According to non-profit organization Healthy Child Healthy World, more than 287 chemicals have been found in newborn cord blood.
Another staggering statistic, only 11% of the 10,000 personal care ingredients used by U.S. manufacturers have been tested for safety.
With each pregnancy, I’m learning more about toxins found in cleaning products and personal care products, and I’m doing my best to avoid them. Knowledge is power my friends! Check out these known dangers found as well as the safer alternatives to try while pregnant.
The below infographic is part of Healthy Child Healthy World’s Safer Pregnancy Resources campaign. To learn more, read their Easy Steps to Safer Pregnancy e-book here and use this interactive resource for to learn how reduce exposure to chemical toxins during pregnancy. What products have you avoided during pregnancy?