LifestyleIdeas.net
Pregnancy and Childbirth

Prenatal exposure to chemicals in personal care products may speed puberty in girls

Girls exposed to chemicals commonly found in toothpaste, makeup, soap and other personal care products before birth may hit puberty earlier, according to a new longitudinal study. Researchers found that daughters of mothers who had higher levels of diethyl phthalate and triclosan in their bodies during pregnancy experienced puberty at younger ages.

Related posts

Study shows relationship between type of delivery and twins’ psychological development

admin

Maternal nut consumption during pregnancy linked to improvements in neurodevelopment in children

admin

Lengthy time to conception and fertility treatment might affect child’s asthma risk

admin