Toxic Before You're Born

Five years ago Molly and Zachery Gray were in the midst of a dark, lonely spiral. It began with Molly’s first miscarriage.

“It was a really emotional process of being so joyful and so happy and ready to make that step into parenthood and that being pulled away from you,” said Molly, 32. “[The pregnancy is] happening and all of a sudden it’s gone. It’s really hard.”

After a second miscarriage the Grays were on a desperate hunt for answers. After Molly got pregnant a third time, she heard about a small study to test the blood of pregnant women for chemicals. She signed up.

The Grays wondered, as many do, if chemicals in the environment could be to blame. The science on this matter cannot yet give them an answer.

Read the entire article here:
http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/06/01/backpack.cord.blood/index.html?hpt=…

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