Hidden chemical menace

Every day we are exposed to many different chemicals through the products we use, the food we eat and the air we breathe. Mounting evidence suggests that a particular group, endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), can affect reproductive health.


Research shows that 95% of tested people have EDCs in their bodies. Although the effects are subtle, it is important to be aware of EDCs, what they do and how exposure to them can be reduced when planning a pregnancy.

These chemicals are present in the air, soil, water, food and in many products. They