Tag: safe pregnancy

Take It Personally


On my way into work last Friday I heard a story on NPR about a UCSF study that found dozens of toxic chemicals in the bodies of pregnant women. I’ve written before about the vulnerable environment of the womb, and while I’m not surprised by the findings of this latest report, its release struck a…

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Eco-Tip of the Week: How to Avoid Toxic Exposures during Pregnancy


A lot of our friends are pregnant right now and wondering what they can do to protect themselves and their new baby from toxic chemicals.  More and more women realize that exposures to toxics are especially harmful when they are pregnant or nursing. Many of the toxics that pregnant women are exposed to in their…

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