Plants, baby's & kids

Houseplants are a great way to not only add a beautiful visual element to your home or nursery but also help in creating a healthy environment for your family. It's also important to make the right selections to avoid those that are more harmful than others. The notes below are intended as a guide only. We encourage you to consult your doctor for more detailed information.The safest way to incorporate plants into your space is keeping them in inaccessible locations to prevent your little ones from grabbing and ingesting them.  

  • PLANTS WE SUGGEST YOU AVOID

Common houseplants that can be harmful to children if they chew on the leaves include

Golden pothos
English ivy
Dieffenbachia
Philodendron
Syngonium

These are some of the commonly known plants but you should consult your doctor if concerned about a particular plant.

 

  • PLANTS WE RECOMMEND

Areca palm
Lady palm
Bamboo palm
Snake plant
Swedish ivy
Spider plant
Yucca
Corn plant
Boston fern

 

  • BABY'S NURSERY

The following is a list 

Boston fern
Snake plant (mother in laws tongue)
Fittonia
Rubber plant
Dracaena (happy plant)
Prayer Plant

 

Prevention is the safest way to avoid any issues with your little one ingesting any of your houseplants so try to choose a position for your house plant out of their reach.