Summary: Candy Au

Originally reported: BBC News Website

Date: 6/2/10

Originally: 08/04/09

Bad Air affects Birth Weight [1]

Exposure to traffic pollution could affect the development of babies in the womb, US researchers have warned. They found the higher a mother’s level of exposure in early and late pregnancy, the more likely it was that the baby would not grow properly.


  1. Pollution link with birth weight, BBC News, 08/04/09