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SeeVay is a baby product store that provides comprehensive safety checklists and a curated selection of high-quality, safe baby products. Our mission is to give new moms peace of mind by ensuring their baby’s safety is always top of mind.
Mosquitoes can carry serious diseases like West Nile virus. Currently, the risk of contracting West Nile in the Pacific Northwest is extremely low, but that’s not the case in some other parts of the country – or world. That risk could change at any time.
The pesticides in many repellents come with their own risks. Especially if used improperly, some of them may increase risks to people, wildlife and waterways.
Only the adult female mosquitoes suck blood. The rest eat flower nectar and help pollinate plants.
Find additional information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Working Group or from your own county’s vector control.
Ask an Oregon State University Extension Service Master Gardener in person, on the phone or online.
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At SeeVay, we know that the safety and well-being of your baby is your top priority. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing you with the tools you need to make sure you’re always on top of your baby’s safety. We understand that being a new mom can be overwhelming, and there’s so much information out there that it can be hard to know where to start.

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