Mold Exposure Pregnancy
Mold exposure during pregnancy
Nothing is quite as exciting as learning that you are going to become a parent. You have 9 months to prepare for your innocent baby’s arrival and that time leading up to your son or daughters birth can be overwhelming. All of the fears of becoming a new parent begin to arise. How do I cure this awful diaper rash? How do I install this car seat? One question that you don’t want to arise during your pregnancy is “do i need mold removal?
What do I do if I find black mold in my home while pregnant?
Discovering mold in your home while you are pregnant can be terrifying. Will exposure to this toxic substance harm my unborn baby or me? How do I get rid of it? Mold Remediation Orange County Ca – A pregnant woman living somewhere with black mold can most definitely harm a developing fetus. Mycotoxins that dwell within black mold are teratogenic. Teratogens are agents that can cause a birth defect. 4-5% of birth defects are caused by these harmful teratogens.
What birth defects can be caused by exposure to black mold during pregnancy?
Black mold is known to affect the respiratory system. It is just as harmful to an unborn fetus as it is to the pregnant mother. Due to this, your child can be born with asthma or respiratory problems when born. Respiratory problems in a newborn baby are linked to SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). A fetus being exposed to black mold may also cause developmental delays. Having a miscarriage is also very likely if you are exposed to black mold during your pregnancy.
What do I do if I find black mold in my home?
To best protect yourself and your unborn baby, it is best to contact a licensed mold removal specialist. It is much safer to contact someone who is specialized in the removal of black mold then to try to handle it yourself. A licensed mold removal specialist will have the proper knowledge, experience, and equipment to remove this harmful substance from the air that you and your baby are breathing.
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Article Posted by Bill Gregory, Owner, and Restoration Consultant for Gregory Restoration – http://www.gregoryrestoration.com/mold-exposure-pregnancy/