Pregnancy/Infertility

Prenatal Exposure to Acetaminophen Linked to Ovarian Issues in Female Fetuses

Prenatal exposure to acetaminophen (paracetamol) can cause disruptions in ovary development of female fetuses a 2018 study reveals.

2019 Study Reveals Acetaminophen Reduces Testosterone in Male Fetuses

A 2019 study found taking acetaminophen (paracetamol), while pregnant, interferes with testosterone production in male fetuses and may be linked to cryptorchidism (undescended testicles) in newborn boys.

PFCs in Non-Stick Pans Linked to Infertility

A peer reviewed study reveals that perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), i.e. chemicals in non-stick pans, negatively affect animal and human reproductive health and are linked to several diseases including infertility. 

Estrogens in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time: Fetal BPA Exposure & Mammary Cancer

A peer reviewed study discussing gestational exposure to the xenoestrogen bisphenol A (BPA) and the increased risk of developing breast cancer during adulthood; long after cessation of exposure to BPA.

A French Government Report on the Dangers of BPA/BPS in Thermal Paper Receipts in The Unborn Child

A French Government (ANSES) report which recommends restricted use of Bisphenol A & S in thermal paper due to documented risks to the developing fetuses reproductive system.

 

Spirulina Protects Against Cadmium Induced Teratogenicity

A PubMed abstract on the role Spirulina plays in preventing fetal malformations in mice.

Common Chemical Increases Risk of Boy's Genital Deformity

An Environmental Health News study on phthalate exposure during pregnancy and the increased risk of delivering a son with hypospadias. 

Our Stolen Future

An Our Stolen Future article on the effects of phthalate exposure on baby boys during pregnancy.

BPA Exposure During Pregnancy

An Environmental Health Perspectives abstract on how BPA exposure during pregnancy disrupts glucose homeostasis in mothers and offspring.