is
available www.ecoparen3ng.net ‘eco parenting growing greener children’ Jane
Hanckel contact
jane@ecoparen3ng.net for more details about Inspir=Ed programs, consultancy and services Inspired solutions for education, health and well being www.ecoparenting.net www.inspirededucation.com.auwww.inspirededucation.com.au
  • the eco parenting books are available at www.natureschild.com.au,www.santostrading.com.au, selected outlets and at www.ecoparenting.net www.ecoparenting.net jane@ecoparenting.net