About Healthy Child

Our passion is to create a more peaceful, healthy world by helping you raise healthy, happy, thriving, emotionally secure kids. 

Rest easy knowing that your children are protectedHealthy Child Reduce Toxins

We help you make simple choices that will eliminate the most threatening toxic exposures. We provide clear solutions and offer only products we’ve thoroughly researched and vetted for safety—products we trust for our own children.

Create more cooperation and connection with your children

As trained and experienced parent coaches, we can help you transform your relationship with your children and raise respectful, responsible, cooperative kids who are self-confident, emotionally secure, and happy.

View the Healthy Child Parent Coaching Program

We are moms and we understand

We are parents – we understand what you’re going through, we empathize with your challenges, and we are supportive of your parenting journey. We care deeply about children and we care about our customers.

We are three moms with over 80 years combined parenting experience with children ages 11 through 49 and grandchildren between the ages of 5 and 12! We have gained a lot of education, wisdom and insight raising kids, and are trained in specific skills and techniques to help you keep your family safe, healthy and happy.

Jane Sheppard McMillan

Valerie Bettencourt

Gaye Abbott

We love being mentors and inspiration for other mamas!

The Healthy Child story

Our founder, Jane Sheppard, started Healthy Child in 1997, shortly after becoming a mother. She learned about the toxic threats to her own child and how to reduce exposures. Jane became passionate about examining the research and sharing with other parents. She formed an advisory board of doctors and scientists, and the Healthy Child Newsletter was born.

Most mattress, bedding and furniture products on the market are toxic and unsafe for babies and children. And most homes are lacking in pure air and water. So we made it our mission to find healthy alternatives and make them available at Healthy Child. It’s our passion to provide you with reliable, truthful and substantial information about each product so you can make a truly informed decision.

Our guiding principle

Our founder’s mission of safeguarding babies and children so they will thrive is the Guiding Principle that drives everything we do at Healthy Child. If you’re in search of safe products, peace of mind, and the truth – you’ve come to the right place.

Integrity and authenticity

Our promise to you is to do business with integrity. We take the time to understand the science and we question the manufacturers so that you don’t have to—so that you can spend your precious time with your family instead.

We know and understand toxins – specifically how chemical exposures affect babies and children. We’ve been in business for nearly two decades, and we continue to research all our products extensively.

Here is what we guarantee:

  • Safe Materials-We know which materials to avoid and which ones are harmless.
  • Transparency– We carefully select manufacturers that are open and transparent and only when we get confirmation that products are up to our strict safety standards do we offer them on our site.
  • Reliable Information-We provide you with all the information you need to make a clear choice. No green-washing, no worries.
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