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Things in Your House May Reduce Fertility

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, January 27, 2010 | 0 comments

Things in Your House May Reduce FertilityYou may not realize it, but there could be something in your home that lessens your ability to have kids. That's according to a new UC Berkeley study released in Environmental Health Perspectives.

The study finds that women who are exposed to higher levels of a chemical found in some flame retardants are less likely to conceive. That chemical can most commonly be found in some furniture and fabrics. As they break down, you can find it in dust as well. It can even be found in some nail polish removers.

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About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
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