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Prenatal Pesticide Exposure May Harm Baby's Brain

Apr 24

by In the News on 24 April 2011 in , , with 1 Comments

Exposure to pesticides in the womb may harm a baby's brain and hinder the child's intelligence, according to three new studies published April 21.

All the studies found a link between prenatal pesticideexposure and lower IQ scores at age 7. One study found children with the highest levels of exposure in the womb scored 7 points lower on an IQ test than those who had the lowest levels of exposure.

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  • The baby is the one that completes the family. It can not be so called "family" without his presence. Being considered as a special gift from God, the parents has to be extra careful before and after his delivery. In the past decade, individuals have decried the concept of “designer babies” - using genetic manipulation to create kids to parents’ specifications. Critics are slamming the practice for making humans a commodity like a steak, though there are several practical applications involved such as staying away from horrible genetic disorders. Source for this article: Trend of designer babies still alive and well

    Posted by Bryan C, 26/09/2011 5:27am (3 years ago)

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