Here are some simple tips for avoiding toxic chemicals before, during, and after your pregnancy that you can apply to your individual lifestyle to help give you and your baby a healthy advantage
The Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), the University of California – San Francisco (UCSF) and the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) have launched an infographic to create awareness around toxic chemicals and pregnancy.
FIGO, UCSF and HEAL are calling on health professionals and policymakers to take societal action on a much wider scale, by:
Remember, exposure to toxic chemicals before, during and after pregnancy jeopardizes women’s health and babies can be particularly vulnerable to toxic exposures during certain windows of development.
Health and Environment Alliance 2020, 10 tips to avoid toxic chemicals during and after pregnancy, accessed 27 July 2020, <https://www.env-health.org/figo-ucsf-and-heal-share-10-tips-to-avoid-toxic-chemicals-during-and-after-pregnancy/>.
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