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Baby Health - First Evidence Common Pollutant - Perchlorate May Reduce Iodine Levels in... - 0 views

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    Texas based researchers found that an increasingly common pollutant called perchlorate may interfere with the bioavailability of the iodine in breast milk, thus decreasing an infant's intake.
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Baby Development - Harvard Study Finds Pregnant Women who Eat Fish and Breastfeed Longe... - 0 views

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    Certain fish can provide an excellent source of the essential fatty omega 3, a nutrient that is vital for healthy infant brain development. Years ago, expecting women were encouraged to consume fish to increase omega 3 intake, but that recommendation had tapered off due to the high amounts of mercury in fish from our polluted waters. A new study found that moderate consumption is most beneficial for both mother and baby.
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