Womb Ecology: New Reasons and New Ways to Prepare the Prenatal Environment
Publication Date:March 2006
This article continues the dialogue on the origins of heath as beginning in the womb. It points to the positive effects and changes that can occur when re-evaluating the importance of the pregnancy period for matters of public health. A brief review of the literature on dietary habits preconception/prenatally, and the intrauterine pollution of fat-soluble synthetic chemicals were offered. Followed by the description of a pilot study for the purpose of initiating a new generation of research. Results indicated preconceptional counselling must reflect new preoccupations based on the life-long effects of intrauterine pollutants.
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