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[7 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1,857 views]
Month Of Conception Linked To Birth Defects In United States

Studying all 30.1 million births which occurred in the U.S. between 1996 and 2002, the researchers found a strong association between the increased number of birth defects in children of women whose last menstrual period occurred in April, May, June or July and elevated levels of nitrates, atrazine and other pesticides in surface water during the same months.