Are air wick or glade air fresheners and ionic breezes harmful to babies? i have a month old baby and my mom has air fresheners in the living room as well as an ionic breaze. i wanna know if its harmful to her so my mom will believe me if it is
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
A : A british study following 14, 000 children linked use of air fresheners and aerosols in the home during pregnancy and after birth to a significant increase in diarrhea and earaches. A number of studies have shown that air fresheners and aerosols increase volatile organic compound levels.
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Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Usually not: A small amount of freshener which cleans the air and is not directly sprayed at the baby, actually removes allergens. Avoid harsh chemicals and select natural products as available.
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Last updated Sep 12, 2020
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