Climate Change and the Health of Pregnant Women

EPA. Climate Change and the Health of Pregnant Women. Factsheet. 2016.
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Climate Change and the Health of Pregnant Women Understanding the threats that climate change Climate change poses to human health can help us work will also cause together to lower risks and be prepared. Climate change threatens human health, including mental health, and access to clean air, safe drinking water, nutritious food, and shelter. Everyone is affected by climate change at some point in their lives. Some people are more affected by climate change than others because of factors like where they live; their age, health, income, and occupation; and how they go about their day-to-day life. Most women have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. However, climate change can worsen environmental hazards that threaten the health of pregnant women and increase health risks for the baby.

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