The risks posed by x-ray exposure are fairly small. You and your dentist or doctor might decide to postpone or use shielding to lower exposure. Learn more about x-rays during pregnancy.
Minimize Exposure to Low-Level Electromagnetic Fields
Compared to x-rays, cell phones, computers, microwaves (and more) emit much less energy. Everyday radiation may impact the way DNA replicates or how cells grow and perform.
Studies of caffeine intake disagree regarding fetal health. Because of the controversy, many sources advise reducing caffeine during pregnancy. Get more details.
Avoid Drinking Unfiltered Tap Water
Filtering your tap water can reduce harmful contaminants to your baby. See if your system removes fluoride, lead and other heavy metals. If your home is older, run the water for a minute.
Genetically Modified Foods
Producers and regulatory agencies assume that if the original foods were safe, the new product will also be safe. Opponents believe this might not be true. Safety tests/labeling is voluntary.
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