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Pregnant? Avoid These Toxic Products

Pregnant? Avoid These Toxic Products

Congrats on your pregnancy! Some time in these 40 weeks (give or take) you may find yourself in dire need of pampering. We get it. But do a little research before you fix your hair or even book a massage. More than 287 toxic chemicals have been found in newborn cord blood, and guess how they got there? Many of these chemicals are infused in personal care products—things we use every single day!—and they have the capacity to harm you and your growing baby. Read on for easy steps to avoid lead, a potent neurotoxin, hormone disruptors and more in everything from lipstick to shampoo. Doing so can lessen your chemical load and safeguard your baby as she develops.

 

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Healthy Child Healthy World

For more than 20 years Healthy Child Healthy World , a non-profit whose mission is to empower families to make better, safer choices, has been protecting children from the harmful effects of toxic chemicals. We are seeing increased evidence of the impact of these chemicals found in everyday products on children’s health. Through evidence-based information and up to date resources and programs, we help families, promote solutions, and influence policy.

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4:59PM PDT on Aug 10, 2014

Very informative.

11:13PM PDT on May 24, 2014

Thanks

11:26PM PDT on May 22, 2014

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3:30AM PDT on May 22, 2014

Thank you

1:52AM PDT on May 22, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

2:18PM PDT on May 19, 2014

Thanks

1:17PM PDT on May 19, 2014

Not just for pregnant women!

6:04AM PDT on May 18, 2014

New for me, thanks for sharing

5:20AM PDT on May 18, 2014

Love our mum

4:15AM PDT on May 18, 2014

Thank you :)

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