Toxic chemicals in our daily life can harm reproductive health 

People are exposed to toxic chemicals through the air they breathe, water they drink, food they eat and consumer products they use every day. All of these exposures can have a harmful health impact.  

Chemicals like PFAS and phthalates can affect children, so their reproductive health is compromised when they’re older.  

These chemicals can cause thyroid disruption, preeclampsia, harm to sperm, and low birth weight. 

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