Do infant swings have fire retardants? And what is resinated polyester?

— Tracy Branford, CT

Answered by Susan Davis on February 27, 2011

What is a safe, nontoxic sealant for a wooden highchair?

— Pam Becker Stevens Point, WI

Answered by Kirsten Flynn on September 14, 2010

Is there a finish I can use to seal MDF surfaces on a changing table for my baby’s nursery?

— Sabrina van Engelen, Aliso Viejo, CA

Answered by Debbie Sek on July 23, 2009

Is there a drywall alternative that's safe for our new baby's nursery?

— Holly Coleman, Roeland Park, KS

Answered by Nick Cope on December 17, 2008

For a baby nursery, is refinishing the hardwood floor better than installing new carpet?

— Anna Hilton, Philadelphia, PA

Answered by Martine Paquin on September 11, 2008

Is linoleum a good flooring choice for our baby's nursery?

— Lauren Raymond, Avon, CO

Answered by Marian Keeler on January 7, 2008

Which wood finishes are safe to use on children's furniture?

— Karen Bird, Denver, CO

Answered by Piper Kujac on March 8, 2007