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Does Pollution Affect Your Kid?

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A new study says that air pollution can affect the lungs of infants faster and it could also impact the lung function of a kid even after growing up into an adult.

Does Pollution Affect Your Kid?

When a baby is exposed to pollution since the day of birth, by the time he completes 8 years, his lung function may get impacted.

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Dust smoke, fumes, pollen and ash in the air can negatively impact a baby's respiratory system. In a recent study, researchers observed the fact that the lung function of kids who live very close to polluted roads is 6% weaker compared to other kids.

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This clearly shows how pollution can impact the lung function of children. In fact, researchers recommend staying in clean areas at least when you have children.

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As the lungs of babies are vulnerable, it is advisable to prefer areas where the air is clean and breathable. In fact, air pollution is becoming a burning issues of all urban areas of the world.

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Couples who wish to conceive can always plan for such things before they give birth to children so that the next generation will have better living conditions.

Read more about: parenting, kids
Story first published: Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 11:29 [IST]
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