BREAST FEEDING AND HORMONE DISRUPTERS - INVISIBLE DANGERS
To sum it all up, the womb experience is now fraught with many invisible dangers. The undeniable toxic exposure in utero to synthetic hormones, petrochemicals, organochlorines found in pesticides, fungicides, herbicides and insecticides, along with the new members to the club such as phthalates, nonylphenol and bisphenol-A, pose a grave risk to the developing fetus. The effects to the fetus' developing brain, immune system, reproductive system, endocrine system and behavioral development may not be observed until puberty or beyond. These man-made chemicals tweak the genes into mutations that can possibly lead to numerable health problems, some of them life-threatening. Certainly, the quality of a person's life can be seriously jeopardized.
The other tricky bit is that it's not only the introduction of these hormone-disrupting chemicals into a fetus' world, but also the timing of exposure that is crucial.