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Pregnancy and Mobile Phones

Postby mums2b.sg » Fri, 02 Apr 2010 1:24 am

Women during pregnancy are suggested to limit cell phone use to ensure safety of the baby.

Recent study suggests that pregnant women who talk on cell phone as few as three times a day could be doing damage to their unborn child. Here’s the link to this said study:
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style ... 30352.html

Every day we are swimming in a sea of electromagnetic radiation produced not only with mobile phones but all electrical appliances from wi-fi to televisions, laptop, microwave oven and even the clock radio next to your bed. Exposure to harmful everyday radiation is becoming a serious health threat unnoticed to many.

Today there are more than two billion cell phone users being exposed every day to the dangers of electromagnetic radiation – dangers government regulators and the cell phone industry refuse to admit exist. What do you think about it?
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Postby nakatago » Fri, 02 Apr 2010 1:29 am

in before tinfoil hat.

or in this case, tinfoil belly wrap.

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Postby missis » Fri, 02 Apr 2010 12:30 pm

Did you notice that this article is 2 years old?

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 02 Apr 2010 1:40 pm

It also refers to the technology that was in the marked over a decade ago and the basic trend observed over all these years was to reduce the power of the gsm and other similardevices transmitters.
Apparently this paragraph was also overlooked: They add that there might be other possible explanations that they did not examine – such as that mothers who used the phones frequently might pay less attention to their children – and stress that the results "should be interpreted with caution" and checked by further studies. But they conclude that "if they are real they would have major public health implications".

Check this out:
http://ec.europa.eu/health/opinions2/en ... phones.htm

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Re: Pregnancy and Mobile Phones

Postby mums2b.sg » Fri, 02 Apr 2010 7:40 pm

May also be helpful to check a few of the latest news from CNN and CBS News:

How Safe Is Your Cell Phone? - Time in partnership with CNN - March 15, 2010
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/artic ... topstories


Cell Phone Health Warning in Maine - CBS News - March 11, 2010
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/03/ ... 0355.shtml

Cancer Warning Labels for Cell Phones? - CBS News - Dec. 21, 2009
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/12/ ... ag=related
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 02 Apr 2010 8:03 pm

It would appear that moms2be is planning on having a rat instead of a human being. That, coupled with the fact that ALL those reports' conclusions are only MAY results, with absolutely nothing conclusive. The CERN particle splitter the just restarted, MAY create a Black hole that will suck in the entire earth and she's worried that her cell phone is going to give her what? The world MAY go into another Ice Age, the nuclear powers might lose their cool and end life as we know it by blowing each other up. And you are worried about electromagnetic radiation that is one-"billionth" the amount of an x-ray?

Don't eat rice. It's been microwaved to kill the weevils. Don't drink the water, it's been flouridated, matter of fact, don't have any children, they might just survive and be as paranoid as you are. Just what we need.

Bet you've got a subscription to The National Inquirer as well. :roll:

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 02 Apr 2010 9:25 pm

Mums2b.sg, 2 questions:
1. Tell us please, are you going to quit using mobile phone assuming you are pregnant?
2. This is from your earlier posts: Expectant Mothers: JOIN US FOR AN INTIMATE TEA SESSION! Am I wrong or tea is not really recommended during pregnancy?

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Postby snowqueen » Sun, 04 Apr 2010 4:53 pm

What a load of poop. Why not go and live in the north pole to make sure you are completely free of whatever.

We are surrounded by radio waves and pollution every day, using computers, mobiles and microwaves etc and we all go on to have perfectly healthy babies.

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Postby scarbowl » Mon, 05 Apr 2010 1:58 pm

From Wikipedia but available elsewhere as well:
The World Health Organization, based upon the consensus view of the scientific and medical communities, has stated in the past that cancer is unlikely to be caused by cellular phones or their base stations and that reviews have found no convincing evidence for other health effects.

A recent assessment was published in 2007 by the European Commission Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR). It concludes from the available research that no significant health effect has been demonstrated from mobile phone radiation at normal exposure levels:....

Too much alarmism in the world today. If you aren't going to use your mobile then you should eliminate your toaster oven, move away from any cellphone towers, get rid of your stove/oven (unless gas powered), and your television, for starters.


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