Dangerous inheritance: When chemicals pass from mom to baby

I can only imagine the joy parents must feel when they look at their baby’s face and see something of themselves in it. My own father proudly takes credit for my blue eyes while my mother insists that I got my big smile from her. Like so many of us, I inherited some of my best traits from my mom, but I also inherited something hidden and far more troubling—the burden of chemicals in her body. Everyone’s first environment is…

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