2. Pregnancy Complications

Pregnant women with lead exposure in the past are at risk of losing their unborn child. They may also deliver it with extreme difficulty and long-lasting impairment. The problem with lead is that it doesn't just move through the bloodstream, it piles up in the bones. Depending on the amount of lead within the mother's body, the baby will consume lead with its nutrients. This can often prove fatal to a developing fetus.

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