I remember the time when I was fresh out of residency and we were eagerly awaiting our first child. It was 5 long years after our wedding.
One in 10 women of childbearing age have trouble getting pregnant. Many don’t know why.
A new study in Environmental Health Perspectives suggests that the common canned food lining chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), could lower a woman’s chance of getting and staying pregnant while on IVF treatment. Study found that BPA mimics the actions of estrogen and estrogen fluctuations have drastic effects on reproductive capabilities.
Previous studies linked BPA to sperm problems.
BPA’s also has been suggested as causing heart problems and a potential cause of autism.
And read this, BPA is shown to cause breast cancer later in life, according to a recent report by The Breast Cancer Fund.
Avoid canned goods. minimize contact with certain plastics, water bottles and cash-register receipts.