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A 28-year-old female asked:

i am 22wks pregnant and inhaled some chemicals including ddt that was sprayed at my work place two days ago. will it affect my baby?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
A single, brief: Exposure is unlikely to harm your fetus at 22 weeks. Significant exposure would have made you feel ill. However, you may want to check osha regulations & very politely & tactfully, share them with your employer or hr department to prevent recurrent exposure.

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Last updated Oct 18, 2016

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