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Inhabitots Roundup: Toxins To Avoid During Pregnancy & Beyond | Inhabitots

Inhabitots Roundup: Toxins To Avoid During Pregnancy & Beyond | Inhabitots

BPA can cross the placenta from mom to fetus , it’s a wise move to avoid harmful BPA at all costs. BPA exposure in utero is linked to lower birth weight , and babies exposed to BPA in the womb may have an increased risk of breast cancer in later life . It’s also important to try to steer as clear as possible of air pollution, which can lower a child’s IQ points by 4 points . Additionally, exposure to pesticides in the womb are linked to learning disabilities , so choose organic foods and avoid genetically modified foods, because mother and baby pesticide exposure has been linked to GMOs . Learn 7 eco-friendly food safety tips for moms-to-be that will help you with meal selections and prep. And be sure to negate your exposure to PCB while pregnant because this hazardous chemical may harm baby’s immune system . It is crucially important to be cognizant of your growing baby’s...

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