Tests Find More Than 200 Chemicals in Newborn Umbilical Cord Blood

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    Tests Find More Than 200 Chemicals in Newborn Umbilical Cord Blood: Scientific American

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    I didn't click on the link yet, but my first thought was I wonder if these chemicals are a "trigger" for autism too?
     
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    These chemicals are probably the trigger for a lot of things including autism. I'm gonna go out on a limb and say these things aren't helping to say the least.
     
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    Update: New advice says don't be so quick to cut the umbilical cord...
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    Delay Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth, Physicians Group Recommends
    December 24, 2016 - Doctors shouldn't be too hasty to cut the umbilical cords of babies who've just been delivered, a physicians group says.

     

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