Jennifer Lance, EcoChildsPlay.com:
During both of my pregnancies, I was an avid drinker of pregnancy tea. This natural herbal concoction is full of essential vitamins and minerals; however, little did I know I was making my tea toxic by drinking it out of a Nalgene bottle. We (the public) did not know about endocrine disrupting chemicals in plastics, such as bisphenol-A (BPA) back then, but we do now. A new study has linked prenatal exposure to (BPA) and diethylstilbestrol (DES) to breast cancer.
BPA has been linked to many severe health problems. From heart disease to diabetes, this chemical is still prevalent in may consumer products. Like any toxic chemical, it is especially concerning in utero. Medical News Today explains:
In this study, researchers treated pregnant mice with BPA or DES and then looked at the offspring as adults. When the offspring reached adulthood, their mammary glands still produced higher levels of EZH2, a protein that plays a role in the regulation ofRead More »from Prenatal BPA Exposure Linked to Breast Cancer