Tag Archives: Toxins

These Everyday Chemicals Linked to Autism | Rodale News

Why we avoid phthalates – and adding fragrances – to Nanna’s range at all costs! – There are plenty of health reasons for everyone to avoid endocrine disrupting chemicals, but pregnant women especially need to take note. Prenatal exposure to flame retardant chemicals and phthalates has been associated with autistic features in children, according to Canadian […]

Beijing’s toxic smog lowers birth weight of babies, research finds – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Why spending some time in the country is a great idea, especially when you’ve got a little one on the way… – A study found babies were born on average 25 grams heavier in the year of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, when the Chinese government cut some of the city’s pollution. American researchers from Duke University […]