Toxic Threats: Pregnancy

Preventing Toxic Exposures to Pregnant Women, the Fetus and Newborns The womb is a child’s first habitat, where healthy brain development starts. It is especially important for pregnant women and women considering pregnancy to take precautions to minimize toxic...

Toxic Threats: Brain Development

Chemicals and Categories of Chemicals Known to Harm Brain Development Approximately 3,000 chemicals are produced at more than one million pounds per year. Of these 3,000 chemicals, scientists have determined with certainty that 10 to 12 chemicals or categories of...