Hidden Exposures: Informing pregnant women and families about harmful environmental exposures

This resource was published December 2009 by the Toronto Public Health as part of a fact sheet series to help service providers inform pregnant women and families about the most harmful environmental substances and how they may affect the fetus, infants and young children. The series includes numerous tips for pregnant women and families to take action to reduce exposure to lead and mercury and the chemicals found in pesticides, cleaning products, plastics, paint, personal care products and the air.

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The factsheet is also available at http://www.healthyenvironmentforkids.ca/resources/hidden-exposures-informing-pregnant-women-and-families-about-harmful-environmental-exposur

hiddenexposuresfsseriesdec2009.pdf