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BPA and baby bottle safety: What every parent needs to know

MccarthyClaire111408Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a chemical used in the plastic liners of cans to prevent spoilage of canned foods, and in a variety of other plastic products to make them clear and shatterproof—which makes it particularly attractive for making baby bottles. Recently, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health recommended that pregnant and breastfeeding women, and children ages 2 and younger, limit their exposure to BPA. What does this mean for you?

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