Air pollution may impact foetal cardiovascular system

Microscopic particles in air pollution inhaled by pregnant women may damage foetal cardiovascular development, according to a study by Rutgers researchers

Air pollution may impact foetal cardiovascular systemThe study, published in the journal Cardiovascular Toxicology, found that early in the first trimester and late in the third trimester were critical windows during which pollutants most affect the mother’s and foetus, cardiovascular systems. “These findings suggest that pregnant women, women of child-bearing years who may be pregnant and those undergoing fertility treatments should […]