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Microplastic Particles Found in the Placentas of Unborn Babies


A study has found that microplastic particles from packaging, paints, cosmetics and personal care products have been found in the placentas of unborn babies.
The particles were found in the placentas of four healthy women who had normal pregnancies and births.
The health impact of microplastics in the body is not yet known, but scientists said they could carry chemicals that could cause long-term damage or disturb developing immune systems.

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