The Risk of a Toxic Environment to Expecting Mothers

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Post By: Willow Hill, Upstream Research Director of Marketing

Children are the most vulnerable demographic when it comes to toxic, chemical exposure. This threat increases when it comes to babies in the womb. Expectant mothers are exposed to hundreds of toxic chemicals on a daily basis through household products and polluted air.  

The Environmental Working Group, or EWG, is an organization that specializes in research and advocacy in the areas of toxic chemicals, agricultural subsidies, public lands, and corporate accountability. “10 Americans” is a short video by the EWG that highlights the risk of these harmful everyday chemicals to women, children and looks at ways we can begin to prevent exposure.

Their video below is a must-watch:

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