“A long overdue regulation of one of the most important baby products on the market”
“healthynest is disrupting the diaper industry”
“healthynest works with pediatricians, neurologists and toxicologists to create non-toxic products as well as science-backed enrichment activities that focus on the developmental health of babies during the first three years.”
“Its simple, no-frills design stood out to parent testers, who unanimously agreed it felt remarkably soft.”
Mariel is a licensed clinical social worker, Director at the Mount Sinai Parenting Center and on faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in both Pediatrics and Environmental Medicine and Public Health. She’s certified in parent management training from the Yale Parenting Center. Mariel will continue to develop our robust content library, as well as provide 1-1 coaching as a true value-add for our healthynest members. Mariel is also a mother of two little ones and holds a BS from Northwestern and MSW from NYU.
Dr. Pressman hosts a leading parenting podcast “Raising Good Human's”, for families with a goal of helping to make the journey of being a parent less overwhelming and a little more joyful. As an expert on every aspect of child development, Dr. Pressman has been a resource and personal friend to Shazi for many years.
Dr. Cowan is a pediatrician with over 30 years of clinical experience working with children. He has a specialty in Developmental Pediatrics and is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics, serving as a member of the section on Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Cowan has treated Shazi + Joe’s son Zane on an ongoing basis, and has been a resource to the family throughout their journey.
Ken is the President and Co-founder of the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. He is widely recognized as one of the environmental community’s most prominent leaders. As a member of the EWG board, Shazi has lobbied with Ken on Capitol Hill among many efforts to change the state of children’s health today.
Dr. James Adams is a President’s Professor at Arizona State University, where he directs the Autism and Asperger’s Research Program. He is the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Neurological Health Foundation, and has authored over 150 scientific articles in peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Adams and Shazi serve jointly on the board of the Neurological Health Foundation and share a commitment for children’s health due in part to their shared experience of having a child with autism.
Dr. Goh is a pediatric behavioral neurologist, a neuroscience researcher, and author. She has dedicated her career to researching and developing therapies for neurological conditions that impact childhood brain development. She graduated summa cum laude at Harvard Medical School and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. . In addition to her Clinical practice, she went on to serve as a faculty member at Columbia University, with joint appointments in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology.
These early years are incredible