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How wildfires can affect pregnancies

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According to the Center for Disease Control, smoke from wildfires result in exposure to carbon monoxide and other chemicals, which could increase your chances of pregnancy problems, not just for you but for your unborn child. 
High levels of carbon monoxide can cause problems with a baby's nervous system, or even worse a miscarriage. 
The CDC says the best thing for you to do to protect you and your child is talk to you employer to make sure the area you work in is well ventilated or even talk to your doctor about wearing a respirator.

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