Friday, August 24, 2012

Pregnant? Breathe easy.

Take small steps such as:

  • Trade your scented candles or oils  for fresh flowers.
  • Skip the household aerosol sprays.
  • Quit smoking right away, and don't allow anyone to smoke around you.


  • Pesticides
  • Paint Fumes
  • Tobacco Smoke
  • Improperly Maintained Stoves
  • Kerosene Heaters
  • Solvents

For more Breathe Easy tips, read this article at Eco-Pregnancy and this one.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Air Pollution in the News

Air pollution continues to be a problem reported in the news. Here are some recent stories that caught our attention:

  • Illinois - Air Quality Index over 100 - Examiner
  • Connecticut - dangerous humid winds - Fox News
  • New York - chemical fire - WYNT
  • Kansas - air quality alert issued - KWCH
  • Hong Kong - storm creates smog - Bloomberg