Antibacterial Compounds May be Harmful for Pregnant Women

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By Alabama News Network

A new study finds that pregnant women and their fetuses are being exposed to antibacterial compounds that can be harmful.  

Researchers tested about 200 pregnant women and found they all had triclosan and triclocarban.  
About half of the babies tested positive as well.  
 
Those compounds can be found in soaps, toothpastes and toys, and have been known to cause developmental problems in animals.